It’s been 27 months since Phil Mickelson won on the PGA Tour and nearly 10 months since he’s even come in the top 10 at an event.
A return to a familiar course appears to have helped to right the ship.
Mickelson soared to the top of the leaderboard in Thursday’s opening round of the 2021 Wells Fargo Championship after carding a seven-under 64. He holds a two-stroke lead over Kyoung-Hoon Lee and Keegan Bradley, who are tied for second place at five under.
A group of six golfers are tied for fourth at four under.
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