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Mickelson overcomes slow start, finishes strong at 2012 Masters

filesmall Majors | commentmall Written by BigRed

Having won the Masters three times in his career, much was expected of Phil Mickelson at the 2012 Masters, especially considering that he already had a win on the year at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am back in mid-February. However, hardly anyone could have predicted what would unfold for Phil once the 2012 Masters began.

Just another second place for Phil in Clarke’s British Open Triumph

filesmall Majors | commentmall Written by BigRed

While Phil Mickelson easily convinced everybody that he does can play great golf in extremely windy conditions, he missed out on yet another big victory and finished runner-up for the 7th time in a major. Phil’s excellent performance was part of one of the most exciting British Open in recent history.

2010 British Open: No Claret Jug but No Worries!

filesmall Majors | commentmall Written by BigRed

The 2010 British Open at “The Home of Golf” in St. Andrews (Scotland) turned out disappointing for Phil Mickelson. It seems that Lefty simply doesn’t perform as well in windy conditions and on links-style courses and that therefore the British Open is the hardest major for him to win.

2010 U.S. Open: May be no trophy, but no shortage of fun!

filesmall Majors | commentmall Written by BigRed

Phil Mickelson’s fourth place finish in the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links had all the spectacular golf, drama and emotion one could possibly ask for. Our Terry Domingo looks back at yet another roller-coaster ride with “Phil the Thrill”.

Mickelson wins 2010 Masters, Fourth Career Major!

filesmall Majors | commentmall Written by BigRed

Phil Mickelson has won his third green jacket in the 2010 edition of the US Masters after beating England’s Lee Westwood by three shots. The victory became even more special for Phil when he realized that his wife Amy was waiting for him behind the 18th green. She hasn’t been to a golf tournament since she was diagnosed with breast cancer 11 months ago.

Stop the Presses! Yang wins PGA Championship.

filesmall Majors | commentmall Written by Michael C. Fricke

There is little doubt that shredders are smoking and wastebaskets overflowing after writers across the country throw away their original stories – those stories with some variation of the headline “Tiger cruises to 15th major”. Back the truck up, hold the phone, now just hold on a minute, stop the presses!
With his victory in the [...]

2009 PGA Championship: A Battle for Runner-Up?

filesmall Majors | commentmall Written by Michael C. Fricke

It’s referred to as Glory’s Last Shot. For some it can be the culmination of a great season.
For others it can salvage a poor or mediocre season. For still others (Shawn Micheel and Rich Beem), it can put their name on the golf landscape. For Phil Mickelson the tune-up is over. All the tires are changed. [...]

Sooo close…Heroic Mickelson misses out on US Open crown

filesmall Majors | commentmall Written by BigRed

After a memorable final round, Phil Mickelson missed out on his first US Open title by two strokes and finished in a tie for second with David Duval and Ricky Barnes behind surprise winner Lucas Glover. It was Phil’s fifth runner-up finish in this tournament.
Starting the day five shots off the lead, Mickelson briefly dropped [...]

Monday Finish at US Open - Mickelson only five shots back

filesmall Majors | commentmall Written by BigRed

For the first time since 1983, a US Open will end in regulation on Monday. Play at Bethpage Black had to be suspended several times due to continuous rainfall and the leaders did only manage to finish a single hole in their final round when darkness settled on Sunday evening.
Phil Mickelson stormed into contention [...]

US Open Preview: A Monster called Bethpage Black

filesmall Majors | commentmall Written by Michael J. Graney

Given the circumstances, the 2009 US Open would be a special tournament for all of us regardless of the venue. The fact that it will be played at Bethpage State Park just outside of New York City only adds to the drama. Our Michael J. Graney doesn’t neet a golf course finder to tell a [...]