SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- With nine holes to go in the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Phil Mickelson's lead has been cut in half.
Brandt Snedeker drained a 22-footer at the ninth hole to make the turn in 31 and pull within three strokes of the leader. Mickelson has made two birdies and a bogey in his first nine holes and stands 25 under for the tournament.
Ryan Moore, playing in the penultimate group, has birdied the ninth and 10th holes to get to 20 under. Ryan Palmer, Matt Every and Scott Piercy are 18 under, through 16, 13 and 11 holes, respectively.
Kevin Stadler has just finished off a round of 63 and is finished at 16 under.