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Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open

BETHESDA, MD - JUNE 14: Phil Mickelson hits

BETHESDA, MD - JUNE 14: Phil Mickelson hits a shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 111th U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club on June 14, 2011 in Bethesda, Maryland. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images) (Credit: Getty/Andrew Redington)

An at-a-glance lookat Phil Mickelson's close calls at the U.S. Open.

He played the first of his 20 U.S. Opens in 1990 at Medinah. His best round was a 66 in 2004 at Shinnecock (round 2) and in 2010 at Pebble Beach (round 2). His best finish was second, and he did that five times. See the chart below.

1999 Pinehurst Payne Stewart 1
2002 Bethpage Black Tiger Woods 3
2004 Shinnecock Hills Retief Goosen 2
2006 Winged Foot Geoff Ogilvy 1 (three-way tie)
2009 Bethpage Black Lucas Gloves 2


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