Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson is right-handed, unless he's playing golf. Nicknamed "Lefty" for his left-handed swing, Mickelson has won 5 major championships since turning pro in 1992. His first win came at the 2004 Masters, his most recent at the 2013 Open Championship. He is one of the 10 winningest golfers in PGA history

About Phil Mickelson

Philip Alfred Mickelson (born June 16, 1970) is an American professional golfer. He has won four major championships and a total of 40 events on the PGA Tour. He has reached a career high world ranking of 2nd in multiple years. He is nicknamed 'Lefty' for his left-handed swing, even though he is otherwise right-handed. Mickelson was elected into the World Golf Hall of Fame in November 2011 and was inducted in May 2012. Mickelson was born in San Diego, California, to parents Phil Mickelson Sr. (an airline pilot and former naval aviator) and Mary Mickelson. He was raised there and in Scottsdale, Arizona. Although right-handed otherwise, he plays golf left-handed, as he learned by watching his right-handed father swing and mirroring it. Mickelson began golf under his father's instruction before starting school. Phil Sr.'

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