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American journeyman Lucas Glover denied Phil Mickelson a fairytale victory at the U.S. Open as he kept his nerve to close out a two-shot victory at Bethpage Black on Monday.

Mickelson, who was playing while his wife Amy battles breast cancer, had to settle for a share of second place with fellow Americans David Duval and Ricky Barnes.

It was a record fifth runner-up finish at the U.S. Open for Mickelson as Glover, who had not won since 2005, fired a final round three-over-par 73 in tough and windy conditions to finish on four-under 284. Read full article »

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