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Mickelson part of pace setting group at Pebble Beach

9th February 2019, 11:25 by Chris Rivers

Phil Mickelson finished a weather-affected second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in a four-way tie for the clubhouse lead.

The 48-year-old, who has won the PGA Tour event four times previously, made light work of the tricky conditions at Spyglass Hill, picking up four shots to make the turn in 32.

However, three wayward drives lead him to bogeying three of his last four holes, seeing him sign for a 68 to move onto 10-under.

He is joined on the same mark by England's Paul Casey after he shot a seven-under 64 at Monterey Peninsula, while 2009 US Open champion Lucas Glover and Scott Langley also completed their rounds on 10-under.

Jordan Spieth is another on 10-under but still has two holes left to play of his second round, the three-time major winner being one of 44 players affected by the decision to end Friday's action early due to torrential rain which left several greens flooded.

Jason Day still has three holes to play on Saturday morning and will hope to pick up from where he left off after reeling off four birdies in five holes to remain in contention.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Chris Rivers is an experienced reporter who closely follows both Arsenal and Wales Rugby Union team. As well as in-depth football and rugby knowledge, Chris is an avid American Football, Formula One and boxing fan.

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