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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