Phil Mickelson, now forty seven-years-previous, outlasted Justin Thomas, who gained final week and is definitely one of many hottest golfers on the planet, within the WGC Mexico Championship to say his first win since profitable the Open Championship in 2013 and his forty third general. That is the third WGC win for Lefty, the opposite two got here in 2009 when he gained the WGC-HSBC Champions and WGC-CA Championship.
Thomas placed on a present when he holed out for eagle on the 72nd gap to place himself into rivalry.
After Thomas flew the inexperienced on the primary playoff gap – the seventeenth – together with his tee shot, a cameraman virtually stepped on his ball.
Thomas left his chip for birdie brief and Mickelson almost gained together with his birdie putt.
Thomas adopted that with a missed par putt which sealed the win for Phil.
Mickelson’s final 4 begins embrace a T5, T2, and T6. To say he’s enjoying good golf proper now can be an understatement.