Tag Archives: Phil Mickelson

Sep
11
2014
By Stephanie Wei under FedExCup

In his pre-tournament press conference at East Lake on Wednesday, Rory McIlroy was asked whether the fact that Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson had failed to qualify for the Tour Championship symbolized a changing of the guard. The world no. 1 replied, “No,” but he pointed out that Woods and Mickelson, the two faces of the game over the last two decades, were simply getting older. He also stated that they were “getting into sort of the last few holes of their career.”

Rory only declared the obvious reality and added that he would be dealing with the same issues that go along with aging in 20 years. Last I checked, Tiger and Phil aren’t 25 anymore. Tiger is indeed injured. 

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Sep
10
2014
By Stephanie Wei under FedExCup

With Rory McIlroy fixed atop the world rankings and Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson failing to qualify for the Tour Championship, it might be symbolic of a changing of the guard in professional golf.

In his pre-tournament press conference on Wednesday morning, McIlroy wouldn’t say that exactly, but he did acknowledge that the two veterans, who have served as the faces of the game for nearly the last two decades, are getting older and more injury prone.

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Aug
8
2014

 

2005 PGA Champion Phil Mickelson is beginning to play like one of the best players in the world. He moved into contention after recording four birdies and an eagle on the finishing hole to shoot a four-under 67. At six-under total, Lefty is three strokes behind Rory McIlroy.

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Aug
5
2014

 

According to Bovada.lv, Rory McIlroy (9/2) is the heavy favorite to win the PGA Championship at Valhalla. Adam Scott (11/1) is the second favorite, and Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia are both at 16/1.

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