Norton, MA (Sports Network) - Phil Mickelson distinguished himself from his
marquee playing partners on Friday morning, firing a 28 on his outward nine
at the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Playing alongside Tiger Woods and Adam Scott, Mickelson tallied seven birdies
over his first nine holes at TPC Boston to turn with the early lead.
The left-hander tripped to a bogey at the first (his 10th), but knocked his
approach within two feet and tapped in for eagle at the par-5 second to reach
Mickelson flirted with 59 earlier this season at the Phoenix Open, where he
came a horse-shoed putt away from reaching golf's magic number. He will likely
fall short again Friday, as he parred four straight after his eagle to stay at
minus-8 through 15 holes.
Woods is 3-under, while Scott, who won last week at the The Barclays, is 2-
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