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Phil Mickelson's off and running

Phil Mickelson and caddie Jim MacKay walk down

Phil Mickelson and caddie Jim MacKay walk down the first fairway during the first round of the 2010 Masters. (Apr. 8, 2010) Photo Credit: Getty Images

Everyone's favorite anti-Tiger, Phil Mickelson, teed off at 10:35 with Y.E. Yang and Robert Allenby.

He's off to a good start, making par on his first two holes and shooting birdie on the par-3 3rd hole.

I was just thinking: As shocking as the unfolding of Tiger's extramarital relationships was, how much more shocking would it be if anything like that ever happened involving Phil?

Let's hope that never happens.

But it is odd that he has been given low marks by his peers in two separate lists ranking obnoxious/hated golfers.

Still, I don't get the impression Phil has that kind of scandal in him. So, moving on. . .

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