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Ageless wonder Mickelson wins PGA to be oldest major champ


David J. Phillip, Associated Press

Phil Mickelson held the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the fPGA Championship on Sunday, becoming, at 50, the oldest champion in a major tournament.

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - The pandemonium closed in around Phil Mickelson as he walked toward the 18th green at Kiawah Island, where thousands upon thousands of euphoric fans wanted a piece of the history he delivered Sunday in the PGA Championship.

For all the thrills and spills that have defined his 30 years of pure theater, his latest act gave Mickelson his own place in the game.

A major champion at age 50, the oldest in the 161 years of major championship golf.


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