Mickelson doesn't need win to validate a good year

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) Phil Mickelson is running out of time to validate what quietly has been a good year, minus only a victory. He is not running out of patience. Mickelson expects the disappointment from his runner-up finish in the British Open to linger because of how well he played, only to lose to the lowest score in major championship history. He found himself thinking too...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy bogeys 18 to miss cut, Mickelson rallies to make it

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Phil Mickelson walked off the first green with a disgusted look on his face, as if he'd thrown away any shot at making the cut in the PGA Championship.A 7 on the opening par-4 hole will do that to you. "I'd have to look that up," Mickelson said.The five-time major winner set about steadying himself, writing the triple bogey on the scorecard and leaving it...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Rickie Fowler will win the PGA Championship

The fourth leg of major championship golf is among us. The first three major champions this season produced three first-time major champion winners, so let’s go with another first-timer for the PGA Championship. I’m predicting that Rickie Fowler will win the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey, this week. Originally, I penciled in Phil Mickelson...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson not close to being over runner-up in British Open

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — If you thought two weeks was enough time for Phil Mickelson to get over his second-place finish in the British Open duel with Henrik Stenson, guess again.Lefty said it's going to take a long time to get over the British Open, probably longer than any of his other excruciating losses in a major.The hurt and disappointment wasn't because Mickelson missed out...
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July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Golf Picks For PGA Championship: Jason Day, Phil Mickelson Lead Way

It’s been just over a week since Henrik Stenson out-dueled Phil Mickelson to win the British Open, but it’s already time for another golf major. The PGA Championship takes over Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., this week for the final golf major of the year. Mickelson won the last PGA Championship at Baltusrol in 2005, but there are plenty of younger golfers ready...
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson Angrily Snaps At British Open Cameraman Who Disrupts His Swing

Phil Mickelson is having quite the weekend at Royal Troon, but the British Open caused even the tournament’s hottest golfer to lose his cool Saturday. Mickelson was locked in a tight race for the leaderboard with Henrik Stenson heading into the 18th hole of the third round at the 145th Open. On his second shot, Lefty made a rare mistake by landing his ball in a bunker, but the...
July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson narrowly misses hole-in-one at British Open

Phil Mickelson is off to a fantastic start at the British Open so far, shooting an opening round 63 and sitting atop the leaderboard after play finished on Thursday. Friday featured more of the same, as Mickelson nearly drained a hole-in-one on the eighth hole (a par 3). The Postage Stamp is one of the most daunting holes at Royal Troon. No one told Phil Mickelson.pic.twitter...
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July 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson ties major record with an opening round 63 at British Open

After winning The Open at Muirfeld three years ago, Phil Mickelson is back to making headlines at the oldest major in golf. That’s because he came within a lip-out on the final hole from setting the major record for lowest round ever. As it was, Mickelson tied the previous record by shooting an 8-under-par 63 at Royal Troon in The Open. No player has ever shot a 62 in any major...
Via The Comeback
July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Tim Mickelson steps down as Arizona State's men golf coach

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Tim Mickelson has stepped down as Arizona State's men's golf coach. ''I have decided to pursue other business opportunities outside of the collegiate athletics world and therefore will not return to ASU this fall,'' Mickelson said in a statement Wednesday. Athletic director Ray Anderson said assistant coach Judd Easterling will be retained to manage the program...
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July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson and other pros play par-3 with a putter

There was once a famous PGA Tour ad campaign with the tagline “These guys are good.” And yes, they certainly are. But sometimes it’s nice to get a reminder of just how good they are, beyond the excellence we normally see in tournament play. Some pros gave fans a taste of that this weekend, playing a 200-yard par 3 hole with their putters. Naturally, everyone was able to hit...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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