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Preparing for a fiendish test

High marks are likely at Oakmont

Phil Mickelson had his left wrist bandaged when he showed up to work on his putting in preparation for the US Open. Phil Mickelson had his left wrist bandaged when he showed up to work on his putting in preparation for the US Open. (GENE J. PUSKAR/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Jim McCabe
Globe Staff / June 12, 2007

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From a distance that couldn't have been more than 30 inches, Niclas Fasth rolled his putt toward the hole, only to see it catch the lip and spin out. Undaunted, he tried a second time. Again, it lipped out. The third time was hardly better; he missed the hole entirely. (Full article: 898 words)

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