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Sport Watch: Mickelson hits right-handed out of trees at Masters

22:37  05 april  2018
22:37  05 april  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

Opinion: The Masters can't get here soon enough

  Opinion: The Masters can't get here soon enough Consider this another tradition unlike any other. How To 10x Your Savings with These 2 New Accounts Learn More Sponsored by MyFinance Two or three or more of the best players win tournaments in the months leading to April, golf fans hear the familiar, soothing notes of "Augusta" in TV spots and declare that this is shaping up to be the best Masters of them all.No doubt, there has been enough happen in 12 weeks to start counting the days.Dustin Johnson started the year with an eight-shot victory that featured a 432½-yard drive on a 433-yard hole. He remains at No. 1 in the world.

In the opening round of the 2019 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, Phil Mickelson attempts to hit his second shot right - handed on the

Phil Mickelson hits out of the trees on No. 9 during the second round of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6 He sat 2-under for the tournament, just one shot off the lead of the Masters , but now here he was staring down a narrow corridor of trees leading back

a man wearing a hat © Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports Phil Mickelson found himself in trouble early on during the first round of the Masters on Thursday, but anyone who has watched Phil play over the years knows that there is no one better at getting out of it than him.

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After pulling his tee shot into the trees on the par-5 2nd hole, Mickelson — the man they call “Lefty” — decided that the best way to put the ball back into play would be to play his second shot right-handed.

And as you can see, it worked. Mickelson found his way back into the fairway, though he did end up bogeying the hole.

Mickelson has never been afraid to take risks, and sometimes he ends up sliding down a cliff on his backside because of it. Fortunately, the 47-year-old is showing no signs of changing his game.

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