Scheduling reality kicks in for Harrington — tough phone calls ahead
On Monday Pádraig Harrington was on such a high following his Honda Classic comeback win that he insisted he'd honour his commitments and take up four sponsors invitations in a row before playing in the Masters. Now he's not so sure.
Harrington starts well in Masters quest but admits: "I have got to putt better"
Pádraig Harrington tried to sound upbeat about his chances of winning the Shell Houston Open and qualifying for the Masters. But while a 69 left him just four shots off the lead, like Rory mcIlroy (70) he knows he must putt better.
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Mickelson on a Masters high after Houston win
Phil Mickelson surged past Tiger Woods in the world rankings for the first time in 14 years to become the bookies’ favourite to win his fourth Masters title this week.
The exciting left-hander followed his course record-equalling 63 with a closing 65 to win the Shell Houston Open by three shots from Chris Kirk and Scott Verplank on 19 under par - the biggest margin of victory on the PGA Tour this year - and leap from sixth to third in the world.