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By Andrew Both KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Reuters) -Phil Mickelson blocked out the distractions and kept his mind quiet in front of a raucous gallery to win the PGA Championship by two strokes on Sunday and become golf’s oldest major winner at the age of 50. Mickelson battled through strong winds, shrugged off a few poor shots and kept calm amid suffocating pressure to record a one-over-par 73 at the Ocean Course, holding his nerve with Brooks Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen breathing down his neck. In collecting the sixth major of his career, and first since the 2013 British Open, Mickelson surpassed J…

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