Tag Archives: Phil Mickelson

WMPO: Bubba, Jordan, Phil and Justin Thomas on the mental side of the game

It was a banner day at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Not just because it was a glorious, windless Arizona day in the mid-70s, but because I was able to ask questions of four of the best players in the … Continue reading

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Phil Mickelson: Making birdie from “unknown”

Phil Mickelson had one of his legendary adventures on the par-5 15th hole in the 3rd round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He was far enough back at the beginning of the day that he started on the 10th … Continue reading

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Chambers Bay: The course is the show

My memory isn’t what it used to be, but I can say that I cannot remember a U.S. Open where the golf course was a bigger show than the players or the event itself. Oh, there was 2004¬†at Shinnecock where … Continue reading

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FedEx St. Jude Classic: A Satisfying Finish

After playing on the Web.com Tour beginning in 2007, Fabian Gomez, made it to the PGA Tour in 2011. He wasn’t able to keep his card earning only $382,000 and 157th on the Money List and only 167th on the … Continue reading

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Golf mastery snippets from the Shell Houston Open

So often we listen to or read the transcripts of Tour players and our eyes glaze over with the banality of the comments about yardages and clubs and the like. And even when there’s good mastery content in their comments, … Continue reading

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Honda Classic: A lot of tired legs and minds

It began with Padraig Harrington, this loss of the legs and mental agility. It was easy to understand why. The Honda Classic came to a screeching halt on Saturday with weather conditions that made it impossible to play. The Chamber … Continue reading

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Jim Herman: An improbable leader at Honda

The headliners at the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, all sort of hung in there. Rory McIlroy shot 3-over 73 in tough wind conditions blowing at 15 to 25 miles per hour. At one point his group was … Continue reading

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Jordan Spieth: On maturing as a player

The AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-am begins Thursday at one of golf’s most idyllic sites, the Monterey Peninsula, and featuring three of its most charming courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links (6816 yards), Spyglass Hill Golf Course (6953) and Monterey Peninsula … Continue reading

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Phil Mickelson’s thoughts on Tiger’s dire short game problems

If it’s Thursday, it must be the start of another PGA Tour tournament, this week, the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, California, a northern suburb of San Diego. They will be playing both courses, … Continue reading

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Phil Mickelson: Seeing and feeling his way into form

The boys are pretty much having their way with the courses at the Humana Challenge in La Quinta, California. They’re on the Palmer Private and Nicklaus Private at PGA West and La Quinta Country Club just down the road. They … Continue reading

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