Commentary: Mickelson is U.S. Open's first victim

So the USGA has probably succeeded once again in securing its reputation as golf's hardest test. But instead, it's Phil Mickelson who has been bruised - and the possibility of a comeback for the ages is lost, probably somewhere out in Oakmont's gnarly grass.

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The big question this week is Phil Mickelson at Oakmont, who injured his wrist here during practice a few weeks back.

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