Monday, February 11

VIDEO: Phil Mickelson Collects Fifth Win at Pebble Beach in Monday Finish

THAT AGELESS WONDER PHIL MICKELSON won again, besting runner-up Paul Casey by three shots at the AT&T Pebble Pro-Am. He shot a 65 in the final round that had to be completed on Monday. Casey had a 71. Scott Stallings (66) finished third.

Mickelson now has five wins at Pebble Beach and 44 for his career. Not bad for a Hall of Famer nearing 50 and still playing with the youngsters on the PGA Tour.

"It's a lot more work and effort to play at this level," Lefty said at PGATOUR.COM. "I have believed for some time that if I play at my best, it will be good enough to win tournaments here. The challenge is getting myself to play my best.

"It's a lot more work off the course, it's more time in the gym, it's more time eating, it's more time focusingit's all these things that go into it, and so it's very gratifying to see the results and to finish it off the way I did."

The focused work has Mickelson swinging the club faster and driving the ball farther. His putting has also improved.

The victory lifted Phil to No. 17 in the world rankings.

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