The steam coming from his head on Sunday night raging on Pebble Beach was undoubtedly because of the cold air that spread the competition, although it was little to be surprised if Phil Mickelson was really upset with the idea that he was not allowed to end up in two holes to play in the darkness.
His path to success in these days will never be common, even in a tournament where he went on a whole round without losing a roadway – a first 20 years.  And undoubtedly, he experienced the visit of the unknown parts of the Monterey Peninsula with a few small tee shots, experienced a soggy, seed-numbing set of 5-plus-hour rounds, waited for a rainy day rain that over a period of time the Light was formed, consisting of a 3-shot deficit to Paul Casey and then ̵
No doubt, Mickelson wanted to go home to Southern California on Sunday night, and it was obvious he was not worried about losing chance for success because he did not see what he was doing he is. Phil is on a roll, and he wants to finish it.
Instead, he needs to return to early Monday morning to complete his 44th PGA Tour victory, claiming the fifth AT & T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am while becoming the eighth-oldest winner in history PGA Tour.
For years, Mickelson, 48, ignored the conversation of his age, decided to focus on aspects that encouraged him onward even through a four-year stretch with no success.
If it continues to be part of the US Ryder Cup and President Cup Teams, finding a new exercise routine, coach change, healthy diet discovery, friendship – and needling – tourists are enough young to be his son, Mick
The most recent discovery was something he had dropped off after Friday round about some extra distance he took.
"So by the end of last year, even though I was playing softly, I had something going on where it seemed like overnight – it really is in the works – where my speed driver shooting up 5, 6 miles an hour, which rarely ever happens to anyone, let alone a person in their late 40s, "he said. "So it caused my hope to be this year.
" I think that will lead to some good things. If you turn your back on the tee, make sure that the conversation lasts longer and that's the kind of way I try to approach it. & # 39; & # 39;
Mickelson now has runner-up in Desert Classic and is a success in the four starts this season. A missed cut in Phoenix, Mickelson said, was a good part of a driving experiment that he quickly abandoned.
It also led him to enter this Genesis Open this week, which he did not plan to play before defending a title at the WGC-Mexico Championship next week.
He is now ranked 17th in the world and positioned himself for a run with another team of President Cup. This is a remarkable turnaround since the last-place finish in the Tour Championship and poor Ryder Cup performance.
Undoubtedly Mickelson will be the subject of great speculation when the golf world returns to Pebble Beach in June for 119 US Open play, the main defines Lefty bouts of vanity over anything . Six runner-ups were completed, some of which were the most offensive fashion, his career point, the tournament he kept from a Grand Slam career.
No one has won a major Mickelson age champion is today, but then again, not too many players had the confidence to play two holes that were really blinded – because he wanted to do it to finish it at Sunday evening instead of Monday morning.
The course will be completely different in June, with a taller taller and the vegetables are stronger and no amateurs take the edge of the trial. But that statement is for another day.
Of course, Pebble will provide the perfect symmetry for the success of a collection. This is where he started his professional career in 1992 Open U.S .. and where he will be 49 in the last days of 2019 Open the US ..
A dream? Probably. But you can assume that Mickelson saw such a scenario playing a clear day.