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All hail King Phil!

Phil Mickelson rules the British Open.

I never thought I'd type those six words.

But after a sizzling final-round 66 Sunday, Mickelson won the major he never thought possible.

For a Phil fan like me, it was amazing. The birdie on the 18th hole left a smile on my face.

And I couldn't stop talking about the charge he made. And the national media couldn't either.

I did get a little annoyed when I heard a host on the radio last say night that Mickelson looked like Tiger winning the British Open.

Ah ... no.

Absolutely not.

Phil did something Tiger never did: win a major coming from behind on Sunday.

It was a memorable day. Lefty had one of greatest closing rounds in major history.

Couldn't ask for a better finish, especially after the U.S. Open last month.

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