Showcase Threesome Highlights First Two Rounds 8/30/13
NORTON, Mass. - Phil Mickelson said Tiger Woods brings out the best in him after it was announced the two would be grouped with Adam Scott for the first two rounds of the Deutsche (DOY'-chuh) Bank Championship.
Mickelson showed it with a sterling opening round of 8-under 63 that included seven birdies on his front nine.
The British Open champ has a one-shot clubhouse lead over Kevin Stadler among the early starters at the TPC Boston. Hunter Mahan had a 65.
Woods had to settle for a 68, while Scott shot 73.