Watch Phil Mickelson get up-and-down from behind a fence of railroad ties, because Phil Mickelson

September 09, 2016

From impossible lies. Off cart paths and cables. Even up in grandstands, Phil Mickelson has a knack for finding trouble on the golf course -- and getting out of it. But during the first round of the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick, we saw Phil in an unfamiliar position: behind a fence of railroad ties. Seriously.

Mickelson's tee shot on the par-3 sixth went long and left, leaving Mickelson in a peculiar spot. Of course, he responded with a brilliant pitch to set up a tap-in par. Check it out:

Thanks to Pete Dye (the man loves his railroad ties) for coming up with this unusual on-course obstacle. And thanks to Phil for bringing it into play. It's almost like he does this stuff on purpose. . .