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A career round for Sung Kang, contention for Phil Mickelson at Pebble Beach Pro-Am

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PEBBLE BEACH, California — Sung Kang of South Korea had to scramble for par on the last hole Friday to set the course record at Monterey Peninsula with an 11-under 60. It gave him a share of the lead with Hiroshi Iwata, with Phil Mickelson in contention again at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

On another gorgeous day, Mickelson and Kang each raised talk about a 59.

PHOTO: Waves crash against a seawall as the playing group of Brian Stuard and Luke Guthrie make their way up the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Waves crash against a seawall as the playing group of Brian Stuard and Luke Guthrie make their way up the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Mickelson was 7 under through 10 holes at Monterey Peninsula, with a pair of par 5s among the eight holes he had remaining. He made bogey on one of them, then bogeyed his last hole for a 65.

Kang thought the course was a par 72, so a 59 never crossed his mind standing on the par-3 ninth hole.

Iwata had a 66 at Pebble Beach.

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