2013 US Open: Top Storylines After First Round

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2013 US Open: Top Storylines After First Round
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Phil Mickelson leads after the first round of the U.S. Open

On the eve of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, Phil Mickelson jumped on the GV and flew home to San Diego for some quality family time.

His daughter was having an all-important eighth-grade graduation ceremony, and Phil did not want to miss the moment.

Evidently, the accommodations on his jet are somewhat more than adequate. He was able to arrive at the golf course at 5:30 a.m. Thursday morning and post a superb three-under to hold the first-round lead at the U.S. Open.

Yes, Phil also wins Father-of-the-Year honors unanimously.

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