Monthly Archives: February 2013

Can Phil Mickelson And Tiger Woods Carry Early 2013 Success Into Majors Later This Year?

Tiger Woods And Phil MickelsonThe victory by Phil Mickelson on Sunday at TPC Scottsdale still proves that Lefty is as good as it gets when he turns it on. A brush with a 59 on Thursday, followed by a wire-to-wire victory proved just that.

Mickelson won early in 2012 though as well, and from there went on to have a very mediocre year by his standards. He wasn’t in real contention in the Major championships, and now it is coming up on three years since Mickelson won his last Major championship at the 2012 Masters. Continue reading

Mickelson’s Close Call With 59 Brings Back To Light Just How Rare Breaking 60 Is

Phil MickelsonAl Geiberger was the first player on the PGA tour to shoot a 59. That came back in 1977 at the Memphis Classic at Colonial Country. Since then, it’s happened just four more times in the history of the sport on the PGA Tour, through the hundreds or thousands, if not, millions of golf rounds that have taken place.

Statistically speaking, it could be one of the rarest accomplishments in all of sports. Continue reading