BMW Championship 2012: Phil Mickelson Fires 64, Tops Leaderboard

Phil Mickelson shot a round-best 64 on Saturday to shoot to the top of the leaderboard at the BMW Championship in Carmel, Indiana. A string of seven birdies in ten holes boosted Mickelson past Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, and many others.

The lefty's eight-under round was two strokes better than anyone else on the day, bringing his tournament total to 16-under par. That mark ties him with Vijay Singh, who shot three under par on the afternoon.

Lee Westwood's four-under effort now has him tied for third place with McIlroy, who won the Deutsche Bank Championship last week. Both are at 15-under par and one shot behind the leaders.

Woods, meanwhile, shot four bogeys in his first eight holes before recovering his round and finishing one-under par on the day. His tournament score of 13-under has him alone in eighth place.

Stick with this StoryStream for leaderboard updates, tee times and more from the 2012 BMW Championship. For all things golf, head over to SB Nation's golf hub.

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