Posts Tagged ‘Phil Mickelson’

Top 10 Greatest moments from Robert Trent Jones Golf Club

Jul 30th
2015

Check out the top shots from Robert Trent Jones Golf Club including Phil Mickelson, Nick Price and Fred Couples.

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Golfamily Album #50

May 19th
2015
Phil Mickelson

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Golfamily Album #44

Mar 21st
2015

Phil Mickelson

Golf Books #176 (The Majors 2015: The Thrilling Battle for Golf’s Greatest Trophies)

Mar 17th
2015

Golf Books #176 (The Majors 2015: The Thrilling Battle for Golf's Greatest Trophies)The stage is set for the 2015 Majors to be one of the most fascinating golfing years in decades, sure to be analysed and talked about for years to come. This will be the year when an emerging new generation, led by the super-talented Rory McIlroy, face off against long-established names like Tiger Woods, who is returning from injury.

McIlroy faced big personal challenges off the course, and Woods desperately wants to narrow in on Jack Nicklaus’s record of 18 Major trophies – but he has to win four to catch up, and he hasn’t won one since 2008. And there will be no shortage of captivating storylines as Bubba Watson, the flamboyant American, prepares to defend his title.

Can the self-styled left-hander claim a third Green Jacket or will it be another lefty, Phil Mickelson, who slips his arms back into this the most coveted golfing garment? Of the younger generation, 21-year-old Jordan Spieth, who was runner up last year, or Rickie Fowler, who has finished second in his last three majors, could both mount memorable challenges. But wait, there’s more…

Top 10: Shots from the 2014 PGA TOUR season

Dec 17th
2014

Check out the top 10 shots from the 2014 PGA TOUR season, featuring clutch approaches, incredible hole-outs and amazing recovery shots from players like Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy.

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Phil Mickelson’s Hall-of-Fame career

Jul 16th
2014

We take a look at the amazing career of Phil Mickelson, from his first win on the PGA TOUR in 1991 to his induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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Top 10: Moments of the Year on the PGA TOUR in 2013

Dec 4th
2013

Check out the top 10 moments of the year on the PGA TOUR, featuring a variety of clutch wins, electrifying shots and great escapes from players like Phil Mickelson, Jim Furyk, Adam Scott, and Tiger Woods.

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Top 10: Shots from the TPC Blue Monster at Doral

Mar 6th
2013

Check out the top 10 shots from the TPC Blue Monster at Doral, featuring dazzling drives and beautiful birdies from players such as Phil Mickelson, Greg Norman and Tiger Woods.

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Tee to Green: Phil Mickelson

Feb 6th
2013

Mickelson rallied from 6-strokes back to defeat Tiger Woods in the 2012 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Lefty was 3rd in GIR and 1st in strokes gained putting for the week.

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Curiosities of Golf I

Jan 22nd
2013

1. 125,000 golf balls a year are hit into the water at the famous 17th hole of the Stadium Course at Sawgrass.

2. The longest drive ever is 515 yards. The longest putt ever is a monstrous 375 feet

3. Phil Mickelson, who plays left-handed, is actually right handed. He learned to play golf by mirroring his father’s golf swing, and he has used left handed golf clubs ever since.

4. The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million.

5. Tiger Woods snagged his first ace at the tender age of eight years old.

6. Balls travel significantly further on hot days. A golfer swinging a club at around 100 mph will carry the driver up to eight yards longer for each increase in air temperature of 25°F.

7. The longest golf course in the world is the par 77 International Golf Club in Massachusetts which measures a fearsome 8325 yards

8. The highest golf course in the world is the Tactu Golf Club in Morococha , Peru , which sits 14,335 feet above sea level at its lowest point.

9. The longest golf hole in the world is the 7th hole (par 7) of the Sano Course at the Satsuki Golf Club in Japan . It measures an incredible 909 yards.

10. The largest bunker in the world is Hell’s Half Acre on the 585-yard 7th hole of the Pine Valley Course in New Jersey .