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A special memento for Mickelson

Updated: February 5, 2013, 8:50 PM ET
Associated Press

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Phil Mickelson's connection with Pebble Beach runs deeper than his four victories.

It's the coin in his pocket.

Mickelson's grandfather, Al Santos, grew up in Monterey and had to leave school in the fourth grade to go to work. He was a caddie at Del Monte Golf Course, and was among the first caddies to work at a new golf course that opened in 1919 called Pebble Beach.

"He always felt poor, and there were many days where he wasn't able to eat," Mickelson ...

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