AP Golf Writer
SHANGHAI (AP) — Phil Mickelson looked boyish in a dark suit that hung from his shoulders and appeared to be two sizes too big, the result of losing 28 pounds.
He says he has more energy. He talks as though he has more optimism than ever, if that's even possible.
"I've been going at it pretty hard," Mickelson said Tuesday night before going to a sponsor dinner, downtown Shanghai glittering with lights behind him.
Tiger Woods left Japan with his 82nd victory on the PGA Tour, a number hard to fathom even when seen on the digital pages of a record book. Mickelson arrived in China trying to extend a number equally astonishing.
He is one month away from completing 26 consecutive years inside the top 50 in the world ranking. Mickelson didn't play last week an