By Aaron Mansfield
PITTSFORD – World No. 2 Phil Mickelson finished his time at the 2013 PGA Championship with a round of 2-over to put him 12-over for the tournament. He is currently third-to-last.
“I didn’t play very well the last two weeks,” Mickelson said, including in his reference last week’s Bridgestone Invitational, where he finished tied for 21st at 1-over. “I’m not going to worry about it. I’m going to go home and take a few weeks off, get my short game sharp and start back up in four or five days for the FedExCup. I’m not going to worry too much about it.”
Mickelson was -1 through four holes today but, for the second consecutive day, he triple-bogeyed a hole - this time the 428-yard, par-4 No. 5.
The man just above him in the world rankings who won the Bridgestone Invitational, No. 1 Tiger Woods, finished with an even round today and is currently tied for 43rd after finishing 4-over for the tournament. The even round matched his best of the tournament (Friday).
“I put four good rounds last week; unfortunately, it wasn't this week,” Woods said. “Didn't seem to hit it as good and didn't make many putts until the last few holes today. But I didn't give myself many looks and certainly didn't hit the ball good enough to be in it.”
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