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Tiger Woods, Gary Player lead tributes to Mickelson after historic PGA win: 'Age is just a number'

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2021 PGA Championship winner Phil Mickelson (PA/Supplied)
2021 PGA Championship winner Phil Mickelson (PA/Supplied)

Tiger Woods and Gary Player led the tributes following Phil Mickelson's historic victory at the PGA Championship at Kiawah Island's Ocean Course in South Carolina on Sunday.

Mickelson carded a final-round of 1-over 73 to finish on 6-under and win by two strokes over fellow countryman Brooks Koepka and South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen.

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Mickelson, who turns 51 next month, became the oldest player to win a major - erasing American Julius Boros 1968 PGA Championship at the age 48.

Mickelson went on to claim his sixth major championship title and second at the PGA Championship win.

Here's how the golfing community reacted to Mickelson's win:

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