Mickelson tees up

Mickelson is making a bid to complete the Grand Slam in golf as he gears up to compete in the US Open tomorrow at Chambers Bay near Seattle.
Mickelson is making a bid to complete the Grand Slam in golf as he gears up to compete in the US Open tomorrow at Chambers Bay near Seattle.PHOTO: USA TODAY SPORTS

FIVE-TIME Major champion Phil Mickelson turned 45, two days before the US Open begins tomorrow at Chambers Bay near Seattle, as he makes a bid to complete the Grand Slam in golf. The six-time runner-up will probably not get a better chance to win a national championship, as the links-style layout favours the 2013 British Open winner.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 17, 2015, with the headline 'Mickelson tees up'. Print Edition | Subscribe