A frustrated Phil Mickelson reacts to a shot from the fescue on the fifth hole during the third round of the US Open in Southampton, New York. Photo: AP

US Open ‘moment of madness’: Phil Mickelson hits moving ball with putter to score sextuple bogey

American says the incident was not a childish display of frustration as he preferred taking the two-shot penalty at a brutal Shinnecock Hills course

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A frustrated Phil Mickelson reacts to a shot from the fescue on the fifth hole during the third round of the US Open in Southampton, New York. Photo: AP
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