May
20
2009

The heading says it all. A presser was released this morning that Amy Mickelson, Phil’s beautiful, loving wife, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Phil withdrew from this week’s HP Byron Nelson Championship and has canceled his tournament schedule indefinitely to be with his family. Without a doubt, this is heart-rending news for not only […]

Jan
23
2013

After spending nearly an hour in the parking lot in a top-secret huddle with his PR lackey and a PGA Tour media official, Phil Mickelson graced the press with his presence in the interview room at Torrey Pines and apologized for publicly airing his grievances with tax laws. Mickelson, a native and current resident of […]

May
31
2012
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Ed. note: My apologies for posting this so late, but I was busy discussing and debating Phil Mickelson’s controversial withdrawal on Twitter. I’m actually pretty mentally fatigued, so I’m not sure if I can finish writing. I took two weeks off and catching up on sleep and rest really wore me out, so now I’m […]

Feb
13
2012

Phil Mickelson was moping around the Monterey Peninsula Country Club’s Shore Course, posting a ho-hum even par on his first nine (the back) in the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Then, the sunny skies from the morning turned to overcast skies and eventually rain, which hadn’t been in the forecast, started […]

Jul
29
2009
By Stephanie Wei under General

Yesterday it was announced that Phil Mickelson would play in next week’s WGC Bridgestone Championship. And today it was confirmed that Phil will indeed play in the PGA Championship at Hazeltine for the final major of the season. Our million dollar question has been answered! I’m not surprised and I’m glad that it sounds like […]

Jul
28
2009
By Stephanie Wei under General

It was announced this afternoon that Phil Mickelson will play in next week’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Lefty hasn’t competed since placing T2 at the US Open in June (and breaking the record for most runner-up finishes with 5). He has understandably taken a six-week hiatus while his wife, Amy, and his mother, Mary, are being treated […]

Jul
6
2009

Can any more bad news hit the Mickelson family? It was reported today that Phil Mickelson’s mother has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Mary Mickelson, the mother of Phil Mickelson, has been diagnosed with breast cancer less than two months after the golfer’s wife, Amy, also was diagnosed with the disease. Tina Mickelson, Phil’s sister, […]

Jun
1
2009

Less than two weeks ago, a presser was released that Phil Mickelson’s wife, Amy, had been diagnosed with breast cancer. It was heartwrenching news not only for the Mickelson family, but for the golf and sports world alike. At the time, the media questioned whether Phil would be back in time for the U.S. Open. […]