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Category: Phil Mickelson

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Phil Mickelson’s glory at 50 made possible by dedication and belief

There could well be more high-profile victories to come from a player who never believed his time on golf’s frontline was overIt may seem typical after a shock sporting outcome for the champion to insist he or she always had belief they could defy the …

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Tiger Woods and Tom Brady hail ‘truly inspirational’ Phil Mickelson

Mickelson, 50, became golf’s oldest major winner on SundayJack Nicklaus also salutes Mickelson for US PGA victoryAs Phil Mickelson became the oldest major winner of all time on Sunday, a number of other athletes who have achieved success in the later s…

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Tiger Woods and Tom Brady hail ‘truly inspirational’ Phil Mickelson

Mickelson, 50, became golf’s oldest major winner on SundayJack Nicklaus also salutes Mickelson for US PGA victoryAs Phil Mickelson became the oldest major winner of all time on Sunday, a number of other athletes who have achieved success in the later s…

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Tiger Woods and Tom Brady hail ‘truly inspirational’ Phil Mickelson

Mickelson, 50, became golf’s oldest major winner on SundayJack Nicklaus also salutes Mickelson for US PGA victoryAs Phil Mickelson became the oldest major winner of all time on Sunday, a number of other athletes who have achieved success in the later s…

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Phil Mickelson wins US PGA Championship in triumph for the ages

Fifty-year-old becomes oldest major winner of all time Mickelson wins by two shots from Brooks KoepkaIn front of howling, euphoric fans in this opulent corner of South Carolina, Phil Mickelson strode into the record books. At 50 years of age, Mickelson…

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Phil Mickelson holds narrow lead going into final round of US PGA

Five-times major winner rolls back the yearsBrooks Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen in contentionWe spent much of Saturday awaiting the moment whereby Phil Mickelson peeled back his sunglasses to reveal an alter ego. Or Phil Mickelson in his pomp. Just week…

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Phil Mickelson holds narrow lead going into final round of US PGA

Five-times major winner rolls back the yearsBrooks Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen in contentionWe spent much of Saturday awaiting the moment whereby Phil Mickelson peeled back his sunglasses to reveal an alter ego. Or Phil Mickelson in his pomp. Just week…

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Phil Mickelson rolls back years to lead US PGA after his second round

American, 50, hits 69 at Kiawah Island on FridayMickelson would become oldest major championThe first time Phil Mickelson competed in the US PGA Championship, John Major was not yet halfway through his term as Prime Minister and Freddie Mercury’s ‘Livi…

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McIlroy ‘relaxed’ and ready to attack elusive Masters from the shadows

Four-time major winner content to be out of spotlight‘He’s playing beautifully,’ says Mickelson after practiceNo headlines, no problem. If Rory McIlroy as a forgotten man seems bizarre ahead of this – or any – Masters, the Northern Irishman has no desi…

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Winged Foot looks a painful end of the US Open road for Phil Mickelson | Ewan Murray

The one major that has eluded Phil Mickelson has beaten him for what looks a final time, but he deserves his status as one of the greatestPhil Mickelson may have come to terms with the fact he will never win a US Open long ago. The final confirmation d…

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Tom Brady miracle shot can’t prevent defeat to Tiger Woods in $10m charity golf match

Match was played to raise money for Covid-19 reliefPhil Mickelson and Peyton Manning also took part in matchWoods and Manning v Mickelson and Brady – as it happenedTom Brady, an athlete acquainted with magnificent comebacks, pulled off a highlight-reel…

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The Match: Tiger Woods & Peyton Manning v Phil Mickelson & Tom Brady – live!

Golf and NFL stars compete in $10m round for charityEmail Bryan with your thoughts or tweet him @BryanAGraham 8.08pm BST Today’s match has been delayed until at least 3.45pm ET/8.45pm BST due to the inclement weather. It’s absolutely pouring out there….

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Tiger Woods defends Phil Mickelson’s decision to play in Saudi Arabia

• Woods turns down $3m to play in Saudi International• Masters champion says golf can help ‘heal’ politicsTiger Woods has said he rejected the opportunity to play in a European Tour event in Saudi Arabia for the second year in succession but defended P…

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Phil Mickelson springs major surprise by praising USPGA over Pebble Beach

Often at odds with the governing body, the five-times major winner has lauded it for the course setup for the 2019 US OpenTo suggest Phil Mickelson and the United States Golf Association have not historically seen eye to eye would be akin to pointing o…

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Phil Mickelson scents the sweet smell of Masters success again

The American, chasing a fourth title at Augusta, looks in good shape after changing his routine in the tournament buildupManners matter around Augusta. The club’s official guide for spectators opens with a short note from Bobby Jones on the proper “Con…

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Rory McIlroy prepares for Bay Hill title defence and ponders Masters blank

• No 6 one of three current players one short of career grand slam• ‘I’ve tried four times and failed, Lincoln lost his first election’When seeking to join select company one may presume Rory McIlroy would be perfectly happy to keep said group as tight…

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Flashpoints of 2018: Phil Mickelson breaks the rules at the US Open

Continuing our series on controversies that defined the year, the one-time fans’ darling causes outrage in the HamptonsNo sport links indignation and triviality to a greater degree than golf. A matter of millimetres – even accidental millimetres – can …

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Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson add scrappy to crappy in The Match | Ewan Murray

Gambling links increases tawdryness of Las Vegas event and, while title belt wouldn’t fit around Mickelson’s waist, Woods looked uncomfortable in more ways than oneThat the soundbite that will forever be identified with The Match emanated from a basket…

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Phil Mickelson beats Tiger Woods in The Match to claim $9m prize

Lefty seals victory in near-darkness on fourth play-off hole‘To have some smack talk for the next few years meant a lot’Phil Mickelson birdied the fourth playoff hole in near-darkness to beat Tiger Woods and win The Match – a made-for-TV match-play con…

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Tiger Woods v Phil Mickelson: The Match – live!

Woods and Mickelson meet in $9m showdown at Shadow CreekTiger v Phil: The Match is a merely vulgar $9m marketing exerciseWoods and Mickleson’s face-off attempt ends in laughter – video 8.00pm GMT It’s time for the coin toss! They’re flipping a poker ch…