US Open: Russell Henley grabs early lead at Torrey Pines while Mickelson struggles

//US Open: Russell Henley grabs early lead at Torrey Pines while Mickelson struggles

US Open: Russell Henley grabs early lead at Torrey Pines while Mickelson struggles

American Russell Henley sank an 11-foot birdie putt to close a four under-par 67 opening round and seize the early clubhouse lead Thursday at the US Open while Phil Mickelson struggled in his bid to complete a career grand slam.Henley, who hasn’t won a PGA title since the 2017 Houston Open and has never managed a top-10 major finish, made three birdies and a bogey on both the front and back nines to set the pace at Torrey Pines.“Over the last year, I’ve played the best golf I’ve played…

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