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Phil Mickelson
It was an eventful finish for Hideki Matsuyama at Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club. First, the 22-year-old Japanese phenom went double bogey-bogey at 16-17 to lose his lead to Kevin Na, who had finished off a 64...
Rob Doster
2 months ago
Phil Mickelson
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2014 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. We've been unveiling Athlon Sports’ 30 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf Channel...
Rob Doster
4 months ago
Phil Mickelson
We don’t have footage of Gene Sarazen’s famous double eagle from 1935, but on Masters Sunday 2012, we saw something just as good and just as rare — Louis Oosthuizen's double eagle, the first at the par-5 second hole in Masters...
Rob Doster
4 months ago
Phil Mickelson
The Masters is the world's greatest golf tournament, so it's not surprising that it has produced an elite list of champions. We've identified the 10 greatest, who collectively possess 32 Green Jackets and have provided countless classic...
Rob Doster
4 months ago
Phil Mickelson
A Conversation with Golfing Great Arnold Palmer
There have been better players with prettier swings. But there has never been a more important golfer than The King, Arnold Palmer. He almost single-handedly quadrupled purses, grew the game beyond the country clubs and brought it into our living...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Phil Mickelson
Athlon's 2014 Golf Annual is available now — click here to order your copy. From professional golf's winningest 20-something to the game's pre-eminent elder statesman, this year's edition of Athlon Sports Golf Annual has it...
Rob Doster
6 months ago
Phil Mickelson
In deserts thousands of miles apart, two golfers seeking to recapture past glory found more heartache. At the Waste Management Phoenix Open, 2012 Masters champ Bubba Watson, largely missing from leaderboards since donning the green jacket, saw a...
Rob Doster
6 months ago
Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson played three largely brilliant rounds of golf to finish second at the European Tour's Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, one shot behind winner Pablo Larrazabal, leaving Lefty with plenty of positives heading into his PGA Tour...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Phil Mickelson
Can Phil Mickelson win?Shockingly, given Mickelson's creativity and brilliant wedge play, the Open Championship is historically his weakest major. He has contended only twice and missed the cut last year at Royal Lytham. But his Scottish Open...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
Here's what some possible contenders are saying leading up to this week's Open Championship at Muirfield Golf Course: • Tiger Woods: "I feel very good about my game. I felt very, very good going into major championships. I...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
A roundup of the amazing numbers that have the golf world abuzz: 19 Jordan Spieth, a 19-year-old phenom who seems to have already been around awhile, became the first teenager to win a PGA Tour event since Ralph Guldahl in 1931 when his par...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
He wasn't the people's choice, but Justin Rose, an overnight success 15 years in the making, grabbed the 2013 U.S. Open by the throat with a clutch final-round 70 — the only score among the leaders to equal par. His 1-over finish gave him an...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson had perhaps the greatest round of a great career, shooting a final-round 66 to win the British Open by three shots after starting the day five behind leader Lee Westwood. One key to the victory was his laser 3-wood second shot to the...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
We don’t have footage of Gene Sarazen’s famous double eagle from 1935, but on Masters Sunday 2012, we saw something just as good and just as rare — Louis Oosthuizen's double eagle, the first at the par-5 second hole in Masters history. Later,...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
The Masters at a Glance Augusta National Golf Club • Augusta, Ga. April 11-14 • Defending Champion: Bubba Watson Brandel Chamblee's Take The Masters Tournament is the only major played on the same course year after year. It is also the...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
Ever wonder what the members of the world’s golfing elite really think about some of the game’s hot-button issues? Sick of the clichéd answers they sometimes trot out in the effort to not make any waves? You’re in luck. We took the occasion of...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2013 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
This weekend was vintage Phil Mickelson. In winning the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale,he played as well as he could possibly play, and yet he left us wanting more. On Thursday, he saw a putt for a 59 cruelly horseshoe out of...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy closed his season in style as he birdied the final five holes to come from behind and win on Sunday in Dubai and that helped him increase his lead in this week's world rankings. Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - World...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
Miracle at Medinah? Or Medinah Meltdown? Whatever you call it, this 2012 Ryder Cup is going to sting the U.S. for awhile. When Martin Kaymer's 6-foot par putt found the bottom of the cup at 18 for a 1-up win over Steve Stricker in the weekend's...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
After back-to-back wins at the Deutsche Bank and BMW Championships, 23-year-old Rory McIlroy is closing in on a FedExCup title. The accompanying $10 million would buy world-class WAG Caroline Wozniacki a lot of bling, but I'm more concerned about...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
It's Round 3 of the battle for the FedExCup. Fresh off scorching the TPC Boston layout this past weekend, the best players in the world converge on Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., for the BMW Championship. Here are the top 5 in FedExCup...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson
In a press conference prior to the Barclays, Rory McIlroy spotted Tiger Woods and joked that he was going to "kick his ass." Tiger and the rest of the room had a laugh, but as they say, there's an undercurrent of truth in every good joke, and...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Phil Mickelson
Ernie Els' win in the British Open marked the fourth major championship of his remarkable career, and the third decade in which he's won a major. He's now tied with Phil Mickelson in career majors, which begs the question: Who's the second-best...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Phil Mickelson
Q: What do you consider to be the greatest Masters Tournament in history? — Jerry Barnes, Dallas, Texas A: It’s hard to overlook Tiger Woods’ historic win in 1997, Phil Mickelson’s major breakthrough in 2004 and Greg Norman’s epic collapse in...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago

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