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Nick Taylor wins at Pebble Beach, Mickelson finishes 3rd

[ad_1] PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Nick Taylor had more trouble with the wind than he did with Phil Mickelson. The Canadian managed both just fine Sunday and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for his second career victory. With the gallery eager to see Mickelson add a record sixth victory at Pebble Beach, Taylor showed plenty of moxie in building a five-shot lead at the turn and then holding
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Even in defeat at Pebble Beach, Phil Mickelson remains relevant

[ad_1] There are times when Phil Mickelson's game doesn't match his talk. Example: most of the last year.Whether it be boasting about hitting "bombs'' or roasting others on Twitter, there's been a fair bit of bluster coming from the Hall of Famer, his game falling short of the grandiloquence.Even as recently as a few weeks ago, when Mickelson was lamenting consecutive cuts to start the new year for the first
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Taylor handles the wind, Mickelson to win at Pebble Beach

[ad_1] PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Nick Taylor had more trouble with the wind than he did with Phil Mickelson. The Canadian managed both just fine Sunday and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for his second career victory. With the gallery eager to see Mickelson add a record sixth victory at Pebble Beach, Taylor showed plenty of moxie in building a five-shot lead at the turn and then holding
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Taylor takes 1-shot lead over Mickelson at Pebble Beach

[ad_1] PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson and his sublime short game delivered more entertainment than all the athletes and celebrities for the Saturday show at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Mickelson made the impossible look easy from a bunker behind the par-3 seventh green at Pebble Beach. He holed out from a bunker for birdie on the 13th, and chipped in from 90 feet for birdie on the
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Nick Taylor takes lead on glorious day at Pebble Beach

[ad_1] PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Nick Taylor opened with an eagle, closed with two birdies and made a gorgeous day feel even better with an 8-under 63 at Monterey Peninsula that gave him the lead Thursday in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Most of the interest over three courses in the rotation was at Spyglass Hill, which featured Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson, along with five NFL quarterbacks that
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Cantlay has come a long way at Pebble Beach in 3 years

[ad_1] PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay had a different set of expectations when he played the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am three years ago. “In a weird way, it was an accomplishment to finish a golf tournament,” he said. Cantlay had been away from golf for nearly three years because of a spinal stress fracture that made him wonder if he would ever be able to play golf without
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Kirk Triplett wins playoff for 3rd Pebble Beach senior title

[ad_1] PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kirk Triplett won the Pure Insurance Championship for the third time Sunday at Pebble Beach, beating Billy Andrade with an 8-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff. The 57-year-old Triplett also won the PGA Tour Champions event in 2012 and 2013. He has eight senior victories, also winning a playoff in March in the Hoag Classic down the coast in Newport
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Memorable shots at No. 17 for US Open at Pebble Beach

[ad_1] PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Here’s a look at three memorable shots from the par-3 17th hole at Pebble Beach during the U.S. Open. PLAYER: Gary Woodland YEAR: 2019 THE SHOT: Woodland chips a shot from 90 feet away on the edge of the green that checked about 12 feet from the hole and trickled out to tap-in range for par. THE SIGNIFICANCE: Brooks Koepka was only two shots