Phil Mickelson

Louis Oosthuizen, of South Africa, watches his second shot on the second hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 11, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Scott relishes role as defending Masters champion

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — For some, the burden of defending a championship can be overwhelming. For Adam Scott, it was pure joy — at least for a day. With a green jacket already in his […]

04/11/2014

Phil Mickelson of the United States gestures as he holds up the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Sunday July 21, 2013.  (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

A career round gives Mickelson a claret jug

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — One of the greatest final rounds in a major. Two of the best shots he ever struck with a 3-wood. The third leg of the Grand Slam. Phil Mickelson never imagined […]

07/21/2013

Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain plays a shot off the 10th tee during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Friday July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Fun-loving Jimenez leads midway through Open

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — The stretching routine that Miguel Angel Jimenez goes through before each round may look a bit ridiculous. It’s sure working out, though. The fun-loving Spaniard, again showing how much experience matters […]

07/19/2013

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Woods’ wrist looks OK; Mickelson leads at US Open

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Whatever was bothering Tiger Woods’ wrist seemed to disappear overnight, and Phil Mickelson’s round of 67 was holding up as first-round play resumed Friday morning at the U.S. Open. Mickelson remained […]

06/14/2013

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Downpours and birdies in 1st round of US Open

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Clouds gave way to peeks of sunshine, squeegees gave way to putters, and the 13th hole gave way to birdies during the first round of the U.S. Open’s return to Merion […]

06/13/2013

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Stormy weather halts play during US Open 1st round

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Phil Mickelson rolled a birdie attempt 8 feet past the hole at No. 11. Steve Stricker did the same at No. 12. Bogey. Bogey. And that wasn’t even the stormy part. […]

06/13/2013

Phil Mickelson and Condoleeza Rice

Mickelson, Condi Rice engage in golf diplomacy

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Phil Mickelson has won three green jackets, and he was the one asking all the questions Sunday during a practice round at the Masters. In his group was Augusta National’s newest member.

04/07/2013

Phil Mickelson

Calif. lawmakers split on Mickelson’s tax comment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republican state lawmakers reacted with an “I told you so” after golf champion Phil Mickelson said he might leave California because voters approved higher income taxes on the wealthy.

01/22/2013

SD Padres sale complete

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The sale of the Padres to heirs of the late-Dodgers owner Walter O’Malley, San Diego businessman Ron Fowler and pro golfer Phil Mickelson has been completed, the team announced today. The […]

08/29/2012

MLB approves SD Padres sale

(CNS) – Major League Baseball owners today approved the sale of the San Diego Padres to a group that includes ex-Dodger owner Peter O’Malley, his sons and nephews, and golf star Phil Mickelson. The $800 […]

08/16/2012