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Phil Mickelson wins $9 million match against Tiger Woods with birdie on 22nd hole

Phil Mickelson birdied the fourth playoff hole to beat Tiger Woods in their $9 million made-for-TV match. Mickelson made a 4-foot birdie putt on a specially set up 93-yard, par …

Brandt Snedeker leads at Silverado; Phil Mickelson 3 strokes back

Brandt Snedeker birdied the final two holes for a 7-under 65 and a three-stroke lead over Phil Mickelson and two others in the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open in Napa, …

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChaumbeau named to U.S. Ryder Cup team

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, golf’s most prominent players for more than two decades, never realized the Ryder Cup would mean so much.

Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson set for pay-per-view Thanksgiving weekend

The winner-take-all match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson is on. WarnerMedia says it has secured the rights for a pay-per-view event that will be played at Shadow Creek in …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 3:01 p.m.

Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson showdown reportedly will be Thanksgiving weekend

It’s Tiger vs. Phil – or Phil vs. Tiger, depending on your point of view – for a boatload of money, according to ESPN. The highly anticipated showdown between Tiger …

Report: Phil Mickelson says $10M golf match with Tiger Woods in the works is reporting that Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods are contemplating a $10 million winner-take-all exhibition match. The report says Mickelson was hopeful the match would have taken place on …

UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, noon

Phil Mickelson apologizes 4 days after violating golf rules

Phil Mickelson has apologized four days later for hitting a moving ball on the 13th green in the third round of the U.S. Open. Mickelson hit the ball back toward …

UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 4:19 p.m.

Commentary: Phil Mickelson’s bizarre US Open breach deserves forgiveness, not scorn

All at once the man with the 43 PGA Tour wins, including five major titles – the affable lefty who might be the most popular player with fans – became …

UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018, 5:47 p.m.

Column: Brooks Koepka wins an Open where the whiners go home early

The whiners went home early, beaten down by Shinnecock Hills and the USGA’s clumsy efforts to turn the venerable golf course into something it was never meant to be.

UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 2:30 p.m.

Frustrated Mickelson swats moving ball with putter at U.S. Open

Phil Mickelson’s frustrations are getting the best of him at the U.S. Open to the point he hit a moving ball with his putter.

UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 3:56 p.m.

Aging Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson set to resume storied rivalry at U.S. Open

No longer the red-hot weekly rivals they’d been over the previous two decades, Tiger Woods, now 42, is seeking to win his first major title in a decade, while Phil …

Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods fail to deliver in mega pairing at Players

Phil Mickelson was all dressed up for his first PGA Tour pairing with Tiger Woods in five years. He wore a long-sleeved, button-down shirt in 85-degree heat. He might be …

Doug Ferguson: Tiger and Phil improve relationship with age

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were never all that close – off the course for sure, or even on the course when measured by results. They are paired in the …

UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018, 5:12 p.m.

Masters updates: McIlroy says pressure is on Reed at Masters

The latest on Saturday’s third round at the Masters:

There’s new Tiger Woods at Augusta, with Phil Mickelson along for ride

The power off the tee and the sharpness with his short game made him look like the Tiger Woods of old. The smile on his face and the company he …

UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 11:04 p.m.

Phil Mickelson ends longest drought with playoff win in Mexico

Phil Mickelson ended the longest drought of his career with a playoff victory over Justin Thomas in the Mexico Championship, capping off a wild day that included Thomas holing out …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 3:13 p.m.

Phil Mickelson, Anirban Lahiri among 4 added to Presidents Cup

Phil Mickelson has been selected as a captain’s pick for the Presidents Cup and will be on a U.S. team for the 23rd consecutive time. U.S. captain Steve Stricker also …

UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 12:46 p.m.

Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison

A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the businessman collected tens of millions of dollars …

UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 2:21 p.m.

With brother as caddie, Phil Mickelson set for Greenbrier Classic

Phil Mickelson heads into the next phase of his career with a new caddie on a course marking its comeback from devastating floods in West Virginia. Mickelson will have brother …

UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 2:04 p.m.

Phil Mickelson to miss U.S. Open for daughter’s graduation

Phil Mickelson plans to miss the U.S. Open to attend his oldest daughter’s high school graduation. Mickelson says being at the ceremony for Amanda is something he will cherish forever. …

Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia join four-way tie at the top in Masters

Rickie Fowler finally got to the top of the leaderboard in a major and didn’t have much of a view.

Golf notes: Phil Mickelson says tour players ‘loose’ with marking balls

If Phil Mickelson were in charge, Lexi Thompson would have been the one taking the leap into Poppie’s Pond at the ANA Inspiration. Mickelson tried to avoid speaking specifically about …

Champions dinner a tradition unlike any other at Masters

Phil Mickelson can think of only one way that the Tuesday night dinner for Masters champions can get any better: to be the host.

With caddie ailing, Phil Mickelson turns to his brother

Phil Mickelson had a familiar face on the bag in Mexico Championship. He called him “Bro,” not “Bones.” Mickelson’s younger brother was pressed into duty when Jim “Bones” Mackay fell …

Phil Mickelson set to return at CareerBuilder Challenge

Phil Mickelson is set to play in the CareerBuilder Challenge, returning from two sports hernia surgeries a week earlier than he originally expected. Mickelson said Wednesday in a statement: “I …

Task completed as Americans win back Ryder Cup

Phil Mickelson led the American Ryder cup team behind the scenes. Patrick Reed powered them with his passion on the golf course. And it was Ryan Moore, the final captain’s …

Robert Streb shoots 63 to tie for lead at PGA Championship

In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday.

Phil Mickelson’s duel with Henrik Stenson one for the ages

Turnberry had the bigger stars. Troon had the better golf.

Henrik Stenson wins duel with Phil Mickelson to claim British Open

Henrik Stenson kept hitting the best shots of his life, one after another, because there was no other way to beat Phil Mickelson in a British Open duel that ranked …

British Open showdown: Henrik Stenson leads Phil Mickelson by one shot

Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson delivered what everyone expects out of a major championship.