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The Latest: Mickelson lamenting missed chance at history

The Latest on the British Open (all times local):

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7 p.m.

Phil Mickelson is heartbroken, even after one of the greatest rounds in major championship history.

Lefty shot an 8-under 63 in the opening round of the British Open on Thursday, but he'll long remember the lipped-out putt at the 18th hole that cost him a chance at history.

Mickelson could've become the first player to shoot 62 at a major championship. Instead, he joins 25 other players who've managed a 63.

Mickelson puts it this way: "All those highlights and I feel like crying." Indeed, his 16-foot putt looked like it was right in the cup with a foot to do, only to veer off...

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