Phil Mickelson is a professional golfer from the United States. He is an incredibly successful golfer. Mickelson is one of the few players who has won three out of four majors.
Philip Alfred Mickelson was born on June 16, 1970, in San Diego, California. His father, was an airline pilot and former naval aviator. Mickelson was born in San Diego and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. He learned to play golf from his father.
In 1988, Mickelson graduated from the University of San Diego High School. After that, he attended Arizona State University on a golf scholarship and excelled immediately in collegiate competition. In fact, he won three NCAA individual championships and three Haskins Awards for Outstanding College Golfer of the Year in 1990, 1991, and 1992.
He won his first PGA Tour event, the Northern Telecom Open, while still an amateur in 1991.
During his thirteenth year on the PGA Tour, Mickelson won his first major championship in 2004. He underwent two sports hernia surgeries in 2016, but recovered quickly. He came back with a T-21 finish at the CareerBuilder Challenge. In 2019, he won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, his 44th career PGA Tour victory. It also made him the oldest winner of the competition.
Over the course of his career, he has won over 40 PGA events, including four Major Championships: the 2004 Masters, the 2005 PGA Championship, the 2006 Masters, and the 2010 Masters.
Phil Mickelson has won over $90 million in tournament prizes during his career.
KPMG, Rolex, Enbrel, Callaway, Amgen, Titleist, ExxonMobil, Grayhawk, Intrepid Financial and Ford, Partners are among Mickelson’s major sponsors. In 2010, he began endorsing the drug Enbrel after being treated for psoriatic arthritis with it. He had a 15-year endorsement with Barclays that ended in 2016.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Phil Mickelson’s net worth was estimated to be $400 million in 2020.