Phil Mickelson is a professional golfer based in the United states, born in June of 1970. He has won over 40 events in the PGA Tour and is a very well-known name in the sports world. Here is part one of our list of facts you didn’t know about him.
Number Fifteen: Golf Is Meditation for Him
The game of golf has been very therapeutic for him because it provides a form of meditation. When he’s on the course, he can focus in on his goal and it centers him a lot, which is part of what he loves about the game.
Number Fourteen: No Tolerance for Low Performance
Phil has a zero tolerance policy for accepting less than he knows he is capable of. He spends a lot of time in the off season working on his game and perfecting it.
Number Thirteen: The Best Instructor in the Game
Mickelson states that his long-time coach, Butch Harmon, is the absolute greatest instructor golf has ever seen. He thinks Butch deserves a spot in the Hall of Fame.
Number Twelve: He’s Seen Great Improvements in Rickie Fowler
Although Rickie is a long way from the accomplishments Phil has tackled, Phil sees his potential. He also believes that Fowler has improved an amazing amount since beginning to work with Butch.
Number Eleven: According to Phil Mickelson, Nobody Beats Tiger
“There is nobody in the game that I have seen that is remotely close to the level of performance Tiger was in his prime,” Mickelson said in an interview on the debut episode of GOLF LIVE. He believes that Tiger will hold the place of the best for a long time to come.
Number Ten: His Tuesday Practice Games Prepare Him
On Tuesdays, he has casual game days, and appreciates them a lot. One of the reasons they are so valuable is that he can see what needs work and get it right before the Thursday start.
Number Nine: How Many Majors He Thinks He Should Have Won
Phil has won five majors, which is very impressive. When asked in an interview how many he thinks he should have won, he said five. We hope you enjoyed part one of our list, check back soon for part two!