Shell Houston Open 2012: Phil Mickelson Atop Leaderboard After 1st Round

The first round of the 2012 Shell Houston Open is finally over, after on rain Thursday postponed action until Friday morning. Phil Mickelson picked up where he left off on the third hole to finish the round in a three-way tie for first place at 7-under. He birdied seven of the 15 holes he played, with a bogey on 13 to put him even with Carl Petterson and Angel Cabrera.

Behind the leaders, four golfers sit one-shot back -- Jeff Maggert, Ricky Barnes, Greg Owen and John Huh all shot 6-under to put themselves well within striking distance of the lead. Among other notable names, Johnson Wagner is tied for 17th with the likes of Steve Stricker and Lee Westwood after shooting 4-under.

The second round is just underway, with Mickelson teeing off at 1:20 p.m. ET. Petterson and Cabrera won't tee off on the back nine until 6:20 and 6:40 p.m., respectively.

For a full updated leaderboard, head over to Golf.com.

For more news and updates on this tournament, stay tuned to this StoryStream. For all happenings in the world of professional golf, please visit Waggle Room and SB Nation's dedicated golf hub

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