• Mickelson optimistic despite opening-round 74

  • Phil Mickelson shot a front-nine 35, a back-nine 39 and is tied for 84th after round one at Royal Liverpool. (Mike Erhmann/Getty Images)Phil Mickelson shot a front-nine 35, a back-nine 39 and is tied for 84th after round one at Royal Liverpool. (Mike Erhmann/Getty Images)