Posted: Jun 14, 2012 10:09 AM
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson resume golf's greatest running rivalry at the U.S. Open at the Olympic Club on Thursday. And a major champion named Bubba will be along as a witness to their greatness. It will be the first time Woods and Mickelson have been paired in the championship since Torrey Pines in 2008, when the USGA grouped players off the world ranking. Woods, Mickelson and this year's Masters champion Bubba Watson are all in the same threesome. They tee off at 9:33 a.m.. Together, that trio has accounted for 19 major titles, 14 by Woods. But Woods hasn't won a major in four years - and his stuck four behind Jack Nicklaus's all-time record of 18.