Phil Mickelson

Golfer Phil Mickelson

Profession: Golfer

United States of America

Why Famous: Nicknamed "Lefty" for his left-handed swing, he has won 42 events on the PGA Tour including five major championships (the Masters three times, the PGA Championship, and the Open Championship).

Born: June 16, 1970
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
Age: 48 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 1996-11-16 Golf champ Phil Mickelson (26) weds Amy McBride

Historical Events in the Life of Phil Mickelson

  • 1990-07-22 90th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Phil Mickelson
  • 1999-06-20 US Open Golf, Pinehurst CC: Payne Stewart wins his 2nd Open by 1 shot from Phil Mickelson
  • 2001-08-19 PGA Championship, Atlanta Athletic Club: David Toms wins his first major title by 1 stroke from Phil Mickelson
  • 2004-04-11 68th Masters Golf, Augusta: Phil Mickelson wins by 1 stroke from Ernie Els of South Africa
  • 2005-08-15 PGA Championship, Baltusrol GC: American Phil Mickelson wins by 1 stroke from Australian Steve Elkington and Thomas Bjørn of Denmark
  • 2006-04-09 70th Masters Golf, Augusta: Phil Mickelson wins his 2nd green jacket by 2 shots from South African Tim Clark
  • 2010-04-11 74th Masters Golf, Augusta: Phil Mickelson wins 3rd green jacket by 3 strokes from England's Lee Westwood
  • 2011-07-17 British Open Golf, Royal St George's GC: Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland claims his only major title; wins by 3 strokes from American pair Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson.
  • 2013-07-21 British Open Golf, Muirfield: Phil Mickelson wins his 5th major, by 3 strokes from Henrik Stenson of Sweden
  • 2014-08-10 PGA Championship, Valhalla GC: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland wins his 2nd PGA C'ship by 1 shot from Phil Mickelson
  • 2015-04-12 79th Masters Golf, Augusta: Jordan Spieth wins first major, by 4 strokes from Phil Mickelson & Justin Rose
  • 2016-07-17 British Open Golf, Royal Troon GC: Sweden's Henrik Stenson becomes first Scandinavian man to win a major title; shoots final round 63 for record 20-under par 264; wins by 3 from Phil Mickelson
  • 2018-11-23 Phil Mickelson claims $9m winner-takes-all prize in dramatic matchplay golf duel with Tiger Woods, finishing under floodlights in Las Vegas; match goes to 22nd hole before Mickelson sinks 4-foot putt for rich victory

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