Mickelson wins 3rd Masters title
(AP) - Phil Mickelson won his third Masterstitle, shooting a 5-under 67 Sunday to pull away for a three-strokewin over Lee Westwood.
Already a fan favorite and now the sentimental pick with hiswife and mother battling breast cancer, Mickelson rolled in a15-foot birdie putt at the signature 12th hole. He then managed astunning shot off the pine straw and around a tree to set upanother birdie at the next hole.
Tiger Woods was among the contenders who faded away, struggling allday with a shaky swing off the tee and never made a serious pushfor the lead. He finished with a 3-under 69 and 11-under 277, tiedwith K.J. Choi for fourth.
Mickelson wrapped it up with yet another birdie at the 18th,then headed to the side of the green to hug wife Amy.