It has been more than a month since the US team was beaten on Sunday in the Ryder Cup at Medinah, but the hangover continues for some of the marquee names in the game.
On Tuesday before the HSBC Champions on the bustling southeast China coast, Phil Mickelson conceded that the immediate hangover from the US team's loss persists and might not be exorcised in his career.
"I think the first two weeks following the Ryder Cup was a really tough low, one of the biggest lows of my career," Mickelson said of his seventh loss in nine Ryder Cups. "It was a very emotional time because we really thought we were going to win. We expected to win; we were playing well; we thought that we were going to do it on Sunday. It was one of the biggest disappointments that I've had to deal with throughout my career."
Mickelson returns to competition this week at Mission Hills Golf Club's Olazabal Course for the first time since his 1-up singles loss to England's Justin Rose. Before the Sunday singles, Mi...