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Tiger Woods said he has not reached out to Mickelson and said he didn't know if there was any need for issues to be resolved.
Phil Mickelson did not play in last month's Masters for the first time since 1994 and is missing the PGA Championship for the first time since he made his debut in 1993
Mickelson said in February he was taking a "desperately" needed break from golf after his comments on the Saudi-backed super league, spearheaded by Greg Norman, provoked a furore.
US stars Brooks Koepka and Rickie Fowler see the big money and other issues that made the Saudi league tempting not going away quickly.
Mickelson said he has always put the interests of golf first, "although it doesn't look this way now given my recent comments."
Phil Mickelson says 'everyone in top 100' approached to play in Saudi league; Patrick Cantlay turns down offer
Mickelson, himself a six-time major winner, is rumoured to be one of the players Golf Saudi is pursuing for the proposed league.
Henley got up-and-down by holing a 6-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole for a one-shot lead over Francesco Molinari and Rafa Cabrera Bello among early starters.
Rahm and second-ranked Justin Thomas could overtake Dustin Johnson for world number one with a victory if Johnson finishes worse than 18th.
Charles Schwab Challenge is the last scheduled tournament before Phil Mickelson's hometown US Open next month at Torrey Pines.
The 33-year-old Indian, who has now been on the PGA Tour since 2016, has yet to make his breakthrough and has now hit a rough patch in 2021.
After Mickelson's approach landed on the 18th green, spectators rushed past the ropes, marshals and security at the Ocean Course, quickly swarming the competitors as they played the 72nd hole.
Koepka said he was trying to protect his knee as he moved through the scrum. He had surgery in March for a dislocated knee cap and ligament damage.
Phil Mickelson closed with a 1-over 73 to win by two over Brooks Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen for his sixth major.
PGA Championship: Phil Mickelson chases history as dodgy-kneed Brooks Koepka chases veteran at the Ocean Course
If the 50-year-old Mickelson is looking to become the first man past the half century to hoist a Major trophy, Koepka is seeking to become only sixth man to win the PGA at least three times,
A par save for a 2-under 70 gave Mickelson a one-shot lead over Brooks Koepka and left him 18 holes away from becoming the oldest champion in the 161 years of the majors.
Mickelson, 50, winner of five Majors, but none since 2013, is a co-leader at 5-under, and Matsuyama, who attained a ‘God-like’ status in his home country, Japan, won the Masters only last month.
Mickelson looked like the Mickelson of old on another windswept grind around the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, running off five birdies over his last eight holes, the last one giving him a 3-under 69 and a share of the lead.
He led by two shots over a half-dozen players. That group included Brooks Koepka, who started his day with a double bogey and stayed largely out of trouble the rest of the way; and Cameron Davis, who overcame a triple bogey on the sixth hole.
Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson receives special exemption into US Open, eyes career Grand Slam
The 50-year-old American left-hander has never won the US Open but has finished second a record six times and will make his 30th start in the event when it is staged 17-20 June at Torrey Pines
Five months after Dustin Johnson shattered the course record with a 20-under par 268 in rain-softened conditons, the Masters is back in its typical April setting and serving up lightning-fast greens with firm fairways to roll balls into danger.