Philip Alfred Mickelson, a professional golfer who goes by the names Phil Mickelson and Lefty, was born in San Diego, California, in the United States of America. He competes for LIV Golf and has 45 PGA Tour triumphs to his name, including six major championships.
He played golf while attending Arizona State University in Tempe on a golf scholarship, and over time he developed into the national face of amateur golf. With three wins each, he and Ben Crenshaw share the record for the most NCAA titles won by an individual.
Only 17 golfers in the sport’s history have won three or more of the four majors, making him one of them. He has won every major competition, except the U.S. Open, where he has tied a record with six second-place finishes. The only golfer to win all four major championships is Mickelson. In 2022, he gave up his 30-year PGA Tour membership to join the Saudi Arabia-sponsored LIV Golf tour.
For more than 25 years running, Phil has maintained a spot among the top 50 golfers in the world. More than 700 weeks of his career have been spent in the top 10, and he regularly reaches his career-high global rating of No. 2. He has life membership.
On June 9, 2022, the first day of the LIV Golf Invitational London, the PGA Tour suspended Phil and 16 other current and former tour members for participating in a conflicting event without permission.
Phil Mickelson Parents: Meet Phil Mickelson Sr. and Mary Mickelson
Phil Mickelson was born to American parents Phil Mickelson Sr and Mary Mickelson. His father used to work as a while pilot while his mother, Mary worked as a naval aviator.