He did not make it straightforward, however Phil Mickelson made historical past on Sunday.
At 50 years, 11 months and eight days outdated, Lefty gained the 2021 PGA Championship — the sixth main event victory of his profession. With the win, he turned the oldest main winner in golf historical past.
It regarded as if Spherical 4 could be tight all through at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina; Mickelson bogeyed the opening gap whereas his enjoying accomplice, Brooks Koepka, birdied to retake the lead. In all, Mickelson bogeyed six holes within the ultimate spherical but in addition used 5 well timed birdies to complete 1 over for the spherical and 6 below for the event.
Mickelson obtained loads of competitors from Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen, who tied for second at 4 below. Certainly, it arguably wasn’t over till Mickelson’s method shot on 18 made the win almost sure.
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7:09 p.m.: And a two-putt par seals it: Phil Mickelson turns into the oldest main winner in golf historical past by profitable the 2021 PGA Championship, his sixth main win all time.
7:08 p.m.: He sinks it. The stage is now Lefty’s.
7:07 p.m.: Koepka’s birdie try slips by simply to the left. He has a few 2-footer for par. He’ll end and let Mickelson take the (presumed) final two pictures.
7:05 p.m.: Golf actually is healthier with a gallery.
7:03 p.m.: Brooks is on the inexperienced, too — however he probably wanted an eagle. That is Mickelson’s to lose.
7:01 p.m.: Mickelson’s method lands about 10 ft away from the opening and the group completely erupts. That very nicely could have sealed this, and Mickelson’s fist pump proves that.
6:58 p.m.: Appears to be like like all the gallery is following Mickelson.
6:56 p.m.: He is making it thrilling, that is for positive. His ball’s hanging out within the gallery subsequent to some very excited followers.
6:55 p.m.: Mickelson’s up subsequent. He obtained a par, bogey and par within the first three rounds right here, respectively.
6:54 p.m.: Koepka’s drive is on the golf green, simply on the perimeter to the proper.
6:53 p.m.: One final gap. Onto the par-4, 503-yard 18th.
6:52 p.m.: Extra excellent news for Lefty: Oosthuizen cannot sink a birdie on the 18th gap, that means he finishes the event at 2 below. Mickelson has a two-stroke lead heading into the ultimate gap. For all intents and functions, the one method he loses out on the championship is that if he double-bogeys or if he bogeys and Koepka birdies.
6:52 p.m.: Mickelson facilities his bogey try. That brings him to 1 over for the spherical and 6 below for the event.
6:51 p.m.: Koepka beneficial properties that stroke on Mickelson simply by sinking his par try.
6:50 p.m.: Mickelson’s par try misses left and rolls a foot previous. He must sink this subsequent shot to mitigate the injury.
6:49 p.m.: Koepka cannot birdie on 17 both, although he should acquire a stroke on Mickelson if the latter cannot sink this.
6:48 p.m.: He is out of the thick stuff however is taking a look at 15 ft to salvage par. He may simply should resign himself to dropping one right here.
6:46 p.m.: Mickelson’s actually looking at that ball. Making an attempt to determine how he needs to get out of this mess.
6:42 p.m.: Not the method Mickelson was searching for there. His tee travels all the distance of the inexperienced and lands within the thick stuff on the far finish. He’s completely going to should hack at it.
6:38 p.m.: Mickelson and Koepka are off to Gap 17 (par 3, 231 yards).
6:37 p.m.: Koepka, in the meantime, sinks his second straight birdie to drag even with Oosthuizen at 4 below.
6:37 p.m.: And Oosthuizen very almost birdies on 17 to maintain it shut, however simply misses from the perimeter. Mickelson could not have requested for something higher.
6:36 p.m.: Stunning chip. He lands inside a foot for birdie, which he sinks. He is again to even for the spherical, 7 below for the event and three up over Oosthuizen (4 below).
6:33 p.m.: The group is treating Mickelson to cheers of “Lefty” as he approaches the inexperienced on 16.
6:31 p.m.: Mickelson is slightly too scorching on his method; the ball rolls off the inexperienced into the tough (you can see him saying, “Cease!”) Both method he has a good take a look at birdie right here.
6:29 p.m.: Oosthuizen’s method on 17 (a par-3 gap) bounces off the inexperienced into the tough.
6:26 p.m.: He is off to a superb begin on the sixteenth, blasting a drive down the middle of the golf green. It is the longest of the week for the opening (366 yards from the tee).
6:24 p.m.: Mickelson completely will need an insurance coverage birdie right here, as a minimum.
6:24 p.m.: Talking of Oosthuizen, he almost eagled on 16 to maneuver to five below and only a shot off the lead … however missed. He’ll accept the tap-in birdie and stay two behind Mickelson with two extra holes.
6:21 p.m.: Mickelson and Koepka are onto Gap 16 (par 5, 583 yards). A superb place to make strikes for Mickelson, Koepka or Oosthuizen.
6:21 p.m.: Koepka, in the meantime, birdies the identical gap from 3 ft to wager again to three below for the event. He’s now tied for second place with Oosthuizen.
6:20 p.m.: His purpose was lifeless on, however did not get sufficient velocity constructed up for the birdie. He settles for the two-putt par to stay at 1 over for the spherical.
6:17 p.m.: Mickelson hits a terrific rebound shot to land a GIR about 15 ft from the opening.
6:11 p.m.: Mickelson hits simply his sixth of 12 fairways for the spherical. Maybe that may give him some confidence on this ultimate stretch.
6:10 p.m.: Mickelson’s onto the par-4, 469-yard fifteenth gap. He birdied and obtained two pars within the first three rounds, respectively.
6:09 p.m.: Oosthuizen almost sunk a 34-foot birdie to get one other stroke again towards Mickelson, however simply missed it proper. He has three holes left.
6:07 p.m.: He misses it. That is his second bogey in as many holes and fifth for the day. He’1 over for Spherical 4 and again to six below for the event. He has a three-stroke lead over Oosthuizen with 4 holes left.
6:05 p.m.: Mickelson chips himself onto the inexperienced for a really manageable 4-foot par try.
6 p.m.: Mickelson could be feeling nerves. His tee on the par-3 14th missed the inexperienced and rolled down the embankment. He is taking a look at an up-and-down par.
5:57 p.m.: Onto to Gap 14 (par 3, 220 yards).
5:56 p.m.: That bogey, Mickelson’s fourth of the day, strikes him to even for the spherical and seven below for the event. He nonetheless has a four-stroke lead over Oosthuizen (3 below).
5:55 p.m.: Nearly as good a glance as he may have anticipated within the circumstances. His ball involves a relaxation a couple of inches to the proper of the opening, and he settles for the walk-in bogey.
5:53 p.m.: Mickelson will take the drop and play his fourth shot from simply on the inexperienced. Appears to be like like a 35-footer for par.
5:50 p.m.: For the second time in as many days, Mickelson hit the drink on 13. That is going to price him a stroke. It hit the embankment and rolled down into the reeds.
5:45 p.m.: Oosthuizen lastly cleans up on 13, dropping two strokes within the course of to fall to 2 over for the spherical. He’s now tied for second at 3 below with Koepka and Streelman. Mickelson has a five-stroke lead.
5:41 p.m.: Koepka’s drive almost hits somebody within the gallery on the left aspect of the golf green. Oosthuizen continues to be cleansing up on the twelfth, as nicely. It could be slightly early, however. …
5:40 p.m.: Onto Gap 13 (par 4, 464 yards). Mickelson bogeyed and double-bogeyed right here in Rounds 2 and three, however hits a dandy down the golf green.
5:40 p.m.: Koepka in the meantime salvages par for the opening to stay at 2 over for the spherical and three below for the event. He and Streelman are presently tied for third.
5:39 p.m.: Mickelson performs it protected and goes for the two-putt par. He stays at 8 below, however his lead ought to develop relying on Oosthuizen finishes the thirteenth gap.
5:37 p.m.: Oosthuizen’s method goes too far and is within the drink. Even when Mickelson will get a par right here his lead ought to develop by a stroke, no less than.
5:35 p.m.: Oosthuizen’s again onto the inexperienced however has a methods to go to the inexperienced with simply two pictures left to par.
5:33 p.m.: One other glorious method by Mickelson, who lands the GIR and is taking a look at 25 ft for birdie. Koepka’s ball hits the inexperienced however rolls again into the perimeter. He wants to start out getting some birdies if he needs again on this.
5:32 p.m.: In the meantime, Oosthuizen seems to be to be within the tough on Gap 13 (the place he splashed within the water on Saturday).
5:27 p.m.: Mickelson’s onto the par-4, 450-yard Gap 12, the place he bogeyed on Saturday. He loves the drive, which is lifeless heart of the golf green.
5:25 p.m.: Mickelson facilities it. He is now 8 below for the event; Oosthuizen strikes into sole possession of second place after a birdie on 12 brings him to five below. Koepka (3 below) is now in third place.
5:24 p.m.: Oh, man. Koepka’s par try lips out to the left. That is one other stroke to Mickelson’s lead if he can sink his par try.
5:23 p.m.: Mickelson will get an incredible look from what needed to be 40 ft. He missed the opening about 2 inches to the left, however has a 3-footer for par.
5:21 p.m.: A pleasant chip from Koepka will get him inside a foot for par. Not ultimate contemplating the circumstances, however higher than giving up one other stroke to Mickelson.
5:20 p.m.: Koepka will get a good method out of the sandbar wanting the inexperienced, however cannot get it to stay. He’ll strive for an up-and-down par from the incline.
5:19 p.m.: Mickelson could not have preferred that. His method is on the inexperienced however on the alternative aspect of the pin. He has a lengthy putt for birdie.
5:15 p.m.: Lefty hits a pleasant little stinger, a lot to the enjoyment of the group.
5:13 p.m.: Appears to be like like somebody within the gallery may need moved Mickelson’s ball after it landed? They’re having a dialogue about it. In line with a patron somebody picked it up and dropped it. Perhaps rolled a foot away from its authentic spot.
5:08 p.m.: Mickelson’s drive is left, into the gallery. Not insurmountable contemplating the space left.
5:07 p.m.: Onto Gap 11 (par 5, 569 yards).
5:04 p.m.: Make that 4 strokes. Koepka bogeys to maneuver to 2 over by means of 10 holes.
5:03 p.m.: Mickelson makes essentially the most of his method and sinks it. That places him at 1 below for the day and eight below for the event. His lead stretches to 3 strokes over Koepka.
5:02 p.m.: Koepka does a superb job chopping his method out of the sand. He is taking a look at 4 ft to salvage par.
4:59 p.m.: Mickelson lands a magnificence on the inexperienced, roughly 7-8 ft from birdie.
4:58 p.m.: Koepka is within the sand simply wanting the inexperienced.
4:52 p.m.: Mickelson’s drive off 10 is immaculate. He has to really feel good after that. Koepka’s drive is within the first lower and involves relaxation within the fringe.
4:46 p.m.: Onto Gap 10 (par 4, four hundred and forty yards). And, for these protecting rating:
4:44 p.m.: Each Koepka and Mickelson sink their pars. Mickelson’s even by means of 9, and Koepka is 1 over.
4:42 p.m.: Mickelson almost will get a birdie to shut out the entrance 9 however misses excellent. He has a likewise makeable par try.
4:41 p.m.: Koepka has a terrific line on the opening, nevertheless it’s too quick and huge left. Very manageable par developing for him.
4:36 p.m.: Wonderful method to the inexperienced by Mickelson. He lands the GIR and is trying a two-putt par from 20 ft. Koepka’s swing and followthrough is slightly wonky however he lands on the inexperienced as nicely … perhaps from about 30 ft downhill from the opening.
4:30 p.m.: Mickelson’s drive is simply too far proper, about 8 or 9 yards off of the golf green; Koepka’s someplace within the sandbar on the left.
4:29 p.m.: Onto Gap 9 (par 4, 469 yards).
4:28 p.m.: Koepka would not get sufficient lower on his birdie try and in addition settles for par. He stays two strokes again of Mickelson.
4:27 p.m.: Mickelson will get a superb take a look at birdie however will accept the two-putt par to stay at 7 below for the event.
4:22 p.m.: Mickelson’s sq. on the inexperienced on the eighth, taking a look at a 30-footer for birdie; Koepka’s on as nicely, taking a look at a 20-footer.
4:20 p.m.: Koepka salvages bogey. Mickelson (7 below) leads by two strokes over Koepka (5 below) heading into the par-3, 181-yard eighth gap.
4:19 p.m.: Gradual and regular wins the race. Koepka sinks the birdie for a birdie, giving him a minimal two-shot lead, relying on how Koepka finally ends up.
4:18 p.m.: Oof. Koepka’s par try regarded lifeless on, nevertheless it someway slipped proper previous. He’ll have a 3-footer to salvage bogey.
4:17 p.m.: Mickelson performs it protected and stops about 7 ft wanting the opening. He’ll try that for birdie.
4:16 p.m.: Koepka’s on the inexperienced however is taking a look at a 24-footer for par, from the perimeter.
4:14 p.m.: Koepka’s out from behind the tree however nonetheless within the thick stuff. He’ll want an up and down for par, except he can pull one thing out of his hat like Mickelson did on Gap 5.
4:11 p.m.: We musn’t overlook about Oosthuizen, both:
4:10 p.m.: Mickelson’s additionally within the tough by the tree, however has no obstacles between him and the opening.
4:09 p.m.: Uh-oh. Koepka overshot his method and landed behind a tree within the gallery, proper aspect of the inexperienced. He very almost missed the water.
4:02 p.m.: Mickelson has an opportunity to get that one again on the par-5, 563-yard Gap 7. His drive is a magnificence.
4 p.m.: In the meantime, Koepka sinks a 2-foot birdie, giving him the co-lead with Mickelson at 6 below.
3:58 p.m.: Mickelson has a good take a look at the par try … nevertheless it’s simply to the proper. He’ll accept the tap-in bogey.
3:53 p.m.: Mickelson breaks out the iron; his method goes slightly proper into the tough. He is taking a look at an up-and-down par, right here.
3:48 p.m.: Mickelson did not get sufficient lower on his drive, and his ball rests within the tough close to some spectators. Koepka will get the lower he needs, however lands within the sandbar operating the size of the opening up the lefthand aspect.
3:46 p.m.: Onto Gap 6 (Par 4, 445 yards).
3:44 p.m.: Koepka settles for the two-putt par, giving Mickelson a two-stroke lead.
3:43 p.m.: Mickelson birdied from the sand! Unimaginable! That drops him to even for the day and again to 7 below for the spherical.
3:41 p.m.: There’s extra on the course than simply Mickelson and Koepka at present. Take a look at this glorious birdie from Padraig Harrington.
3:40 p.m.: Mickelson’s within the sand to the left of the inexperienced. Going to wish an up and right down to salvage par, more than likely.
3:39 p.m.: Koepka’s on the inexperienced, taking a look at 20 ft for birdie.
3:36 p.m.: Onto Gap 5 (par 3, 214 yards).
3:35 p.m.: Mickelson sinks his, as nicely. He and Koepka stay at 6 below and 5 below, respectively.
3:32 p.m.: Wonderful putt lands a foot wanting a par try for Mickelson. Koepka’s went slightly longer, however he is obtained about 3 ft to the opening, which he sinks
3:30 p.m.: Each Mickelson and Koepka are on the inexperienced, and each are taking a look at two-putt pars.
3:27 p.m.: Mickelson’s on the golf green on Gap 4, previous the sand traps. He is obtained a superb take a look at the inexperienced from right here.
3:22 p.m.: Nicely, Gap 3 beat every of Mickelson, Koepka and Streelman. Onto Gap 4 (par 4, 479 yards).
3:22 p.m.: Wow. The very subsequent shot, Koepka’s footer for birdie lips out. He settles for the par and stays at 5 below.
3:20 p.m.: Oh man, Mickelson’s putt stops a half-inch wanting the lip. A faucet-in bogey for him drops him high 6 below.
3:18 p.m.: He is on the inexperienced however the ball involves relaxation roughly 30 ft from the pin. He’ll want that for par.
3:17 p.m.: Mickelson’s chip fails to stay on the inexperienced. He wants an up and down for par.
3:11 p.m.: Mickelson and Koepka are off to the par-4, 294 yard Gap 3. Mickelson will get a pleasant drive off the tee and lands on the golf green, nevertheless it bounces off into the tough. Nonetheless a really makeable birdie from right here.
3:09 p.m.: And Streelman bogeys on 3, giving Mickelson a two-stroke lead.
3:08 p.m.: A double bogey for Koepka on Gap 2 drops him to five below. Mickelson is now the outright chief.
3:07 p.m.: It seems to be as if Koepka and Streelman are about to realize some strokes as nicely, giving Mickelson the outright lead.
3:06 p.m.: A fantastic chip from Lefty will get him a foot away from the opening for birdie, which he sinks. He is again to even for the spherical and seven below for the event.
3:05 p.m.: Koepka’s on the inexperienced, however is taking a look at a 10-footer for bogey.
3:05 p.m.: Oof, Koepka’s chop goes all of two ft. He must hit the opening from right here simply to salvage par.
3:02 p.m.: Koepka’s within the tough simply previous some sand by the inexperienced. That’ll be robust to sink for a birdie.
3 p.m.: In the meantime, Kevin Streelman sinks two birdies in two holes to drag even with Mickelson at 6 below. They each path Koepka at 7 below … for now.
3 p.m.: Mickelson’s method clears the pitch, goes simply by the opening and rolls up the embankment. He is taking a look at 20 ft for an up-and-down birdie.
2:58 p.m.: So Koepka wasn’t within the marshland, however within the sand. He hits the inexperienced on his method shot and is in rivalry for an up-and-down birdie on the par-5 second.
2:52 p.m.: Mickelson’s tee is significantly better, resting on the left aspect of the golf green.
2:51 p.m.: Koepka’s tee off 2 is method left … seems to be prefer it hit some marshland.
2:43 p.m.:And never a minute later, Koepka sinks an 8-footer for birdie to take the lead at 7 below.
2:42 p.m.:Mickelson did not get sufficient lower on his try. The ball stays excellent and he settles for a three-putt bogey to fall to six below for the event.
2:40 p.m.:Not close to sufficient oomph on that putt. Mickelson’s taking a look at a 10-footer to salvage par.
2:37 p.m.: Mickelson’s barely on the inexperienced on the far aspect of the opening. He’ll have a lag putt for birdie right here, nevertheless it’s extra probably he’ll get a two-putt par.
2:33 p.m.: Subsequent up is Koepka on the tee. … Did I hear a couple of boos?
2:31 p.m.: Mickelson tees off on 1 and is simply off the golf green to the left. He offers a nod, and we’re on our method on the par-4, 402-yard gap.
1:22 p.m.: And this is the chief himself.
1:07 p.m.: He tees off with Mickelson at 2:30. …
12:28 p.m.: Ancer is locked in on the greens, getting six birdies to maneuver to six below for the spherical and even for the event.
12:22 p.m.: Extra strikes from Rose:
12:01 p.m.: A 3rd eagle for the day, this one from Patrick Reed:
11:47 a.m.: Justin Rose, making strikes:
11:27 a.m.: Jason Day has loved some glorious method pictures at present.
11:09 a.m.: And there is Chan Kim with an eagle!
10:58 a.m.: Wonderful work throughout the pitch for Matt Jones.
10:15 a.m.: A pleasant eagle putt for Stewart Cink:
9:35 a.m.: Garrick Higgo may do loads worse than six birdies within the entrance 9.
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PGA Championship tee instances for Sunday
Listed here are the entire PGA Championship tee instances for Sunday’s Spherical 4:
|Tee time (ET)
||Rasmus Hojgaard, Garrick Higgo
||Lucas Herbert, Brendan Steele
||Henrik Stenson, Byeong Hun An
||Adam Hadwin, Brad Marek
||Matt Wallace, Harris English
||Robert Streb, Cam Davis
||Bubba Watson, Tom Hoge
||Jimmy Walker, Abraham Ancer
||Russell Henley, Daniel Berger
||Dean Burmester, Matt Jones
||Sam Horsfield, Danny Willett
||Tom Lewis, Chan Kim
||Rory McIlroy, Stewart Cink
||Jason Day, Wyndham Clark
||Denny McCarthy, Emiliano Grillo
||Justin Rose, Lee Westwood
||Jason Scrivener, Robert MacIntyre
||Harold Varner III, Aaron Clever
||Daniel van Tonder, Viktor Hovland
||Tyrrell Hatton, Collin Morikawa
||Talor Gooch, Jon Rahm
||Cameron Smith, Alex Noren
||Patrick Reed, Carlos Ortiz
||Webb Simpson, Ben Prepare dinner
||Martin Laird, Hideki Matsuyama
||Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington
||Will Zalatoris, Ian Poulter
||Steve Stricker, Scottie Scheffler
||Billy Horschel, Joel Dahmen
||Harry Higgs, Richy Werenski
||Charley Hoffman, Jason Kokrak
||Keegan Bradley, Matt Fitzpatrick
||Tony Finau, Patrick Cantlay
||Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler
||Sungjae Im, Corey Conners
||Gary Woodland, Paul Casey
||Bryson DeChambeau, Joaquin Niemann
||Christiaan Bezuidenhout, Branden Grace
||Louis Oosthuizen, Kevin Streelman
||Phil Mickelson, Brooks Koepka