Found March 23, 2013 on
This clip comes to us courtesy of Golf Channel's coverage of Wednesday's Pro-Am at Bay Hill. Reporter Steve Sands is walking with Phil Mickelson, who tells him a short story about a dumb question he received about "looking forward to playing at Augusta" from a guy at MasterCard. It's a "Here's Your Sign" question if there ever was one and Mickelson has some fun at Sands' expense as well.
Asking a top golfer if he's looking forward to the most important, most prestigious tournament of the year? You might as well ask Tiger Woods if he's looking forward to staying faithful to Lindsay Vonn.
Wait a minute, that doesn't work at all...
H/T Devil Ball Golf
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