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Phil Mickelson’s US Open prep: Hole-in-one in Jim Nantz’s backyard

Phil Mickelson is looking good as he fine-tunes his short-term game in preparation for the US Open, nailing a hole-in-one in Jim Nantz’s backyard and sharing the feat on social media. Mickelson admires his beautiful shot as it lands softly on the replica of the par-3 No. 7 hole at Pebble Beach. “Here it comes. Here it comes. It’s in the hole! What a way to prepare for the United States Open,” Nantz says in the background as Mickelson’s shot rolls in. This should only add to Mickelson’s confidence after he won the AT&T event on the famed California course. On his Instagram, Mickelson captions the video with, “From dropping bombs to dropping the mic. Dropping hole-in-ones on Pebble Beach #7 (in Nantz’s yard) is how I ge ...