Mickelson once tried to take Hoffman ‘for some serious cash’?

Phil Mickelson might be a professional golfer, but away from the PGA Tour, he’s golf’s version of a pool-room hustler.According to a voicemail released by Deadspin, Mickelson found himself a big victim in 2015: current Masters leader Charley Hoffman.From the voicemail, supposedly from Mickelson:“Hey, it’s Phil,” he says. “Hey, Sunday morning, we’re on. Yeah, it’s...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

7 golfers who could badly use a win at the Masters

Let’s face it, every kid who dreams about playing golf when they grow up wants to win a green jacket. In addition to being the unofficial start of another golf season, the Masters is one of the greatest and most storied events in sports. Every player on the PGA Tour wants to win at Augusta, but some are likely feeling a greater sense of urgency than others.Whether they’re looking...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson gives eye-opening response to Lexi Thompson ruling

Phil Mickelson was asked about Lexi Thompson’s penalty situation Tuesday, and his response had our jaws on the floor. He said has seen golfers get away with what Lexi Thompson got penalized for, a four-stroke penalty in the end that cost her the chance to win over the weekend.But even more eye-opening than that, Lefty says many guys on tour intentionally place their balls incorrectly...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson owed gambler nearly $2 million in 2012

Phil Mickelson avoided being charged for insider trading for acting on a stock tip in 2012, but the case has revealed another interesting note about the golfer's gambling habit.Mickelson has long had a reputation for being a huge gambler, which is sort of how he ended up in the situation. It was revealed in court on Thursday that Lefty owed gambling pro Billy Walters nearly $2 million...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy blasts Muirfield for not allowing female members until now

Scotland’s Muirfield has hosted the British Open 16 times. A private links course, that ranks second among courses to have hosted the Open in the modern era, trailing only Old Course at St. Andrews.Muirfield last hosted the Open in 2013, serving as the setting for one of Phil Mickelson’s greatest triumphs. After that Open, though, the R&A made it known that they weren’t...
Via The Comeback
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Golfers who skip Arnold Palmer Invitational are not being disrespectful

Arnold Palmer was a sporting legend, a golfer who transcended golf and become a legitimate American icon.That’s somehow not hyperbole, in this case. Well, I guess maybe it is by definition, but Palmer’s importance to golf cannot really be underestimated.We learned just how important he was to the golf world when he passed away last fall at the age of 87. The following weekend...
Via The Comeback
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson opens up about approach to shot selection (VIDEO)

Here’s something you may not know: Phil Mickelson is actually one of the most analytical, outside-the-box thinkers on the PGA Tour. It’s a big reason he’s been successful for so many years. Mickelson recently gave an in-depth interview with Golf Channel’s David Feherty, appearing on the former PGA Tour golfer’s show to talk about his game. He provided a lot of great information...
Via The Sports Daily
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Pictured: Phil Mickelson, en route to saving par

Today at the WGC-Mexico Championship has been a vintage Phil Mickelson round, in all the best (and worst) ways. Mickelson is in contention on the weekend, looking for his first win since the 2013 British Open, and going by the score, he’s played well. Going by results of tee shots, though? Not so much. Case in point, here he is on the par-5 eleventh: And it did look bad! Mickelson...
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March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

With caddie ailing, Mickelson turns to his brother

MEXICO CITY (AP) Phil Mickelson had a familiar face on the bag in Mexico Championship. He called him ''Bro,'' not ''Bones.'' Mickelson's younger brother was pressed into duty Friday at Chapultepec Golf Club when Jim ''Bones'' Mackay fell ill and couldn't go more than three holes. Tim Mickelson is at the Mexico Championship because he manages Spanish rookie Jon Rahm. It was the...
Via Associated Press
March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

LOOK: Phil Mickelson wears custom shirt with logo of himself on it

Phil Mickelson recently sported some pretty awesome attire at the CareerBuilder Challenge, and it’s not something you’ll normally see a golfer wear. Mickelson was participating in the CareerBuilder Challenge, and The Big Lead pointed out he was wearing a shirt with a logo of himself on it. It shows the pose he used to celebrate his 2004 Masters win. Yeah, that’s pretty great.
Via The Sports Daily
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

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