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Phil Mickelson hits shot from behind a fence at Farmers Insurance Open (Video)

Phil Mickelson was forced to hit a shot from behind a boundary fence on the 18th hole of Friday's second round of the Farmers Insurance Open.Mickelson's second shot on the par-5 18th was just inside the fence (by about a dimple, according to the official), and Phil had to go on the other side to figure out how he was going to play it. Mickelson did the best he could by using the...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Mickelson hits crazy shot from unusual place

Phil Mickelson loudly gets out of jail. — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 29, 2016 Phil Mickelson is at it again, but this time, he busted out of jail. Well, not literally but he hit a shot from under a fence at Torrey Pines. Phil’s ball landed up against a fence. Double bogey. — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 29, 2016 Although...
Via The GP Golf Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson calls 17-year old Ryan Ruffels sharing details of bet “high school stuff”

Phil Mickelson is one of the most popular golfers in the world, and is also one of the most giving to those up-and-coming golfers out there. He is often seen playing practice rounds with young golfers and giving advice to those looking to break in to the PGA Tour. Sometimes Mickelson is playing those practice rounds with some side bets going on, like any hack during a weekend round...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mickelson admonishes Aussie teen for embellishment

SAN DIEGO (AP) Australian teenager Ryan Ruffels makes his PGA Tour debut at Torrey Pines with a stern lecture from Phil Mickelson. Don't talk about wagers. And don't embellish the story. Ruffels said in the Sydney Morning Herald two weeks ago that he played with Mickelson and his brother, Arizona State golf coach Tim Mickelson, at Torrey Pines last month. Ruffels says Mickelson...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ready or not, Phil Mickelson to face Stadium Course

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) Phil Mickelson was in high school the only other time PGA West's TPC Stadium Course was used in what is now called the CareerBuilder Challenge. Ready or not after a long layoff and swing changes, Lefty had a prime Saturday tee time on the Pete Dye-designed course that was dropped from the tournament rotation after its 1987 debut. ''I'm probably a week away...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mickelson, Stadium Course return strong at CareerBuilder

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) Phil Mickelson returned from a long layoff with a big mid-round run. PGA West's TPC Stadium Course came back strong, too, Thursday in the CareerBuilder Challenge. Mickelson played a seven-hole stretch in 6 under at La Quinta Country Club, holing out for eagle on the par-4 eighth with a shot that spun back 15 feet. He chipped in on the next hole and added...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson loses $5,000 bet to 17-year-old Australian golfer

Phil Mickelson bit off a little more than he could chew when he made a practice round bet with 17-year-old Ryan Ruffels, who was an amateur at the time. Ruffels just turned professional this week and is regarded as the “next big thing” for golf in Australia. Ruffels told the Sydney Morning Herald the time Mickelson tried to persuade him to remain an amateur and go to his alma...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matt Jones hits ball off hospitality tent

Matt Jones couldn’t have have hit his tee shot on the par-4 ninth hole any worse than he did Saturday during the third round of the PGA Championship. But a little bit of creativity helped him escape with only minimal damage. Jones entered the third round in the lead at Whistling Straits, and he was having a solid day until he stepped up to the ninth hole. That’s when he hit...
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mickelson likely committed no crime even if he gambled

By Steve DelVecchio Phil Mickelson and his astronomical fortune have once again made headlines for the wrong reasons, but that doesn’t mean the five-time major champion is guilty of committing a crime. The latest alleged scandal involves an illegal gambling operation and $2.75 million of Mickelson’s money. Gregory Silveira, a 56-year-old former sports gambling handicapper...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Mickelson linked to money laundering for gambling ring

By Steve DelVecchio Phil Mickelson has found his name linked to an illegal offshore gambling operation, as a report indicates that nearly $3 million of his money was transferred to an intermediary who pleaded guilty to money laundering last week. According to ESPN’s Outside the Lines, 56-year-old former sports gambling handicapper Gregory Silveira pleaded guilty to three counts...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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