Phil Looks Ahead After Taking 2nd In PGA Championship

PGA Championship - Final Round

LOUISVILLE (Aug. 10, 2014) – Early in the season, after withdrawing from the Farmers Insurance Open with a bad back and before withdrawing from the Valero Texas Open with a sore oblique, Phil Mickelson said, “I’m going to struggle this year, but I’m going to have a real shot at winning the PGA. I mean, Read More…

Phil Gains No Ground But A Lot Of Confidence

PGA Championship - Round Three

Louisville (Aug. 9, 2014) – Maybe, just maybe, hitting fairways is overrated. Phil Mickelson missed the last five in the third round of the PGA Championship and played the holes four under par. That gave him a 10-under total and left him within three shots of Rory McIlroy’s lead, right where he started the day. Read More…

Phil Battles His Way Into “The Thick Of It”

PGA Championship - Round Two

Louisville (Aug. 8, 2014) – Phil Mickelson had birdied the short 14th hole and bogeyed the par-4 15th and still was gaining ground on the leaders in the second round of the PGA Championship. He was also running out of steam. On 16 his drive was left of the fairway. His managed to get his Read More…

Phil Finds His Game Again

PGA Championship - Round One

LOUISVILLE (AUG. 7, 2014) – Phil Mickelson was expecting a carryover from his Sunday round at the WGC-Bridgestone, his best scoring round of the season, a 62, even as he stood on the tenth tee, his first hole of the PGA Championship. “For the first time this year,” he said after the round, “I stood Read More…

Phil Eager To Get Started At PGA Championship

PGA Championship - Preview Day 2

LOUISVILLE (Aug. 5, 2014) – Phil Mickelson was chuffed when he entered the media tent at the PGA Championship today. In his last competitive round, Sunday at the WGC-Bridgestone, he made 10 birdies after making seven in the first three rounds. “You don’t want to put too much emphasis on one round,” Phil said in Read More…

Phil Shoots Season-Best 62 At WGC-Bridgestone

World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational - Round Two

Akron (Aug. 3, 2014) – The last thing Phil Mickelson said after the third round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational was, “It would be out of nowhere for me to play well. You just never know.” After he birdied the first three holes Sunday and along the rope lines were saying something like “Well, what do Read More…

Better, But More Work To Do Quickly

World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational - Round Two

AKRON (Aug. 2, 2014) – Minutes after signing his third-round card at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, and minutes before play was suspended due to an impending storm that stopped play for more than two hours, Phil Mickelson talked about starting to see a thin silver lining in his gloomy return to play after his Scottish and Read More…

Be Careful What You Wish For

World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational - Round Two

AKRON (Aug. 1, 2014) – Yesterday Phil closed his post-round press conference by saying that despite a recent case of strep throat that seriously limited his practice time he felt his game was close to where he wanted it and that he was looking forward to today. He believed it and he meant it. He Read More…

Beware Of The Ailing Golfer

World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational - Round One

  AKRON (July 21, 2014) – Not so fresh off a little bout with strep throat, Phil Mickelson returned to action at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. He didn’t look the same, and for good reason. “I haven’t been able to practice more than chip and putt,” he said after an up and down 1-over par 71. Read More…

Phil’s Wild Ride Continues

143rd Open Championship - Round Two

July 18, 2014 – Phil Mickelson’s defense of his British Open title has been an adventure. Fellow competitor Ernie Els’ drive left of the first fairway Thursday at Royal Liverpool struck a spectator. When the group arrived at the scene the man was covered in blood. Despite Phil’s attempt to calm an obviously shaken Els Read More…