Mickelson takes the lead at Pebble Beach

Feb 13, 2016 9:42 PM by Associated Press

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Phil Mickelson handled a strong ocean breeze and firm greens for a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take the lead going into the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

It's the first time Mickelson has had the 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour since the 2013 U.S. Open, and he hasn't won since the 2013 British Open at Muirfield. He will be going for a record-tying fifth victory in the Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Hiroshi Iwata of Japan was two strokes back after a 69 at Spyglass Hill.

Mickelson was at 16-under 199.

Jordan Spieth had to get up-and-down for par on the 18th hole at Pebble Beach for a 74 to make the cut on the number.

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