Top 20 Reason We Love Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson is one of the most accomplished golfers of all time. He has won five major championships, three Masters titles, and one PGA Championship. But there are some things about Phil that even his most diehard fans might not know. Here are 20 secrets about Phil Mickelson.

Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson

1. Phil was born in San Diego, California, on June 16, 1970.

2. His father, Philip Alfred Mickelson, is a professional pilot for American Airlines.

3. His mother, Mary (née Andersen), is a homemaker.

4. Phil has two sisters: Tina and Laurie.

5. He started playing golf at the age of three and by age 11, he was already breaking 80.

6. Phil attended the University of California, Los Angeles on a golf scholarship.

7. He turned professional in 1992 and joined the PGA Tour in 1994.

8. In 2004, he won his first major championship at the Masters Tournament.

9. In 2006, he won his second Masters Tournament and became the first left-handed golfer to do so.

10. In 2010, he won his third Masters Tournament and became the oldest golfer to do so at the age of 40.

11. Phil has been nicknamed “Lefty” for his dominant left-handed swing.

12. He is one of only four golfers to have won both the Masters and the PGA Championship.

13. In 2013, he won the British Open, making him the only left-handed golfer to have won all four major championships.

14. Phil is one of only 11 golfers to have won three or more majors in a career.

15. He has been runner-up in a major championship eight times.

16. Phil has been named PGA Tour Player of the Year a record five times.

17. He has also been inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame and the PGA Hall of Fame.

18. In 2012, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.

19. Phil is an avid fan of the San Diego Chargers and can be seen attending their games.

20. He is also a part-owner of the San Diego Padres.

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