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Mickelson

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Profile Information

Full Name Phil Mickelson
Category Information
Net worth $300 million (2023)
Achievements 45 PGA Titles, 6 Major championships
Wife Amy Mickelson
Children 3
Endorsements Callaway, KPM, Exxon Mobil, Rolex, Grayhawk, Greenbrier, Amgen, Intrepid Financial Partners

Phil Mickelson is a professional golfer from the United States who has had a long and successful career in the sport. Born on June 16, 1970, Mickelson has won numerous titles throughout his career, including five major championships and 45 PGA Tour victories. A former PGA Tour player, Mickelson joined the Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf Tour in 2022 for a contract worth $200 million. Since then, his ranking in the OWGR has fallen drastically, given LIV events are not recognized as competitive golf by the official ranking standards.

Phil Mickelson achievements

One of Mickelson’s most notable achievements was his victory at the 2004 Masters Tournament. He birdied five of the last seven holes in a thrilling final round to secure his first major championship. Mickelson won the Masters twice in 2006 and 2010, cementing his place as one of the greatest golfers in the tournament’s history.

Mickelson has also won two PGA Championships and one Open Championship, becoming the sixth golfer in history to win all four of golf’s major championships. In addition to his major victories, he has won several other prestigious titles, including the Players Championship and the World Golf Championships.

Why is Phil Mickelson currently entailed in controversy?

Phil Mickelson’s move to the newly formed LIV Golf circuit is deemed widely controversial by the PGA loyalists and many who blame Saudi Arabia for sports washing. The new circuit’s lucrative contracts and offers lured in several PGA golfers, including Mickelson, who signed a contract till 2026 worth $200 million. For this, Mickelson was heavily criticized by the golfing fraternity, including players and fans alike.