Phoenix Open: Record crowd sees Phil Mickelson go into contention

Phoenix Open
A record crowd was in attendance at the third round of the Phoenix Open at Scottsdale, Arizona
Waste Management Phoenix Open third-round leaderboard
-13: D Lee (NZ); -10: H Matsuyama (Jpn), R Fowler (US); -9: B Molder (US), B Weekley; -8: P Mickelson (US).
Selected others: -6: S Lowry (Ire) -5: Z Johnson (US), -3: M Laird (Sco); -2: B Watson (US)

The largest crowd in golf history saw Phil Mickelson shoot a six-under-par 65 to move into contention after the third round of the Phoenix Open.

An estimated 201,003 fans attended the Scottsdale event, taking the week's total crowd to 535,035.

Five-time major winner Mickelson is five shots adrift of leader Danny Lee, who is 13 under after carding a 67.

Japan's Hideki Matsuyama (68) and Rickie Fowler (70) of the United States are tied second on 10-under.

Ireland's Shane Lowry, who was three shots off the lead after the second round, slipped to joint 10th after a one-over 72 left him on six under par.

The previous largest crowd - also at the Stadium Course - was 189,722 in 2014.

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