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Mickelson back inside Ryder Cup bubble after Memphis

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After a strong showing at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, Phil Mickelson is back inside the U.S. Ryder Cup bubble.

Mickelson closed with a 65 to finish T-12 at TPC Southwind for his third top-15 finish in his last four starts. As a result, he moved back into eighth position in the points race, surpassing Bryson DeChambeau one week after DeChambeau bumped him with his win at the Memorial. Dustin Johnson, who won in Memphis, remained in third.

The top eight players after the PGA Championship will qualify automatically and will be joined by four picks from captain Jim Furyk.

There will likely be some movement this week, with players earning 1.5 points per dollar at the U.S. Open and the winner earning two points per dollar. Here's a look at the updated list:

1. Patrick Reed

2. Justin Thomas

3. Dustin Johnson

4. Jordan Spieth

5. Brooks Koepka

6. Rickie Fowler

7. Bubba Watson

8. Phil Mickelson


9. Bryson DeChambeau

10. Webb Simpson

11. Matt Kuchar

12. Brian Harman