Phil Mickelson takes 2-shot penalty for hitting a moving golf ball!

VIDEO Phil Mickelson Hits Moving Ball Out of Frustration at U.S. Open

"I would gladly take the two shots over continuing that display." he said when asked about it by Curtis Strange of Fox.

The Mickelson meltdown occurred on the 13th as the garlanded left-hander was playing his third round in the company of the Englishman, Andrew "Beef" Johnston.

"It's meant to take advantage of the rules as best as you can". "I know it's a two-shot penalty". Huge laugh and head shake. He himself apologised, insisting that he had "meant no disrespect".

"That's the most out-of-character I have ever seen Phil Mickelson", Azinger said.

Mickelson then marked his stationary ball before taking two more putts for an eight, which was later corrected to a 10 after he was assessed a two-stroke penalty. "It was odd, no one ever has those thoughts, it just happens". "I just finally did". I should have done it a couple of times on 15 at Augusta. I tried to hit it as close to the hole as I could and make the next one.

The U.S. Open remains the only major that Phil hasn't captured in his career, after Masters wins in 2004, 2006, and 2010, a PGA Championship in 2005, and a British Open in 2013.

"If I can shoot that or anybody who just made the cut, I think there's potential", he said. There's such small margins [for error].

"It's something you might see at your club with your mates". It's tricky because the wind was switching. "We got lucky with the conditions getting much easier". I can't get it to release up the hill. I was over there hacking it out of the rough on the left. At that time, I just didn't feel like going back and forth and hitting the same shot over. And as it released and went through, I thought, 'Wow, that is seriously quick'.

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