Mickelson makes it five wins at Pebble Beach Pro

Mickelson makes it five wins at Pebble Beach Pro

The final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am was delayed Sunday by the kind of weather that once gave this event its reputation, including a hail storm that covered the greens in white.

Phil Mickelson won the Pebble Beach Pro-Am by three strokes on Monday, equalling Mark O'Meara's record of five victories in the northern California event.

"And so it's gratifying to see the results and to finish it off the way I did".

'I don't want to be too emotional because I don't want to rub him the wrong way.

On Monday morning, he had a change of heart and said he thanked Casey for standing his ground.

PGA Tour tournament organisers resumed play on Sunday at 1pm (local time) as greenkeepers frantically cleared the hail and excess water from the greens and fairways using blowers and brooms. He drilled a 7-iron into eight feet on the par-3 17th and made par, and then played conservatively up the par-5 18th and finished with a 6ft birdie for a three-shot victory.

The weekend's PGA Tour event is still now ongoing and scheduled for a Monday finish due to adverse weather conditions over the weekend causing delays.

"It's nothing like the course we'll see, " Mickelson said. I can see fine, and I'm playing well, so I wanted to continue and that's all there is to it. "I wish we could do it tonight".

"I didn't make anything".

"It has been a treat this week", Casey said. "Phil has put together a spectacular round of golf so far - 6 under, no dropped shots".

He was at his best at Pebble Beach, and no one had a chance.

Scott Stallings finished Sunday night with a 66 to finish alone in third.

He also won the Pro-Am with Don Colleran, the chief sales officer for FedEx. Mickelson was on the 17th tee, shaking his head when he heard the siren to stop play.

The rest of his day was far better than the weather.

He has gone 28 years since his first PGA Tour victory and his 44th, and he joined Tiger Woods as the only players to surpass $90 million in career earnings.

Mickelson won on American soil for the first time since the Phoenix Open in 2013.

That also led him to enter this week's Genesis Open, which he had not planned to play, prior to defending a title at the WGC-Mexico Championship next week.

His brilliant play still shared the stage with weather that was weird even by Pebble standards.

Hail covers the second green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament on Sunday, February 10, 2019, in Pebble Beach, California.