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SportPhil Mickelson denounces college bribery scandal, says he worked with Rick Singer’s company

22:25  14 march  2019
22:25  14 march  2019 Source:   golfweek.com

Phil Mickelson gets out in front of a big story, for a change

Phil Mickelson gets out in front of a big story, for a change Phil Mickelson released a statement about the Singer network ensnared in a college bribery scandal before anyone could discover a connection.

Phil Mickelson denounces college bribery scandal, says he worked with Rick Singer’s company© USA TODAY USA TODAY Phil Mickelson spoke out denouncing Rick Singer and all involved in the college bribery scandal, just two days after the Department of Justice handed down its indictments of 33 parents.

In a statement on Twitter on Thursday, Mickelson expressed his disappointment in Singer and his company, which guided the PGA Tour star's family through the college admission process.

"Our family, along with thousands of others, used Rick Singer's company to guide us through the college admission process," Mickelson's statement said. "We are shocked by the revelations of these events. Obviously, we were not part of this fraud, our kids would disown us if we ever tried to interfere."

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Mickelson and wife Amy have three children.

Mickelson posted the statement Thursday afternoon after he recorded a first-round 74 Thursday at The Players Championship in Ponte Vedra, Fla.

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