Phil Mickelson talks British Open near-miss and his 4-year drought

SOUTHPORT, England — It was just after 7 in the morning Wednesday and there was a lone figure surveying the 16th green at Royal Birkdale, one of the farthest points on the course from the clubhouse. It was Phil Mickelson quietly going about his business of trying to win a second Claret Jug, a sixth...
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18 hours ago

Phil Mickelson glad his brother’s on his bag

SOUTHPORT, England — It’s a weird look seeing Phil Mickelson without caddie Jim “Bones’’ Mackay on his bag after 25 years together. Mickelson and Mackay parted ways last month, with Mackay going into TV as an on-course announcer. Mickelson’s younger brother, Tim, a former golf coach at Arizona State, is now caddying for him. “It’s...
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22 hours ago

Mickelson ditches driver for Tuesday practice round

Phil Mickelson decided to test his game without a driver during a practice round on Tuesday at Royal Birkdale. The plan, however, may change.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Former Phil Mickelson caddie takes job with Golf Channel and NBC as reporter

The golf world was thrown for a loop in June when it was announced that Phil Mickelson and his longtime caddie Jim “Bones” Mackay were going their separate ways. Lefty’s brother will serve as his caddie for the remainder of the season but it raised a question, what will Bones do next? Will he jump onto someone else’s bag and if so, who?As it turns out, Mackay will remain...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson splits with longtime caddie Bones

Phil Mickelson and his long-time caddie, Jim “Bones” Mackay, are splitting up after spending the last 25 years together on the PGA Tour.The two men issued a joint statement on Tuesday announcing the stunning news. During the incredible run these two men shared, Mickelson won five major championships and had 48 total wins as a pro.Mackay began caddying for Mickelson in 1992. His...
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June 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/16: It was a week for winning

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting for crash for the weekend. It's. Been. A. Week. In. Sports. Happy birthday today to Rick Nash, Petros Papadakis, Kerry Wood, Chris Gomez, Phil Mickelson and Roberto Duran. On this date in 1909 Jim Thorpe would...
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June 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson might be able to play the U.S. Open after all (but only if it rains)

He faces long odds, but then there are few things Phil Mickelson likes more than that. Mickelson previously announced that he’d likely be unable to compete in this year’s U.S. Open at Wisconsin’s Erin Hills as he’ll be attending his daughter Amanda’s high school graduation the morning of the opening round.At the time, Mickelson hadn’t completely given up on competing...
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June 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Fan petitions to get graduation ceremony moved so Phil Mickelson can compete in US Open

Barring something unforeseen like a massive weather delay, Phil Mickelson will not be competing in the 2017 U.S. Open. Instead, Lefty has put family first and will watch his daughter, Amanda, graduate high school.One fan is throwing a Hail Mary to see if he can get Mickelson into the field.Amanda’s graduation from Pacific Ridge High School will take place on June 15, the same day...
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June 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson says he’ll skip the U.S. Open to attend daughter’s high school graduation

Phil Mickelson has always earned his reputation as a family man, and his announcement that he’ll likely be skipping this year’s U.S. Open to attend his daughter’s graduation is just the latest example. The U.S. Open remains the only major Mickelson hasn’t won, and as he turns 47 on June 16th (Friday of the tournament, actually), it’s fair to wonder just how many legitimate...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson to skip U.S. Open

Phil Mickelson is yet to win the U.S. Open, the only major tournament that he has not been able to come out victorious during what will one day be a Hall of Fame career.Lefty will not break that long streak of failures this season in Wisconsin. The veteran golfer announced on Saturday that he will skip this year’s U.S. Open, instead opting to attend his daughter’s high school...
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June 03, 2017  |  Discuss

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