Phil Mickelson on brink of fifth Pebble Beach Pro-Am title before darkness sees play suspended
- Phil Mickelson is closing in on winning his fifth Pebble Beach Pro-Am title
- The American was two holes away from victory when play was suspended
- Darkness fell but Mickelson argued he ‘can see fine’ as he asked to play the holes
- Nearest rival Paul Casey couldn’t see and officials suspended play until Monday
Phil Mickelson had everything go his way on Sunday in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He just couldn’t beat the darkness.
On a wild day of weather even by Pebble Beach standards, sunshine gave way to a hail storm that covered the greens in a sheet of white in a matter of minutes.
The delay kept Mickelson from finishing off a remarkable rally in which he turned a three-shot deficit against Paul Casey into a three-shot lead until it was too dark to finish the last two holes. Mickelson at least wanted to try.
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