A professional golfer by the aliases Phil Mickelson and Lefty, Philip Alfred Mickelson was born in San Diego, California, in the United States of America. He competes on behalf of LIV Golf and has 45 PGA Tour victories, including six major titles.
He participated in golf while attending Arizona State University in Tempe on a golf scholarship, and he eventually became the spokesperson for amateur golf across the country. He and Ben Crenshaw tie for the most NCAA titles won by an individual with three each.
He is one of only 17 golfers in the sport’s history to have triumphed in three or more of the four majors. With the exception of the U.S. Open, where he has a record-tying six runner-up finishes, he has won every major competition. Mickelson is the only golfer to have triumphed in all four major tournaments. He renounced his 30-year PGA Tour membership in 2022 to join the LIV Golf tour, which is sponsored by Saudi Arabia.
Phil has retained a position among the top 50 golfers in the world for more than 25 years in a row. He has spent more than 700 weeks in the top 10, and he frequently reaches his career-high global ranking of No. 2. He is a life member of the PGA Tour.
The PGA Tour suspended Phil and 16 other current and former tour members on June 9, 2022, the opening day of the LIV Golf Invitational London, for competing in a conflicting event without authorization.
Phil Mickelson Siblings: Meet Tim Mickelson and Tina Mickelson
Phil Mickelson has two siblings. Tim Mickelson, his younger brother who was a former men’s golf coach at Arizona State and Tina Mickelson, his elder sister who happens to be a writer.