Phil Mickelson is a legendary name in golf and a World Golf Hall of Famer since 2012. Mickelson has taken home three individual NCAA Championships and one team title at Arizona State University. In 1990, he won the U.S. Amateur event. Since turning pro in 1992, Mickelson has collected 57 professional career wins, including six majors – three of those at the Masters in 2004, 2006, and 2010. Nicknamed “Lefty” due to his left-handed stroke, Mickelson won the PGA Championship in 2005, and won his second at Kiawah Island in 2021. With 20 starts in the Open Championship, Mickelson eventually won the event in 2013. Mickelson has represented the U.S. in 12 Presidents Cups. He made his LIV Golf debut in 2022 and is captain of LIV Golf HyFlyers GC team. Possessing one of golf's best short games, Mickelson has spent over 25 years in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings and is a popular figure wherever he plays.
QUICK FACTS ...
Greatest influence on golfing career? Dad
Golfer you most admire? Seve – style and flair
Number of holes-in-one? 47
If you could play any course in the world, it would be … Friar’s Head
Golf achievement you’re most proud of? British Open, ’13
Round of golf you’ve enjoyed the most? Masters final rounds in contention
Your perfect golf shot? Post apologetical fade
If you could acquire one trait from another golfer, what would it be? Dustin’s driver
Shot that gives you the most difficulty? Soft cut from uphill lie
Most interesting thing about being a professional golfer? Seeing the world