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Thoughts on visiting professional golf tournaments

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With the US Open at Merion just a couple of days away, I wanted to share my thoughts on the unique experience that is the participation – if only as a spectator – in a professional golf tournament. Since it is so different from watching the action on television, I can only recommend going and [...]

Phil video on growing up, Bones Mackay, first Masters win

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In this video Phil Mickelson talks about growing up and practising in his parent’s backyard, his relationship with long-time caddy Jim “Bones” Mackay and some special moments he experienced over the years at the U.S. Masters in Augusta.

Mickelson reveals serious arthritis condition

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Just prior to this week’s PGA Championship at Whistling Straits Phil Mickelson revealed to the public that he is suffering from a serious form of arthritis. The condition first showed up shortly before the US Open in June when Phil was in serious pain. He is now treating it successfully and does not expect any long term effects on his health.

Amy and Mary are doing better Return to PGA Tour still uncertain

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In a statement issued on his official website a few days ago Phil Mickelson said that both his wife Amy and his mother Mary are seeing encouraging results in their fight against breast cancer.
The Mickelson family spent the past week in Houston where Phil’s mother Mary had surgery on July 15. free run 3.0 [...]

Phil’s Mother also diagnosed with Breast Cancer

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When I first heard this I was sure it had to be a really bad joke - unfortunately, it comes from a serious source and seems to be true: As reported by the online edition of the San Diego Union Tribune, Phil Mickelson’s mother Mary has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer.
The sad news comes [...]

Michael C. Fricke: Thoughts on Amy Mickelson

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Following the news about Amy Mickelson’s breast cancer diagnosis, our Michael C. Fricke offers a very personal view about the disease, the Mickelson family and Phil’s reaction to suspend his PGA Tour season indefinitely.

For PGA Tour members the ultimate prize in the sport is to walk away with one of the four major golf championships [...]

Amy Mickelson diagnosed with breast cancer

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As we have just learned, Phil Mickelson’s wife Amy has been diagnosed with breast cancer and will soon begin treatment near the couple’s home in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

Phil has withdrawn from the HP Byron Nelson Championship where he was supposed to play this weekend. His management company, Gaylord Sports Management, announced that he will [...]

Happy Birthday, Phil Mickelson

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It is Phil’s 38th birthday today, one day after he finished this year’s US Open in a tie for 18th. From Phil’s perspective it was a weird tournament and I hope that he can use today to forget a bit about the strange things that happened out there and just have fun with his family.