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Dustin Johnson: ‘I am taking a leave of absence from professional golf’

Dustin Johnson announced Thursday that he is taking a leave of absence from golf to “seek professional help for personal challenges.”challenges.” Johnson’s statement from his agent at Hambric Sports Management said his leave of absence was effective immediately. “I am taking a leave of absence from professional golf, effective immediately. I will use this time to seek professional...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods: Back surgery ‘more debilitating than I thought’

Tiger Woods will defend his WGC-Bridgestone Invitational title beginning Thursday at the South Course at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Woods has won there eight times and hasn’t finished outside of the top 10 in the last five Bridgestone Invitationals. “No matter what my form is … I just feel good,” Woods said. “I’ve had some pretty good memories here.” Woods...
Via Sports-Glory
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Poor shot elicits an ‘Oh, sh*t!’ out of the mouth of nice guy Phil Mickelson (video)

Phil Mickelson is universally known as an all-around nice guy, the kind of man a golfer will point out to his kid and say, “Son, that’s how you should conduct yourself on the golf course.” But even guys with a lily-white reputation and fan-friendly persona that Mickelson has meticulously honed and carefully cultivated over his […] The post Poor shot elicits an ‘Oh, sh*t...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

You root for Phil Mickelson but he's as douchey as any of them

What did Phil Mickelson do with the Claret Jug?“I’ve loved having the Jug with me for the last 12 months,” he told The Scotsman. “The people who know and love the game get a big kick out of it. They really appreciate what it means to hold such a famous trophy. And drink out of it. I only let them drink the good stuff of course. There’s been nothing in there that is sub...
Via Bob's Blitz
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson says he drank $40,000 bottle of wine from championship trophy

Only the best for Phil Mickelson.On Monday, the southpaw arrived at this week's Open Championship to return the trophy he won for finishing in first place last year. Mickelson also revealed that he once filled the Claret Jug with a $40,000 bottle of 1990 Romanee-Conti wine. Because anything less would have just been disgraceful to put in the vessel.“One of the things that I...
Via Bush League Chronicle
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson did what with the Claret Jug?

With the Open Championship — the British Open to the xenophobic American — set to kick off this week at Royal Aberdeen, Phil Mickelson is gearing himself up to defend his major victory at Muirfield. Much like the Stanley Cup, the winner of the Claret Jug — the revered trophy presented to the golfer who […] The post Phil Mickelson says he drank a $40,000 bottle of wine out...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Players Attempt Flop Shots Over Phil Mickelson’s Head

Phil Mickelson is the king of the flop shot. You know this, I know this, his fellow pros know this.But how good are his competitors at the shot? This week at the Scottish Open, the folks at the European Tour – who are known to put players through a challenging test or two – wanted to find out. So they held a closest-to-the-pin contest with flop shots.Related Link: Phil Mickelson...
Via Back9Network
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Mickelson works on his backwards flop shot

Phil Mickelson's backwards flop shot at Royal Aberdeen is the stuff of legends. Here's video of Lefty practicing for the Scottish Open.
Via Gamedayr
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Mickelson pulls off sick flop shot

It is a certifiable fact that Phil Mickelson is the unquestioned king and lord supreme of the flop shot, not only in his generation of golfers but in the history of the grand game. More evidence of Mickelson’s mastery of one of the trickier shots in all of golf — a slight miscalculation and either […] The post Phil Mickelson pulls off absurdly sick flop shot at St. Jude Classic...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: FBI investigating Phil Mickelson for insider trading

This is a hazard Phil Mickelson never encountered on the golf course — and one that the squeaky-clean golfer might find more difficult than any sand trap.The Masters champion and Carl Icahn — the wealthiest man on Wall Street — are being probed by a joint FBI and Securities and Exchange  Commission investigation over claims of insider trading involving them and legendary Las...
Via The Other Paper
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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