Philip Alfred Mickelson, an American professional golfer who is popular for playing risk-taking games and a great short game. He is nicknamed as “Lefty” and is the most successful left-handed golfer in history. He is the only left-handed golf player to win a U.S. Amateur championship. He has won numerous tours and events but couldn’t win a major for number of years and the reason what others thought was his strategy to play the difficult shots which was considered to be very risky.
Mickelson is known for his powerful full swing that was bit inaccurate but this style made him to win many PGA tournaments. He always played well in majors but never used to win the tournaments held between 1999 and 2003. He was always a second place or third place finisher and holds a record of the most second place finisher (5 Times) in U.S. Open history. Read more »
Former three-time winner of the Masters Phil Mickelson believes that he is back among the elite and in the mix of top golfers in the world after his confidence was restored thanks to him rediscovering the touch on the greens that had once made him a formidable opposition to even the best players in the world. A fact that is extremely astounding for all of the fans of Mickelson is that if the performances of former world number one Tiger Woods and Mickelson are taken into account since the 1st of January, 2011 and now, Mickelson is miles ahead of The Tiger and arguably the best player in the world at the moment, on form.
Mickelson was crowned the champion at the Pebble Beach national Pro-Am last month and he is sure to start as one of the favorites for the Augusta Nationals which kicks off next month. But Phil Mickelson also knows that he still has a long way to go before he can mount a serious challenge for the top spot in the golf rankings, where Rory McIlroy has more or less secured his place at least for the next few events.
The left handed Mickelson is currently competing in the World Golf Championships: Cadillac Championships in Doral, Miami in the United States of America, where Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood, the top three players in the world have been grouped together for the first two rounds of the Championships.
Speaking to the media during a break from play at Miami, Mickelson stated that he was just glad to be back among the fold of the best golfers in the world. With extreme humility in his words and in his play, Phil Mickelson looks much like the player we thought we had lost a few years back but now he is back and looking good for another stint at the top.
Phil Mickelson does not need to be given a second thought when it is a discussion on golf. He has been quite a popular name among the golfing enthusiasts and has been known for his skills and expertise in the game.
The excellent array of skills displayed in every game goes on to show that he is improving constantly and bettering his game play with every tournament. He has recently been approached by Joseph Kahn, an extremely talented and well to do film maker who has shown immense interest in having a shoot with Phil Mickelson. Kahn has been quite a renowned figure when it comes to making of film shoots and has worked with some of the great celebrities of the time. The current shoot for Phil Mickelson is planned and scheduled to be held at the Las Vegas strip.
Kahn has all the imagination in his mind and wants to execute it in the proper manner. He wants to bring about a new and novel approach to the photo shoot and will try to portray a new dimension to the golfing world, one of which that has never been explored before. He is trying his level best to get the Mirage volcano at Las Vegas to be the background of the shoot with Phil Mickelson striking a 100 yard shot in the forefront. The burst of flames blended in with the accurate shot is sure to add the zeal and spirit to the game of golf.
Phil Mickelson is quite eager to be a part of this shoot as the concept enthralls and excites him. He is contented with the approach and finds it quite novel, yet related. It’s a way to express out to people making them aware, not only of the beauty of the products, but also of the action packed adventure that comes along with it.