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Even with multiple miscues, Mickelson manages victory in China

Updated: November 12, 2007, 5:33 PM ET
Associated Press

SHANGHAI, China -- Phil Mickelson glanced at the gleaming trophy on his left, rolled his eyes and broke into a sheepish grin.

"I cannot believe I'm here as the champion right now," he said.

Here's why.

Lefty overcame six penalty strokes in the final round, blew a three-shot lead with seven to play, and still won Sunday's HSBC Champions tournament on the second hole of a three-way playoff with Englishmen Ross Fisher and Lee Westwood.

The victory in ...

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