U.S. Open

Mickelson's Near Misses

Phil Mickelson added to his collection of U.S. Open close calls with his record sixth runner-up at Merion. Here, we take a closer look at his previous heartbreaks

1999 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2

By the 16th hole, Mickelson had taken a one-shot lead over Stewart. However, he was unable to get up-and-down from a greenside bunker to save par. Meanwhile, Stewart drained an unlikely 25-footer for par to pull even.
Stephen Szurlej
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