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Cheatin' Phil Mickelson Melting Down At The U.S. Open [UPDATE]

Phil Mickelson was already ten-over at the U.S. Open before putting up a ten-spot on the par-4 13th thanks to some putt-putt style cheatery.


Mickelson’s antics led broadcasters to declare they’d never seen anything like it before, and you can just hear their monocles poppin’:

At least this was the U.S. Open on Fox and not a tournament hosted on TV by Jim Nantz, else we might have witnessed a man die from lack of decorum on live television. But!

Update (4:40 p.m.): Mickelson says he did it to “take advantage of the rules as best you can”:


Timothy Burke is formerly Deadspin's Video Director.