Phil Missed Second Masters Cut

The Masters - Round Two

(April 11, 2014) – It came down to this. After 36 holes at the Masters, Phil Mickelson was three under par for 33, 8-over for three. When he emerged from the scoring room Friday afternoon he said, “Let’s hope the wind keeps up. We need it to move six guys.” It kept up but only Read More…

Mental Errors Leave Phil Adrift

The Masters - Round One

(April 10, 2014) – Coming into this Masters week after only seven PGA Tour starts and so-so performances in the five events where he wasn’t forced to withdraw with injures, Phil Mickelson said he was “nervous” about the state of his game. After a triple-bogey in No. 7 and a double on the par-5 15th Read More…

Ten Years Later Phil Looks Back And Forth

The Masters - Preview Day 2

AUGUSTA, GA. (April 8, 2014) –Phil Mickelson made his usual Tuesday visit to the Masters media center and his 2004 visit came up in his conversation with the international golf press. Ten years ago, with 21 PGA Tour victories Phil clearly was “the best player never to have won a major. The questions that week Read More…

Leap Of Destiny : 2004 Master

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By Brian Wacker | PGATOUR.COM It is hard to believe that it has been a decade since Phil Mickelson took one giant step in his career and one small leap into Masters history. Time doesn’t lessen the lore, however. It only enhances it. Mickelson had won plenty before and has won plenty since, including four Read More…

Encouraging Signs Heading Into Augusta

Shell Houston Open - Round Two

  April 6, 2014 – It wasn’t a great finish for Phil Mickelson, a one under par 71 for a 7-under total and a share of 12th place at the Shell Houston Open. Still given where he was a week earlier, wondering of he could play Houston or the Masters, it appeared to be very Read More…

Phil Heads To Houston Feeling Better But Still Sore

The Honda Classic - Preview Day 3

After two days of light practice at Augusta National, Phil Mickelson heads to Texas later this afternoon for the Shell Houston Open. Phil withdrew from the Valero Texas Open midway through the third round last week with an injury to his right oblique muscle. After a weekend at home he flew to Augusta for two Read More…

Phil Out Of Valero With Back Injury

Valero Texas Open - Round Three

Mar. 29, 2014 – Phil’s stretch run to the Masters took a swerve today in San Antonio.   He withdrew from the Valero Texas Open after apparently pulling an oblique muscle on his drive on the first hole at the TPC San Antonio, his tenth.   “I pulled a muscle trying to hit the ball Read More…

T-17 At Doral Best Of The Season

World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship - Final Round

Doral, Fla. (Mar. 9, 2014) – It wasn’t bad. It wasn’t great. It was wet: eight water balls for Phil Mickelson, three more than the average for the field on wet and windy Trump National Doral. That’s right, 318 balls in the water last week by 63 players. The old record was 220 in 2004 Read More…

Phil Rallies Late Again

2014 WGC-Cadillac Championship - Round Two

DORAL, Fla. (Mar. 8, 2014) – This has been an unusual start to the PGA Tour season for Phil Mickelson. Four starts, a withdrawal with a bad back, a missed cut, and three round of 12 in the 60s. At the WGC-Cadillac Championship he started with a 74, added a windblown 75. But in Saturday’s Read More…

Phil Advances On A Long Day

World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship - Round Two

Doral, Fla. (Mar. 7, 2014) – It’s been a wild first half of the WGC-Cadillac Championships. High winds and at times torrential rains caused a long delay Thursday afternoon and when play resumed Phil Mickelson was only able to get in another five holes before darkness descended. That meant he had to finish the round Read More…