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Mickelson just misses magical 59

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Phil Mickelson came tantalizingly close to golf's magic number of 59, a near-miss at his last hole leaving him with a 60 and a four-shot lead in the US PGA Tour Phoenix Open. 

Phil Mickelson rues missing a birdie putt on the ninth hole that would have given him a round of 59 at the Phoenix Open, on January 31, 2013. Mickelson's 25-foot birdie attempt at his final hole of the day curled around the rim of the cup but didn't drop.

Mickelson's 25-foot birdie attempt at his final hole of the day -- TPC Scottsdale's par-four ninth -- curled around the rim of the cup but didn't drop.

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