Found June 14, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Phil Mickelson
The gentleman who yells ‘mashed potatoes’ at golf events is close to my favorite person in the world.  Well, he (or some copy cat) was at it again on Friday at the U.S. Open and proceeded to launch a loud ‘mashed potatoes’ following a Phil Mickelson tee shot.  Love it. Here is a compilation of some other ‘mashed potatoes’ incidents in golf. [Bleacher Report] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Groundhog interrupts Phil Mickelson on fairway at US Open (Video)

Phil Mickelson was briefly delayed before taking his second shot on the 6th hole in Friday's second round of the US Open tournament when a groundhog ran across the fairway. Mickelson hit for par on the hole and finished second overall at the end of the round, so the interruption by the groundhog was not a big distractoin. Video via DunkCityFL. H/T FTW. Related posts...

GIF: Phil Mickelson Eagles The 10th Hole In The Final Round Of The US Open

Phil Mickelson trails Justin Rose by 1 stroke in the final round of the US Open. Phil has had an up and down round today, but just holed out a wedge from the rough on the tenth hole for an eagle. Check out the shot and his ultra-dorky reaction to the ball going in, after the jump.   (h/t bleacherreport.com for the gifs) The post GIF: Phil Mickelson Eagles The 10th Hole In The...

Mickelson, Horschel lead at US Open

Play has been suspended for the day at the U.S. Open, with Phil Mickelson and Billy Horschel tied for the lead. Mickelson birdied the 18th late Friday to finish a 2-over round of 72. Horschel shot 3-under 67, hitting all 18 greens in regulation at Merion Golf Club. Their 1-under totals of 139 made them the only players under par for the tournament; nearly half the field had yet...
NO LAUGHING MATTER

Spectator heckles Garcia with 'fried chicken!'

On Friday at the U.S. Open at Merion golf club, a spectator yelled out ‘mashed potatoes’ at Phil Mickelson, and today someone took the obnoxiousness to a new level.  Prior to Sergio Garcia teeing off a fan yelled out “fried chicken’ at Sergio and it got a few chuckles out of the crowd.  The reference was meant as a dig to Sergio for his poor fried chicken joke directed...

Mickelson to play Malaysia tour stop

Phil Mickelson is heading to Malaysia later this year for the CIMB Classic. The PGA Tour announced Thursday that CIMB Classic is moving from The Mines to Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club for the Oct. 24-27 tournament. For the first time, the Malaysia event will be an official tournament in the 2013-14 schedule. Tiger Woods played in the tournament last year. Along with Mickelson...

Another Mickelson story at the US Open

By the time Phil Mickelson got some caffeine in him and began making birdies on the back nine, the fans who braved wild warnings of hail and torrential rain in the opening round of the U.S. Open started to get the idea that something more interesting than the weather was happening at venerable Merion Golf Club. In a place that oozes history, a modern kind of story was unfolding....

Mickelson holds lead after third round

Phil Mickelson has the lead after three rounds at the U.S. Open.

Long day ends near top for Lefty

Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional.

Lefty's center stage in U.S. Open drama

Imagine what Frank Capra could do with Sunday's broadcast of the 113th United States Open? He'd have a nation in tears, kids cuddling their daddies tightly as dusk falls on Merion. What a narrative: Phil Mickelson as a modern day Jimmy Stewart aw-shucking his way to a first and long-in-the-making National Open on his 43rd birthday, which also happens to be Father's...

Amateurs enjoy sold performances at US Open

Pan Cheng-tsung had a pretty good day on the course. He felt even better about it when he scanned the scores. ''When I look at the scoreboard with my last name up there, it's pretty cool,'' he said. Taiwan-born Pan was one of several amateurs who had a respectable showing in Thursday's opening round of the U.S. Open. Pan shot a 2-over 72 at Merion Golf Club...

Taiwan-born Pan shoots 2-over 72

Pan Cheng-tsung had a pretty good day on the course. He felt even better about it when he scanned the scores. ''When I look at the scoreboard with my last name up there, it's pretty cool,'' he said. Taiwan-born Pan was one of several amateurs who had a respectable showing in Thursday's opening round of the U.S. Open. Pan shot a 2-over 72 at Merion Golf Club...
Golf News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.