Phil Mickelson explains poor US Open performance: ‘I thought I was more prepared than I was’

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Phil Mickelson Missed the US Open cut On Friday, he attempted to pursue the only major tournament he hasn’t won in his career.

Mickelson finished at the bottom of the leaderboard after the first two rounds. He scored 151 runs. The cut line was estimated to be 2-over-140. He Told Golf Week After Friday Round he thought he was going to do better than her.

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Phil Mickelson waits to hit the 16th hole during the first round of the US Open golf tournament at The Country Club on Thursday, June 16, 2022 in Brookline, Mass.
(AP Photo / Julio Cortez)

“I thought I was more prepared than I was. The US Open is the final exam. And you really don’t know where your game is until you test, and I thought I was a little closer than I was, ” They said .

Mickelson said he can overcome his problems when put on.

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Phil Mickelson of the United States stands on the practice range during the second round of the 122nd US Open Championship at The Country Club on June 17, 2022 in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Phil Mickelson of the United States stands on the practice range during the second round of the 122nd US Open Championship at The Country Club on June 17, 2022 in Brookline, Massachusetts.
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“I was really struggling to put. I’ve been struggling last week and this week, with the putter,” he said.

on Thursday, Mickelson 78. ended with, He made five bogeys, two double bogeys and one birdie in the fist round. On Friday, he scored 73 but it was not enough to push him past the cut line. He finished with two birdies and five bogeys.

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Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the fifth hole during a practice round at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass., ahead of the US Open golf tournament, Tuesday, June 14, 2022.

Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the fifth hole during a practice round at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass., ahead of the US Open golf tournament, Tuesday, June 14, 2022.
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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