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Mickelson injects some buzz into the Ryder Cup

Phil Mickelson of the US drives off the 4th hole with his caddie Jim Mackay during a practice round ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Phil Mickelson once had a corporate sponsor that built a marketing campaign around the phrase, “What will Phil do next?”

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Mickelson looks to improve losing Ryder Cup record

Phil Mickelson of the US drives off the 4th hole with his caddie Jim Mackay during a practice round ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Phil Mickelson is certainly proud to be playing in his U.S. record 10th consecutive Ryder Cup. He’d just rather not be reminded about those other records he holds in golf’s premier team event.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Great moments in Ryder Cup history

In this Sept. 15, 1977 file photo, Jack Nicklaus, left, and Tom Watson check the line of a putt, during the first round of the 22nd Ryder Cup golf competition against Britain and Ireland, at Royal Lytham & St. Anne's-on-the-Sea near Blackpool, England. After another convincing US victory, Europeans from the continent such as Severiano Ballesteros were invited to take part in the competition from 1979.  (AP Photo, File)

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The Ryder Cup is one of sport’s greatest contests. That wasn’t always so.

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Mickelson pokes fun at McIlroy lawsuit

Phil Mickelson of the US walks along the 7th fairway during a practice round ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Phil Mickelson couldn’t resist a playful shot at the lawsuit involving Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell.

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Gallacher achieves lifelong ambition at Ryder Cup

Europe’s Stephen Gallacher listens during a press conference ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — As he watched the “Miracle of Medinah” unfold on his television set two years ago, Stephen Gallacher made it his career goal to play at the Ryder Cup in his native Scotland this week.

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