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  PGATOUR.com - THE PLAYERS Championship
Phil Mickelson's new swing served him nicely at THE PLAYERS Championship.
Throw in Phil Mickelson claiming the crystal trophy, and 2007 THE PLAYERS Championship was one to remember.
Butch Harmon and Phil Mickelson couldn't have asked for a better start to their instructor/player relationship.
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  Phil Mickelson : USAToday.com - Phil Mickelson Biography from USAToday.com
Mickelson seemed to be set to win, but his problems with the driver caught up to him on the back nine.
Mickelson shot a carbon copy of his Friday 68, again posting four birdies and a bogey and stands at -12 for the tournament, one shot ahead of France's Gregory Havret and three strokes ahead of England's Steve Webster.
Mickelson likes to play the week before a major championship and his performance at the Scottish Open is beginning to bode well for his chances at the British Open next week at Carnoustie.
fantasygolf.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=GOL&id=25   (726 words)

  Interview with: Phil Mickelson
PHIL MICKELSON: I don't know what to say about making birdies, because I hit good shots and still had to make tough putts and was able to.
PHIL MICKELSON: Well, after I birdied 16, I had a 1-shot lead, and I thought this was going to be the day.
PHIL MICKELSON: Well, it broke right-to-left, but the wind was left-to-right, and so I played it straight and it -- the wind took it more to the right than I thought.
www.usopen.com /2004/press/interviews/mickelson-6-20-04.html   (689 words)

 Interview with Phil Mickelson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
PHIL MICKELSON: [PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem] He threw out the idea [of the changes for the 2007 PGA Tour schedule] at the Ryder Cup a year and a half ago and said, "What do you think?" I just learned through the media, which is fine.
PHIL MICKELSON: I think that he [Greg Norman] is a brilliant individual and he's one of the guys that I respect the most, because of a lot of the decisions and ideas he has.
PHIL MICKELSON: Well, it's a very important goal of the Tour through all of the First Tee Programs that we've set up throughout the country to be able to bring golf and make golf affordable to all types of individuals, especially at a young age.
www.pga.com /news/tours/pga-tour/mickelsoninterview012506.cfm   (4230 words)

  Phil Mickelson Biography | Wife | Golfer | Pictures | Bio | Masters | Swing | Pic | Picture   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phil Mickelson seems to have been born to play golf.
Mickelson had an instant passion for golf and when he was three years old, he tried to run away from home because his parents didn't think he was old enough to play golf with his dad at a local course.
Despite his odd collapses on the golf course, Phil Mickelson is a favorite to win most tournaments and is still one of the most popular golfers in the world.
www.kidzworld.com /article/6863-phil-mickelson-biography   (350 words)

 FOXNews.com - Golfer Phil Mickelson Wins Second U.S. Masters - Local News | News Articles | National News | US News
Mickelson poured it on with an eagle chip that caught the lip on the 15th, and steady pars the rest of the way until the 18th.
Mickelson shot 70 and was at 4-under 212, the highest 54-hole score to lead the Masters since 1989.
Mickelson took the outright lead with a long pitch to the par-5 eighth that checked up 2 feet behind the hole for birdie, and everyone else either stalled or spiraled, none worse than Mediate.
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 Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson had an MRI on his left wrist Friday that showed inflammation, but no break, and the three-time major champion said he still wants to try to play next week on the PGA Tour.
Phil Mickelson's watershed came in 2004 when he finally shook off the tag of "best player never to have won a major" by capturing the Masters at Augusta.
Mickelson plays golf with a smile on his face and is one of the best-liked players on the US PGA Tour - strange, then, that he and Tiger Woods rarely see eye-to-eye.
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 ASAP Sports - Golf - 2007 - BUICK INVITATIONAL - January 24 - Phil Mickelson
PHIL MICKELSON: You know, I think that it's -- anything that will create interest in the game over the course of the year I think will be a good thing, and I think it's one of those that will take time, a few years, to really catch on.
PHIL MICKELSON: I think he saw the way it was for Amy and I early on, and I think he waited a few more years, so we haven't gone into that yet.
PHIL MICKELSON: Well, what I did was I went back and replayed it and replayed some of the -- looked at the statistics and so forth and noticed tendencies to miss most of the fairways to the left.
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  Phil Mickelson takes on Palm Springs golf resort design project - Features for California golfers
Mickelson is undertaking his most ambitious golf course design project to date, a resort complex on 1,800 acres in the Palm Springs valley.
Mickelson has been involved in the design of one other course - the Lower Course at Whisper Rock Golf Club in Scottsdale, an exclusive private club where more than 20 PGA Tour players are members and the average handicap is an 8.
Mickelson talks about the place as a spot where he can come to work on his game for a few days (Pelz is his coach), noting it's only a two-hour drive from his north San Diego home.
www.golfcalifornia.com /departments/news/phil-mickelson-golf-course-design-2051.htm   (969 words)

 Phil Mickelson a major draw
Mickelson went with a 3-wood off the tee on the par-5 13th because he was belting his driver in the 340-yard range, and he needed something less to land in the fat part of the fairway.
Mickelson was one shot behind on the par-5 18th and 257 yards from the green.
Mickelson has gone only three years without a PGA Tour victory dating to his junior year at Arizona State -- one of those was his rookie season, the other two in years his wife had an uneasy pregnancy.
www.golftoday.co.uk /news/yeartodate/news05/mickelson3.html   (917 words)

 Phil Mickelson Speaks!
PHIL MICKELSON: Yeah, it looks like that one shot is what really made me go back, but you look at the whole tournament in general, and that's where I noticed there was a lot of shots lost left and I need to eliminate that miss.
PHIL MICKELSON: I think it's a big mistake because the golf course with its changes now have so many subtleties to it to learn, that you need to play that course a lot to really have a good chance in the 2008 Open.
PHIL MICKELSON: It's been a very positive change to be able to win a major the last three years and something I'm shooting for again in 2007 to try to win at least one if not more.
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 Phil Mickelson wins Masters - Boston.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phil Mickelson captured his second straight major golf tournament on Sunday at Augusta National, winning the Masters by closing with a 3-under 69 for a two-shot victory over Tim Clark, and his second green jacket in three years.
Mickelson poured it on with an eagle chip that caught the lip on the 15th, and steady pars the rest of the way until the 18th.
Mickelson shot 70 and was at 4-under 212, the highest 54-hole score to lead the Masters since 1989.
www.boston.com /sports/golf/articles/2006/04/10/phil_mickelson_wins_masters?mode=PF   (1248 words)

 Phil Mickelson - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki, Sports Blog, Sports Resource, Sports Community, Sports 2.0   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mickelson is also one of only 5 golfers (Al Geiberger, Chip Beck, David Duval, Annika Sörenstam) to have ever shot 59 in competition, and is the only left-hander among them; his 59 came at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Poipu Bay Golf Course on November 24, 2004.
On the 18th hole, Mickelson hit one of his trademark soft pitches from deep greenside rough to within a foot and a half of the cup, and then made his birdie to finish at a 4-under-par total of 276, one shot ahead of Steve Elkington and Thomas Björn.
Mickelson's mid-career rejuvenation hit a snag at the 2006 U.S. Open, however, when he lost the tournament to Geoff Ogilvy in one of the worst final-hole collapses in Major championship history.
www.armchairgm.com /index.php?title=Phil_Mickelson   (1284 words)

 Phil Mickelson - Deadspin
Phil Mickelson wasn't fortunate enough to make the cut at the U.S. Open this weekend, but it's just as well.
After a couple of major wins, Phil Mickelson let go of a stranglehold he had on the U.S. Open and collapsed on the 18th hole today at Winged Foot.
Mickelson for years was the talented guy who could never win a major, and we watched him because of that: Either he'd win one and we'd all rejoice, or he'd turn into Greg Norman.
www.deadspin.com /sports/phil-mickelson   (709 words)

 Phil Mickelson
Mickelson was known for his powerful full swing but even more so for his superlative short game, most of all his daring "Phil flop" shot in which a big swing with a high-lofted wedge against a tight lie flies a ball high into the air for a short distance.
Phil hit a driver far left after attempting to hit a "baby slice" and decided to go for the green with his second shot rather than pitch out into the fairway.
Phil was unable to get up and down, leading to his only double bogey of the tournament on the 72nd hole, and costing him the championship.
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 Pasture Pool - Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson walked with his golf glove dangling from his back pocket, his reputation evolving in the soft light of spring.
Mickelson will come to the United States Open at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y., in June as the only player who can win all four majors — the Grand Slam — and he is halfway to winning four in a row, which Woods accomplished in 2000-1.
Mickelson has cultivated a large and loud fan base in the New York area, where he finished second to Woods at the United States Open at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y., in 2002, and second to Goosen at the United States Open at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, N.Y., two years later.
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 Phil Mickelson Design Announced
Mickelson will design an 18-hole course in the scenic mountains for the project, which includes five non-contiguous parcels totaling more than 4,000 acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Cashiers, N.C. He will also be involved with the residential master plan in and around the private course.
Phil Mickelson Design is also in final negotiations with groups in Hawaii and the Caribbean for other golf properties.
Mickelson will shortly be augmenting his work at Whisper Rock with a very different desert course in California, a mountain course in North Carolina, and ocean-side venues in Mexico, Hawaii and the Caribbean.
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 Phil Mickelson Products & Phil Mickelson Resources
Mickelson proved such naysayers wrong, and validated his place as one of the best of his generation, by winning the 2004 Masters in dramatic fashion.
His junior career was a great one: Mickelson won 34 San Diego County junior titles, three NCAA Championships at Arizona State University, a U.S. Amateur title, and, as of this writing, is the last amateur to win a PGA Tour event (1991 Northern Telecom Open).
Mickelson also finished second in the U.S. Open (the third time in the past six years he'd finished second in that event), third in the British Open and sixth in the PGA Championship.
www.golfprecinct.com /Phil_Mickelson_Products_Phil_Mickelson_Resources_s/108.htm   (468 words)

 ASAP Sports - Golf - 2007 - BUICK INVITATIONAL - January 26 - Phil Mickelson
PHIL MICKELSON: It was a much better day today and obviously playing the North was a lot easier than the South.
PHIL MICKELSON: The wind made it more difficult certainly but again coming over on the North Course, it's a much easier course to take advantage of and make birdies.
PHIL MICKELSON: I haven't seen a leaderboard yet but regardless of where the lead; I've got to shoot a low round tomorrow, and that's kind of the goal.
www.asapsports.com /show_interview.php?id=40871   (667 words)

 Phil Mickelson | The Sand Trap
Mickelson is well known as a devoted family man. He keeps his wife Amy and three kids Amanda Brynn, Sophia Isabel, and Evan Samuel close bringing them with him to as many tournaments as he can manage.
In what was one of his high profile family moments, Phil wore a beeper to the 1999 U.S. Open and promised to leave the tournament should his wife go into labor with their first child.
Mickelson's biggest faux-pas (aside from his gambling problems) was his switch from Titleist to Callaway.
thesandtrap.com /archives/profiles/phil_mickelson.php   (1629 words)

 Phil Mickelson: Defending the Crown at the 2007 Masters Tournament - Associated Content
Masters Tournament 2006 champion Phil Mickelson looks like he will be up for another chance at retaining his position this year at the Masters 2007.
Mickelson is also known for his many unorthodox strategies on the fairway.
One such shot is known as the "Phil flop" wherein he swings big with a wedge that propels a ball very high into the air but only for a short distance.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/150895/phil_mickelson_defending_the_crown.html   (503 words)

 Phil Mickelson - The Huffington Post
Phil Mickelson blamed his wrist injury on chipping out of the rough during a marathon practice round.
the gossips were suggesting Phil Mickelson had turned up at the Scottish Open simply as a favour to his billionaire chum Lyle Anderson, who owns the club, then their mouths were clamped shut yesterday when the left-hander returned a six-under par 65; an awesome...
Phil Mickelson is also on the course for his first competitive round since missing the cut at the U.S. Open, where he was hampered...
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 America’s Love/Hate Relationship with Phil Mickelson | The Sand Trap
Mickelson chokes because he spends his entire time on the golf course trying to show the world that you can win by hitting a 320-yard drive and an 80-yard pitch shot on a 400-yard par-4 dogleg right.
Phil is a gracious winner and even when he loses, which now adays is not often, he is a gracious loser.
The kids don't know that Phil may be superficial, egotistical, and they may not believe that their dad could be one of those people, but that doesn't change the fact that he just may be that type of person.
thesandtrap.com /archives/swing_thoughts/americas_lovehate_relationship_with_phil_mickelson.php   (2169 words)

 Phil Mickelson's Golf Swing
Phil is actually right handed but learned the golf swing from mirroring his father's swing.
Mickelson started playing golf at the age of one and a half, playing left-handed as a mirror-image of his father's swing...
Phil had a fabulous amateur career, winning the 1989 and 1990 NCAA Championships and the 1990 U.S. Amateur, and was the consensus 1990 College Player of the Year; he was also the low amateur (T29th) at 1990 U.S. Open and a four-time All-American...
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 PGA PGA, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, PGA Tour - CBS SportsLine.com
The final round Sunday was billed as Woods vs. Mickelson, even though Brad Faxon was one shot between them and played well enough to have a chance until a couple of loose tee shots on the back nine.
Mickelson did fly it by him on a number of occasions, most notably on the par-5 sixth hole by 19 yards.
Mickelson is one of the most exciting players in golf, a guy who never saw a pin he couldn't attack.
www.sportsline.com /golf/story/6194955   (1092 words)

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