Tag Archives: Phil Mickelson

Jul
19
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship

 

You never know what you are going to get at The Open Championship. Instead of dodging difficult course conditions, the players have been treated to a damp, windless day, and many of the players are taking advantage of Hoylake. Phil Mickelson went out in the first group, and was disappointed with a score of one-under 71.

Continue Reading

Jul
16
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship

 

ESPN is giving golf fans all the coverage they would ever want for the 143rd Open Championship. On Thursday and Friday, ESPN will air 11 hours of live play from 4 a.m. – 3 p.m. ET. There will also be a live feed dedicated to Tiger Woods on ESPN3.

Continue Reading

Jul
16
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under Tiger Woods

 

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Jordan Spieth have been added to the field for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational beginning July 31st at Firestone Country Club. Spieth is in fifth place in the FedEx Cup Standings, but Woods and Mickelson are both looking for quality starts in order to make it to the Tour Championship.

Continue Reading

Jul
16
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship

 

The groupings at The Open Championship are one-of-a-kind. Every player goes off the first tee from 6:25 a.m. to 4:06 p.m local time. The roughly ten hour time difference creates what Matt Kuchar calls “luck of the draw here or unluck of the draw.” Weather is a huge factor in links golf, and the players who adapt to the changing conditions will be on top of the leader board on Sunday.

Continue Reading

Jul
15
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship

 

What are the players saying at the 143rd Open Championship? Many have talked about putting a 2-iron in their bag to fight the windy conditions, and how the course is playing compared to the ’06 Open at Hoylake. On Thursday, we will see which course strategy works the best, but for now, it’s all about the quotes.

Continue Reading

Jun
14
2014
Buzz kill. ©USGA/Michael Cohen.

Next stop, Chambers Bay. ©USGA/Michael Cohen.

Phil Mickelson didn’t have his best game in round three, but he was able to scramble for a respectable two-over 72. He is at five-over (T31) for the championship, and his chances of breaking through for his first U.S. Open victory are almost nonexistent.

Continue Reading