Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open

Jul 18, 2016

Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open

Henrik Stenson is the champion golfer of the year, thanks to a final round for the ages. He kept hitting the best shots of his life, one after another, and he needed each one to stay ahead of Phil Mickelson in a British Open ...

Mickelson narrowly keeps lead

Jul 16, 2016

Mickelson narrowly keeps lead

Phil Mickelson wore a black rain suit that he didn’t need until he approached the far end of Royal Troon and already had stretched his lead. Henrik Stenson opened the curtains at his house expecting to see rain coming down sideways and was pleasantly ...

Mickelson's first-round 63 equals all-time major mark

Jul 15, 2016

Mickelson's first-round 63 equals all-time major mark

Phil Mickelson was 16 feet away from a place in history he wouldn’t have to share with anyone. Fans watched from a rooftop balcony. Royal Troon members strained to see out the window from the clubhouse behind the 18th green. Jack Nicklaus usually doesn’t ...

Jul 14, 2016

Tim Mickelson resigns as Arizona State's men golf coach

Tim Mickelson has stepped down as Arizona State’s men’s golf coach. “I have decided to pursue other business opportunities outside of the collegiate athletics world and therefore will not return to ASU this fall,” Mickelson said in a statement Wednesday. Athletic director Ray Anderson ...

Big-hitters McIlroy, Mickelson, Fowler miss cut at U.S. Open

Jun 19, 2016

Big-hitters McIlroy, Mickelson, Fowler miss cut at U.S. Open

Rory McIlroy spent the days before the U.S. Open searching for his game. The world’s third-ranked player didn’t find it at Oakmont. McIlroy missed the cut on Saturday after posting a two-round total of 8-over 148, two clear of the cut line at 6 ...

May 20, 2016

After federal probe, Mickelson to repay almost $1 million

Phil Mickelson paid off a debt to a professional gambler with nearly $1 million that was unfairly reaped from an insider trading scheme, according to a federal investigation that led to two arrests but spared the golf great from criminal charges. Mickelson, named as ...

Mickelson leads Iwata by two strokes at Pebble Beach

Feb 14, 2016

Mickelson leads Iwata by two strokes at Pebble Beach

Far away from the commotion of the celebrities Saturday at Pebble Beach, the most accomplished star among golfers quietly went about his business. That won’t be the case for Phil Mickelson on Sunday. Mickelson efficiently pieced together a 6-under 66 in the AT&T Pebble ...

Iwata, Kang tied for lead

Feb 13, 2016

Iwata, Kang tied for lead

Sung Kang didn’t know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn’t realize the par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing ...

Matsuyama tied for lead at Phoenix Open

Feb 5, 2016

Matsuyama tied for lead at Phoenix Open

Rickie Fowler overcame some bad shots for a share of the lead Thursday in the Phoenix Open. Phil Mickelson compounded his mistakes and fell back. After an hour-long frost delay at chilly TPC Scottsdale, Fowler played the first six holes in 5 under. A ...

Woodland, Choi lead at Farmers

Jan 30, 2016

Woodland, Choi lead at Farmers

Phil Mickelson had to leave the golf course to play one of his shots at Torrey Pines, an early sign of the mass exodus Friday in the Farmers Insurance Open. By closing with three straight bogeys on the easier North Course, Mickelson missed the ...

Love says Tiger, Mickelson no locks for 2016 Ryder Cup

Sep 30, 2015

Love says Tiger, Mickelson no locks for 2016 Ryder Cup

The PGA of America has altered its approach to the Ryder Cup with the tournament returning to the U.S. in 2016 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota. Perhaps the biggest change could be a team without Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. Captain Davis ...