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Alan Shipnuck
April 19, 2004
With a stirring Sunday charge, a heady, steady Phil Mickelson won the Masters—and served notice that this long-awaited major victory may be the first of many
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April 19, 2004

Amen

With a stirring Sunday charge, a heady, steady Phil Mickelson won the Masters—and served notice that this long-awaited major victory may be the first of many

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With Woods fighting his swing and on the verge of domesticity, for Mickelson this Masters should be not the culmination of a career but the beginning of a wondrous second act. One of the game's greatest, Ben Hogan, didn't win his first major until he was 34. By the time he was 41, he had eight more. Mickelson is only 33. For years golf fans have been waiting for someone to play Palmer to Woods's Nicklaus. Now Mickelson has arrived. The King is gone. Long live the new king.

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