Phil Mickelson


Jim "Bones" Mackay given major memento that Phil Mickelson never gave him

Jim "Bones" Mackay is being touted as the best caddie the PGA Tour has ever seen following his guidance of Justin Thomas to his second major title. Coming from seven shots behind, Thomas carded a 67 to reach 5-under-par and he went on to beat Will Zalatoris in a 3-hole aggregate playoff to win his second US PGA Championship.

Nick Faldo Has 1 Piece Of Advice For Phil Mickelson

Legendary golfer turned TV analyst Nick Faldo has one piece of advice for controversial star Phil Mickelson. Mickelson, one of the most-popular players in PGA Tour history, withdrew from the PGA Championship this week. He didn't play in The Masters earlier this year, following his controversial comments on the Saudi League.

Nick Faldo offers Phil Mickelson one piece of advice at PGA Championship

Nick Faldo was asked for his thoughts. He answered that question in six words. “Well, it’s hard and it’s harsh,” he said. The six-time major champion then offered another six-time major champion one piece of advice. Outside of the play, the attention at this week’s PGA Championship...
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Phil Mickelson is 'relaxed' and sporting a new look in exile, says his mom

Mickelson has been out of the public eye since February after he made distasteful comments regarding the PGA Tour and Saudi-backed LIV Golf circuit. But while Mickelson has remained in professional hibernation, the six-time major champion has started sporting a new look, his mother told USA Today Sports Thursday. "I...

Why Phil Mickelson is on this PGA Championship contender’s mind

Stewart Cink didn’t realize it at the time, but 21 years ago at Southern Hills a mere 18 inches stood between him and what coulda-shoulda been a spot in a U.S. Open playoff. Cink, believing the putt was inconsequential given his playing partner Retief Goosen needed only to two-putt from 12 feet for the title, rushed his stroke and missed the tap-in. It didn’t seem like a big deal until Goosen himself three-putted, setting up a playoff between him and Mark Brooks. So, yeah, the miss was, in fact, a huge deal.

‘Be a man enough to stand up’: Major champ questions Phil Mickelson’s silence

Don’t get David Duval wrong. He says he’s disappointed in Phil Mickelson’s outburst. It’s just that Duval’s equally frustrated that Mickelson has said little since. “The silence is what is so loud right now,” he said Thursday. “You have so many strong things to say and then you’re not going to stand up and answer any questions to what you did say. That’s what we’re all waiting for. I mean, you have these feelings, be a man enough to stand up and answer the questions about it.”

Phil Mickelson is unrecognizable – and happy to be away from golf

It sounds as if Phil Mickelson is having a great time in hiding. At a time when much of the rest of the golf world converges in Tulsa, Okla., to compete at a PGA Championship, the 2021 winner is in California enjoying a now three-month absence from the game, according to his mother, spending time he rarely had before with family while sporting facial hair he hasn’t had before. “I didn’t recognize him at first,’’ Mary Mickelson told USA TODAY Sports on Thursday, when play teed off from Southern Hills Country Club. “He had a little bit of a beard and...

Rory McIlroy offers surprising comments on Phil Mickelson

Months after ripping Phil Mickelson over the veteran golfer’s comments about the Saudi golf league, Rory McIlroy is changing his tune. McIlroy spoke with the media on Tuesday, days ahead of the PGA Championship. He was asked about Mickelson not participating in this year’s PGA Championship despite being the defending champion. McIlroy said he feels Mickelson’s absence is a big ommission.