He's still No. 10 on our list, but the crowd that engulfed him on the 18th fairway at the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island as he finished out his sixth and most unlikely major championship proved that Phil Mickelson might just be No. 1 in the hearts of golf fans. Phil the Thrill made history as golf's oldest major champion, proving that age is just a number while fending off players who were still kids when Lefty won his first major in 2004. Mickelson's win caught the notice of the No.