Phil Mickelson

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Phil Mickelson
Personal information
Full namePhilip Alfred Mickelson
Born (1970-06-16) June 16, 1970 (age 50)
San Diego, California
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
Nationality United States
ResidenceRancho Santa Fe, California
SpouseAmy (m. 1996)
ChildrenAmanda (b. 1999)
Sophia (b. 2001)
Evan (b. 2003)
CollegeArizona State University
Turned professional1992
Current tour(s)PGA Tour (joined 1992)
Professional wins51
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour42 (9th all time)
European Tour9
Challenge Tour1
Best results in Major Championships
(Wins: 5)
The Masters TournamentWon: 2004, 2006, 2010
U.S. Open2nd/T2: 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2013
The Open ChampionshipWon: 2013
PGA ChampionshipWon: 2005
Achievements and awards
World Golf Hall of Fame2012 (member page)
Haskins Award1990, 1991, 1992

Phil Mickelson (born June 16, 1970) is an American golfer. He plays on the PGA Tour. He has 38 PGA Tour wins. He has won The Masters three times. The most recent time was in 2010. Mickelson has the nickname "Lefty" because he swings with his left hand.

Early life[change | change source]

He was born in San Diego, California. His father Phil Mickelson Sr. was an airline pilot and former naval aviator.[1] and Mary Mickelson. He was raised there and in Scottsdale, Arizona.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Phil Sr. prepared son for greatness". USA Today. August 15, 2005. Retrieved January 5, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)