Phil Mickelson won his third PGA Tour Champions event in four starts at the first Furyk & Friends event. Photo: Ben Jared, PGA Tour via Getty Images
Among the many good things about the PGA Tour Champions – if you haven’t checked in on it for a while it’s worth a reminder look – is what it’s doing for Phil Mickelson’s bedazzled career.
Mickelson won again on Sunday, capturing the first Furyk & Friends event against a loaded field and by outdueling the timeless Miguel Ángel Jiménez.
That makes it three wins in four Champions starts for Mickelson, who may be 51 years old but hasn’t lost his last-day-of-school enthusiasm for what’s next.
Winning is winning regardless of the tour.
And Phil is still Phil.
It’s been five months since Mickelson pulled off the shocker of shockers, winning the PGA Championship at Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course, a hard-to-fathom victory that looks even more remarkable the further removed we are from it.
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