Mickelson Takes Wild Ride Into Share Of The LeadOne shot clipped an ash tree and kept Phil Mickelson out of worse trouble than he was in. Another landed behind a Bottle Brush, blocking his path to the 10th green at Riviera. On yet another hole, Mickelson had to thread a 9-iron through the limbs of five eucalyptus trees.
Phil Mickelson Shoots 1-Over 70 To Lead At Riviera Phil Mickelson wasn't at his best Friday at Riviera. Two shots at least helped him stay in the lead.