Opinion: The Masters can't get here soon enough
Consider this another tradition unlike any other. How To 10x Your Savings with These 2 New Accounts Learn More Sponsored by MyFinance Two or three or more of the best players win tournaments in the months leading to April, golf fans hear the familiar, soothing notes of "Augusta" in TV spots and declare that this is shaping up to be the best Masters of them all.No doubt, there has been enough happen in 12 weeks to start counting the days.Dustin Johnson started the year with an eight-shot victory that featured a 432½-yard drive on a 433-yard hole. He remains at No. 1 in the world.
In the opening round of the 2019 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, Phil Mickelson attempts to hit his second shot right - handed on the
Phil Mickelson hits out of the trees on No. 9 during the second round of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6 He sat 2-under for the tournament, just one shot off the lead of the Masters , but now here he was staring down a narrow corridor of trees leading back
Phil Mickelson found himself in trouble early on during the first round of the Masters on Thursday, but anyone who has watched Phil play over the years knows that there is no one better at getting out of it than him.
After pulling his tee shot into the trees on the par-5 2nd hole, Mickelson — the man they call “Lefty” — decided that the best way to put the ball back into play would be to play his second shot right-handed.
Phil Mickelson playing right-handed out of the trees.
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Phil Mickelson’s final Masters prep has become a bit of an adventure
Phil Mickelson is first after 54 holes at the Houston Open in strokes gained/putting. So how is he tied for 55th overall?What the media notes failed to mention, however, was that Mickelson starts Sunday at five under par, nine strokes back of leaders Ian Pouler and Beau Hossler and in a tie for 55th place.
In the final Round of the 2010 Masters Tournament, Phil Mickelson shot a 5 under 67 to win his 3rd Green Jacket at Augusta National. Soundtrack is, 'The
Phil Mickelson (Take 1) tries to hit right handed on 17 at TPC Sawgrass. Sorry I tried to guess where the ball would land after he hit it, he actually topped it in the water about 20 yards ahead of him. Make sure to check out his second attempt!
And as you can see, it worked. Mickelson found his way back into the fairway, though he did end up bogeying the hole.
Mickelson has never been afraid to take risks, and sometimes he ends upbecause of it. Fortunately, the 47-year-old is showing no signs of changing his game.
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Patrick Reed, Justin Thomas sit atop U.S. Ryder Cup standings after Masters .
Patrick Reed won more than just the green jacket with his Masters triumph, locking up a Ryder Cup berth in the process.Patrick Reed won more than just the green jacket with his Masters triumph.