STAFF BLOG EVERYTHING ELSE BY FORUM REPORTER J. SHANE MERCER Concordia College art show looks at wonder
Its a little bit like the scene from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in which Lucy Pevensie pulls the sheet from a gargantuan armoire and steps into the land of Narnia.
As you open the 16 s... Posted on 9/6/10 at 8:02 AM
Phil Mickelson’s wife, Amy, has been diagnosed with breast cancer, and the three-time major champion said on Wednesday he will suspend his U.S. PGA Tour schedule indefinitely.
According to a release from Mickelson’s management company, his wife was to have more tests but begin treatment with major surgery as early as the next two weeks.
He was on the practice range at first light, only his coach and caddie at his side. Then it was off to the putting green, where he kept pressing an Augusta National official for permission to start his practice round before the course was open.
It’s a familiar story for Tiger Woods each year at the Masters.
But on this frigid Tuesday morning, the routine belonged to Phil Mickelson.
Phil Mickelson tied for 121st.
Nick Watney was all alone at the top of the crowded leaderboard.
On a day local favorite Mickelson missed the projected cut by seven strokes, Watney shot an 8-under 63 to take the second-round lead at the FBR Open on Friday. Play was called due to darkness with three players, all above the cut line, still on the course.
Phil Mickelson already had crossed the finish line the last time he showed up at Oakland Hills.
Now he can only hope he is hitting his stride.
Mickelson is the betting favorite at the PGA Championship, his last chance to win a major in a year that has been filled with disappointment at the biggest events.
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