Phil Mickelson acknowledges the crowd with a thumbs-up after he birdied the 18th hole during the third round of the BMW Championship PGA golf tournament at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012.

Phil Mickelson acknowledges the crowd with a thumbs-up after he birdied the 18th hole during the third round of the BMW Championship PGA golf tournament at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012.