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Phil Mickelson’s quest for career grand slam put on hold again

Phil Mickelson failed to drain birdie putts early and self-destructed late to finish with a 75 and another disappointing weekend at the U.S. Open. This was Mickelson’s fifth try at …

UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019, 8:27 p.m.

‘I flinched’: Phil Mickelson lets an opportunity slide at Pebble

It was the kind of mistake that could cost a guy the U.S. Open. Phil Mickelson’s missed one-footer on the third hole was the lowlight of a 1-over-par round that …

UPDATED: Sun., May 19, 2019, 11:44 p.m.

Bethpage Black crowd showers Phil Mickelson with love at PGA Championship

Phil Mickelson completed another home game at Bethpage Black on Sunday, finishing far down the leaderboard in the PGA Championship.

New York, Bethpage tend to bring out Phil Mickelson’s second-best

Phil Mickelson is back in the New York area this week for the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. It’s a course where he has twice finished as the runner-up in …

Doug Ferguson: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson still going strong

The 144-man field at Riviera has 88 players who have combined to win 496 times on the PGA Tour. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson account for 25 percent of those …

Phil Mickelson finishes off a fifth win at Pebble Beach

With plenty of sunlight and no drama, Phil Mickelson finished off a 7-under 65 to win the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Monday and match the tournament record with his …

Phil Mickelson on brink of fifth Pebble Beach victory

Phil Mickelson put himself on the brink of a fifth victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach pro-am by turning a three-shot deficit into a three-shot lead when a wild day …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 6:50 p.m.

Paul Casey leads by 3 over Phil Mickelson at Pebble Beach

Paul Casey had a 5-under 67 and quietly built a three-shot lead over Phil Mickelson going into the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Phil Mickelson hits every fairway, starts well at Pebble Beach with a 65

Phil Mickelson hits every fairway for the first time in 21 years on his way to a 6-under 65 at Monterey Peninsula, an ideal start on perhaps the last ideal …

Golf notes: Rory McIlroy launches program for fans who love to play

Rory McIlroy can’t imagine what his life would be like without golf, and now he wants to cultivate his joy of the game with as many people as possible through …

Phil Mickelson maintains 2-shot lead in Desert Classic

Phil Mickelson made three long birdie putts on the back nine Saturday in a bogey-free 6-under 66 on the Stadium Course at PGA West to take a two-stroke lead into …

Phil Mickelson shoots 12-under 60 at La Quinta in 2019 debut

Phil Mickelson still feels as young as ever. He still plays that way, too. Mickelson began his 27th full season as a pro by flirting with one of the few …

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 …