Even though it is certainly still too early for a 2011 season review, we look back at the regular season of the FedEx Cup to get an idea of how Phil Mickelson should prepare for the upcoming playoffs. And as our John Nelson explains, taking only two clubs to the practice range should get it done for Phil.
Despite hitting the ball well after two weeks of inactivity, Phil Mickelson missed the cut at last week’s Greenbriar Classic. Therefore, instead of spending the week-end on the driving range, the putting green or the golf course, he got to spend some quality time with his family in the natural beauty of the Greenbriar National Forest.
Phil Mickelson has won the 2011 Shell Houston Open beating veteran Scott Verplank and rookie Chris Kirk. It was Mickelson’s first win since turning 40 earlier this year and his first on the PGA Tour since the 2010 U.S. Masters.
Hope, Revival and Anticipation - that’s how our Terry Domingo named Phil Mickelson’s first three rounds at the 2011 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Unfortunately, you need to come up with your own name for the final round…
Things went better for professional golfer D.A. Points and actor Bill Murray: The former got his first PGA Tour victory in more than 120 starts and together they teamed up to win the Pro-Am format.
The 2011 Waste Management Open in Phoenix, AZ was affected by unusually winterly temperatures. It seemed that Mark Wilson couldn’t be bothered as he won his second tournament in three starts. Phil Mickelson, however, couldn’t quite adapt to the conditions and saw his play worsen as the week went on. He finished T29.
In the first tournament of his 2011 PGA Tour campaign, Phil Mickelson showed no signs of rust as he finished in solo second, only one shot behind tournament winner Bubba Watson. Mickelson tried to force a play-off when he teamed up with caddy Jim McCay in spectacular fashion and almost holed out from the fairway on his 72nd hole.
The world of golf is looking at yet another duel between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson: With a second consecutive victory in this week’s Players Championship at famous TPC Sawgrass Phil can take the number one spot in the world golf rankings from Tiger Woods. It would be the first time in Mickelson’s career to be number one, but Tiger will not give up the number one spot without a fight.
Following numerous requests from our readers we have done a bit of research to come up with Phil Mickelson’s schedule for the 2010 PGA Tour season. It includes 22 events and starts tomorrow with the Farmers Insurance Open (formerly known as the San Diego Open).