Mickelson Gets A Win

Phil Mickelson got his first victory since returning from supporting his wife’s breast cancer battle on Sunday when he won the 2009 Tour Championship.

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According to oddsmakers from online sports book Sportsbook.com, Mickelson entered the tournament with 25/1 odds to win, meaning a $100 bet on Mickelson will pay out $2,500.

Mickelson shot a 5-under 65 to get the win. Mickelson played his final two rounds 9-under to finish at 9-under for the championship, three shots ahead of Tiger Woods.

Woods finished in second after shooting an even-par 70 on Sunday. Despite coming in second, Woods still finished as the winner of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, taking home the $10 million prize.

Sean O’Hair came in third at 5-under for the tournament after shooting a 1-under 69 on Sunday.

Kenny Perry led by two heading into the final round, but shot a 4-over 74 on Sunday to finish at -4 for the tournament, tied for fourth.

2009 Tour Championship Top 10 Results

1 Phil Mickelson -9 (271)

2 Tiger Woods -6 (274) 

3 Sean O'Hair -5 (275)

T4 Padraig Harrington -4 (276)

T4 Kenny Perry -4 (276)

6 Steve Stricker -3 (277) 

T7 Jim Furyk -2 (278)

T7 Steve Marino -2 (278)

9 Ernie Els -1 (279)

T10 Lucas Glover E (280) 

T10 Jerry Kelly E (280)

T10 John Senden E (280)

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Posted: 9/28/09 12:24AM ET


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