Posts tagged with: "Phil Mickelson"

QUICK TAKE: Sights And Sounds From Day 1 At Le Golf National View More
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QUICK TAKE: Sights And Sounds From Day 1 At Le Golf National

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | One whipsaw day into the Ryder Cup, a few observations worth considering: Did Tommy Fleetwood single-handedly change the direction of this Ryder Cup? It felt that way. The European team was in danger of losing every four-ball match Friday morning until Fleetwood made long birdie putts at…

QUICK TAKE: Mickelson Issues U.S. Open Apology Statement View More
Phil Mickelson during a practice round at the U.S. Open (Photo credit: Warren Little/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Mickelson Issues U.S. Open Apology Statement

While the reaction to his intentional rules violation Saturday in the third round of the U.S. Open has continued to swirl, Phil Mickelson issued a short statement Wednesday expressing his remorse for his actions at Shinnecock Hills. “I know this should’ve come sooner, but it’s taken me a few days…

OPINION: Curious Move Compounds Mickelson’s Open Legacy View More
Phil Mickelson (center) (Photo credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports)

OPINION: Curious Move Compounds Mickelson’s Open Legacy

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | It’s one thing to use the Rules of Golf to your advantage. It’s part of the game, counsel passed down through years. It’s something else to abuse the rules the way Phil Mickelson did Saturday at Shinnecock Hills. He’s not going to win the U.S. Open…

QUICK TAKE: Phil Opts For Penalty On Unlucky No. 13 View More
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QUICK TAKE: Phil Opts For Penalty On Unlucky No. 13

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | Phil Mickelson has a simple message for anyone bothered by his unconventional use of the Rules of Golf, specifically Rule 14-5. “If somebody is offended by that, I apologize to them. But toughen up,” Mickelson said. “This is not meant that way. I just wanted to…

QUICK TAKE: Phil Makes The Cut, Other Big Names Head Home At Shinnecock View More
Phil Mickelson (Photo credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Phil Makes The Cut, Other Big Names Head Home At Shinnecock

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | Phil Mickelson made the weekend at the U.S. Open but it was dicey getting there. Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Jason Day, Bubba Watson and Sergio García have Saturday and Sunday free now, something they could see coming long before they were finished Friday. Then there’s Jordan…

QUICK TAKE: Jordan, Phil And Rory Take Their Lumps View More
Phil Mickelson plays a shot from the fesuce on the 12th hole during the first round of the US. Open at Shinnecock Hills. (Photo Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Jordan, Phil And Rory Take Their Lumps

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | Twenty-five over par. Collectively, that’s what Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth shot in their glittery, Hamptons-worthy grouping in the first round of the windswept U.S. Open Thursday at sinister Shinnecock Hills. Want to summarize the unforgiving and unrelenting challenge of the first day? Here…