Tag Archives: Gambling

Jun
29
2015

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Phil Mickelson, who is never known to shy away from a bet or money game both on and off the golf course, is reportedly tied to a money laundering and gambling case, according to ESPN’s Outside the Lines.

Apparently, Mickelson transferred nearly $3 million to an intermediary that was part of an “illegal gambling operation which accepted and placed bets on sporting events.” However, the five-time major winner has not been charged with a crime and is not under federal investigation. 

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Jul
18
2013
Tiger Woods, y'all

Tiger Woods, y’all

Gambling on golf feels a bit like throwing away your money, but it’s legal and almost part of the culture in the UK — and you know what they say: WHEN IN ROME.

It’s also something I’ve always wanted to do the past three Opens I’ve covered, but the stars never aligned properly for me to get into a betting parlor. Besides, I would’ve needed some guidance, so that’s probably part of the reason why I never made it. Until yesterday. 

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