Mickelson attempted to fight off the nightmare of Open’s past, but inevitably succumbed to the same fate, finishing tied for second place at 3-over after two double bogeys early and a few poor shots late.
Joe Dey was there 83 years ago when historic golfer Bobby Jones took to Merion Golf Club, just miles outside of Philadelphia, to win the U.S. Amateur title, completing the only Grand Slam in golf history.
The men are coming off a sixth-place finish at the Yale Invitational. Seniors P.J. Fielding and Max Marsico tied for 10th place overall, but it wasn’t enough for the team to win. This weekend, the Quakers look to get a top five finish for the first time this semester.