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5 Players The U.S. Ryder Cup Team Needs To Play Well

No matter what the Europeans try to get you to believe, they are the favorites for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland. They’ve won this international duel seven of the past nine times, and haven’t lost at home since 1993. And this year, the European Ryder Cup squad features four of the top six players in the world rankings, compared to just one for the U...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Billy Horschel, Rory McIlroy Rekindle Rivalry

In case you haven’t heard, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods aren’t in the field at this week’s Tour Championship — and that’s OK! The game is in good hands at East Lake with two players renewing a rivalry that has long laid dormant and could become even bigger. Enter Billy Horschel and Rory McIlroy — perhaps the two hottest players on the PGA Tour at the moment. Horschel...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Million Reasons Billy Horschel Might Miss The Birth Of His Child

Billy Horschel jumped out to a share of the lead at the Tour Championship after a first-round 66 on Thursday. Many would say he controls his own destiny  in regards to taking home the FedExCup and win a cool $10 million. There is, however, one thing that could complicate things A baby. Horschel and his wife Brittany, are expecting their first child soon, but he’s already said...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory Says Tiger and Phil Are ‘Just Getting Older’

With both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson unable to qualify for this year’s Tour Championship for the first time in nearly 20 years, are we in the midst of the Rory McIlroy Era? Rory isn’t too sure. Yet. During his recent press conference from East Lake Country Club – the site of the FedExCup Playoff final — McIlroy offered his take on where both Woods and Mickelson currently...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson: Biggest difference in prep for Ryder Cup relates to his underwear

Bubba Watson, along with twelve teammates that feature such American golf luminaries as Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, Jim Furyk and Hunter Mahan, will soon be making the trek across the pond to Scotland and begin preparations for the 2014 Ryder Cup, which will be battled out on the PGA Centenary Course at the Gleneagles Hotel […] The post Bubba Watson: Biggest difference in prep...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson withdraws from BMW Championship

Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from the BMW Championship. Mickelson, 44, shot 76 on Friday at Cherry Hills Country Club to fall 14 strokes behind tournament leader Sergio Garcia. He needed a top-four finish at the BMW Championship in order to earn enough points to advance to next week’s Tour Championship in Atlanta. “My primary goal is to rest and prepare for the Ryder Cup,”...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mickelson withdraws from BMW Championship

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from the BMW Championship, just three days after saying it was the one FedEx Cup playoff event he wanted to play. In a release early Saturday from his management company, Mickelson says his goal is to rest and prepare for the Ryder Cup on Sept. 26-28 in Scotland. Mickelson shot 76 on Friday at Cherry Hills and was 14...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson Withdraws From BMW Championship

Citing his poor play and desire to prepare for the upcoming Ryder Cup, Phil Mickelson withdrew from the BMW Championship early Saturday morning. The withdrawal will also keep Mickelson out of next weekend’s season-ending Tour Championship, officially completing one of his worst seasons on the PGA Tour. Mickelson shot 70 in Thursday’s first round but stumbled to a 6-over 76 Friday...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Memories abound for Mickelson at Cherry Hills

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) Phil Mickelson was looking forward to some fond memories when he returned to Cherry Hills for the first time in 24 years. He got one he didn't expect. His pro-am round at the BMW Championship was his first time on the course since he beat Manny Zerman for the U.S. Amateur championship in 1990. He had a good group of amateurs with him. His brother...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cherry Hills invites new generation of players to BMW Championship

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Phil Mickelson and Geoff Ogilvy were eager to get to Cherry Hills for the BMW Championship, for reasons more than just advancing to the third FedEx Cup playoff event. Mickelson is part of the history at the fabled club in the Denver suburbs. Ogilvy had only read about it. He took a day off from golf and spent more time with his nose in a book than with...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cherry Hills invites new generation of players

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) Phil Mickelson and Geoff Ogilvy were eager to get to Cherry Hills for the BMW Championship, for reasons more than just advancing to the third FedEx Cup playoff event. Mickelson is part of the history at the fabled club in the Denver suburbs. Ogilvy had only read about it. He took a day off from golf and spent more time with his nose in a book than...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Watson selects Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan, Web Simpson for Ryder Cup

The 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Cup team is set following Tom Watson’s pick of Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Web Simpson. Say hello to the three newest members of the U.S. #RyderCup team. @HunterMahan @Keegan_Bradley @WebbSimpson1 pic.twitter.com/L32AqVfnIu — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) September 2, 2014 The trio will join U.S. automatic qualifiers Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Rickie...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson to Join Rory McIlroy at Denver Broncos’ Sunday Night Game

We knew Rory McIlroy was planning on racing up to Sports Authority Field at Mile High this Sunday night to catch the Broncos-Colts game. And it turns out he’s bringing a friend: Phil Mickelson. According to the Denver Post, “McIlroy and Mickelson will have passes waiting” for them whenever they’re able to show up for the game. They’ll be playing the BMW Championship at...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson perturbed by PGA Tour's late-season scheduling

  Phil Mickelson isn't a fan of four straight FedEx Cup playoff events that follows a summer of big events and precedes the Ryder Cup. Mickelson thought about skipping the Deutsche Bank Championship this week. Instead, the five-time major champion showed up at the TPC Boston on Thursday and didn't even warm up before his pro-am round. He had not touched a club since he missed...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mickelson in a bind with 4 straight playoff events

NORTON, Mass. (AP) Phil Mickelson thought about staying home in San Diego because of the busy FedEx Cup playoff scheduling leading to the Ryder Cup. Instead, the five-time major champion showed up at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Thursday and didn't even warm up before his pro-am round on the TPC Boston. Mickelson doesn't like that the FedEx Cup this year features four...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods parts ways with swing coach Sean Foley

Tiger Woods announced Monday on his website that he will no longer be working with swing coach Sean Foley. “I’d like to thank Sean for his help as my coach and for his friendship,” said Woods, who is sidelined with a back injury. “Sean is one of the outstanding coaches in golf today, and I know he will continue to be successful with the players working with him. With my next...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

#PhilWasHere Memes Flood Web

By now, you’ve probably heard that Phil Mickelson hit a shot from the hospitality tent not once, but twice, at The Barclays. He made bogey the first time, and par the second, but unfortunately it wasn’t enough to make the secondary cut on Saturday. However, his latest adventures around the golf course have generated some serious buzz around the web.  After his second shot...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Mickelson’s Bet Could Become a Lot More Expensive

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature created to keep you up to date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture.  Phil Mickelson Could Face Fines for Wager With Fan Phil Mickelson’s proclivities on the course during practice rounds are well-known. The man makes a good living taking risks, so it’s no surprise that he likes to gamble and...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mickelson goes on a world tour, thanks to #PhilWasHere

And now we present Phil Mickelson as star of a new version of "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?" Mickelson has sparked the meme #PhilWasHere after hitting into the hospitality area on the fifth hole on Friday and Saturday at The Barclays and then electing to play a shot from there rather than taking a drop. Lefty posted a bogey 5 on Friday and then a par 4 on Saturday...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Mickelson’s Hospitality Suite Tee Shot

Phil Mickelson made a tee shot from the hospitality suite at the Barclays golf tournament. And it was just as cool as it sounds.
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Mickelson In The Tents Again

((HT: PGA Tour))On Friday, Phil Mickelson was out of control with his driver on the 5th at The Barclays- hitting his drive into the hospitality tents. It gave him a bout of creativity where he his his second from the carpets and, eventually, bogeyed the hole.This just happened in his third round Legendary words: "Oh no! Not again..."
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Phil Mickelson with the shot from hospitality area at Barclays

Second round of The Barclays 2014, Phil Mickelson finds his errant tee shot in the hospitality area and lofts it into the green side bunker on the par-4 5th hole...then two putts for bogey.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson Hits From Hospitality Tent…Again

There are a million reasons we love Phil Mickelson. From his aww-shucks smile to impressive resume, Lefty has won the hearts of fans everywhere during his hall-of-fame career. Perhaps the most exciting and interesting chapter in the book of Phil, though, is his desire to almost always go for glory and never backing down from an insanely challenging shot. Case in point: Here’s...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson Hits Shot Off Of Hospitality Deck

It’s safe to say that Phil Mickelson let one get away from him when he ended up on top of the hospitality deck here. Rather than take a drop though, Mickelson opted to play the ball and it didn’t end up so great, landing in a green-side bunker. It definitely could have been worse given […] The post Phil Mickelson Hits Shot Off Of Hospitality Deck appeared first on Diehardsport.
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Mickelson hits shot from hospitality suite

Phil Mickelson gave a group of fans an unexpected close-up when he walked into a hospitality suite to play an errant tee shot during Friday's second round of The Barclays golf tournament in Paramus, NJ.On the par-4 5th hole, Mickelson hit his tee shot wide left into the grandstands. However, after his ball was found laying on the floor of an AstroTurf patio deck, Mickelson decided...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss
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