PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Phil Mickelson had everything go his way Sunday in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
He just couldn't beat the darkness.
On a wild day of weather even by Pebble Beach standards, sunshine gave way to a hail storm that covered the greens in a sheet of white in a matter of minutes. The delay kept Mickelson from finishing off a remarkable rally in which he turned a three-shot deficit against Paul Casey into a three-shot lead until it was too dark to finish the last two holes.
Mickelson at least wanted to try.
"I can see fine," he said to a PGA Tour rules official as they walked up the 16th fairway. "I don't want to put Paul in a bad spot."
Casey simply couldn't see, and we realized it was not possible to finish all 18 holes - "We can't finish two holes in six minutes," he said to the official - he opted to mark his ball on the 16th green.
Mickelson already made his par on the 16th and was 6 under for the day, with no bogeys on his card, and 18-under par for the tournament. Casey has a 3-foot par putt to stay three shots behind when they return at 8 a.m. Monday to play the par-3 17th and the par-5 18th.
Lost in the late start - one hour delay from rain, a two-hour suspension from hail - was sheer brilliance from the 48-year-old Mickelson who didn't come remotely close to making a bogey and was on the brink of a fifth victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
His first one also was a Monday finish, when players returned in August - more than six months later - to finish the third round of the weather-plagued tournament to make it official.
ARE, Sweden (AP) - Lindsey Vonn won the bronze medal in downhill on Sunday in the final race of her career.
It's a medal that brings Vonn full circle: the American's two silvers at the 2007 worlds on the same course in Are were the first two major championship medals of her career.
Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia defended her title from the 2017 worlds, finishing 0.23 seconds ahead of Corinne Suter of Switzerland and 0.49 ahead of Vonn.
CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds are fashionably celebrating the 150th anniversary of the professional baseball-pioneering Red Stockings team.
Joey Votto and crew will play games in 15 sets of throwback uniforms, including a navy blue and a red-pants "Palm Beach" version, during a season-long celebration of the city's baseball heritage highlighted by the undefeated 1869 Cincinnati team that barnstormed coast-to-coast in post-Civil War America. Baseball's first openly all-salaried club, the Red Stockings popularized eye-catching uniforms with knicker-style pants and bright red socks while elevating the sports with a variety of innovations.
LAW & ORDER
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Sportscaster Warner Wolf is facing a felony charge after police say he damaged a sign outside his Florida community because it included the word "Plantation," which he considers racist.
Collier County records show the 81-year-old Wolf surrendered Thursday on a felony criminal mischief charge and was released.
The sheriff's office says Wolf long complained about his community's name, Classics Plantation Estates.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Randy Carlyle on Sunday amid a seven-game losing streak.
The Ducks announced that general manager Bob Murray would take over as interim coach for the remainder of the regular season. Anaheim will name a new coach following the season.
Carlyle, 62, the winningest coach in Ducks history, was in his second stint with Anaheim. He led the team to the Stanley Cup in 2007 and three appearances in the Western Conference Final (2006, 2007, 2017).