Found June 06, 2012 on
Phil Mickelson originally said that he withdrews from Memorial over the weekend because he was mentally fatigued. That may have been at least somewhat true, but shortly thereafter, Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler both indicated that Mickelson had become increasingly annoyed with cell phone use among the gallery. The way that Mickelson reportedly voiced his displeasure with that, is well, ironic. ESPN.com reports that Mickelson actually texted PGA commissioner Tim Finchem from the sixth fairway at Memorial to complain about the lack of policing of fans with cell phones. Mickelson had reporteldly become annoyed at fans who were taking his...
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Mickelson cited "mental fatigue" for why he withdrew from the Memorial, but he reportedly texted the PGA Tour commissioner while on the course to complain about fans taking photos with their cell phones.
Phil Mickelson withdrew from the Memorial last weekend because of mental fatigue after posting a 79 in the opening round. But something else may have contributed to Mickelson’s early exit from the tournament: cellphones.
According to four people with knowledge of the situation, Mickelson sent a text message to PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem from the sixth fairway at Muirfield...
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Masters champion Bubba Watson will play in the same group for the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open.
It will be the first time Woods and Mickelson have been paired in the U.S. Open since the USGA grouped players off the world ranking at Torrey Pines in 2008. The rankings were used for another big group - Luke Donald, Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood...
According to four people with direct knowledge, Phil Mickelson sent a text message to PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem from the sixth fairway at Muirfield Village suggesting that a lack of policing fans with cellphones was getting out of hand.
It looks like the first two days of the U.S. Open will be even more watchable than usual. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Masters champion Bubba Watson will play in the same group for the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open next weekend in San Francisco.
It will be the first time Woods and Mickelson have been paired together at the U.S. Open since the USGA grouped players based...
To supplement his income early last decade, Australian professional golfer Anthony Summers spent a couple of years cleaning toilets on weekends at his hometown Sydney Cricket Ground and Sydney Football Stadium.
You might say it was messy post-game work, not to mention the kind to which, say, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have never knelt. And to hear Summers tell it, not all frolicking...