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Mickelson says US team will be prepared

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CHASKA, Minn. (AP) Phil Mickelson criticized another past Ryder Cup captain Wednesday in explaining why he thinks this American team will be prepared to play its best.

Mickelson was the catalyst for change in 2014 when he publicly questioned Tom Watson's heavy-handed role - with Watson sitting at the same table - after another American loss at Gleneagles. That led to the PGA of America creating a task force that allowed for more player involvement.

"When you look back on what the difference is, when players are put in a position to succeed, more often than not they tend to succeed," Mickelson said. "And when they are put in positions to fail, most of the time they tend to fail."

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