Phil Mickelson has got some mojo for the Masters. Before first major of the season that is set to start from next week, however, Phil is focusing on staying in competition in Humble, Texas. He shot a 6 under sixty-six in his first round of Shell Houston Open earlier on Thursday. The five-time major winner is just 3 shots behind early topper Scott Piercy. Phil’s round might be a good omen for Masters.
Veteran American golfer Phil Mickelson has announced that he will be skipping two of his favourite events on the West Coast in order to spend more time with his family.
The 42 year old announced on his personal website that he will be opting out of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, scheduled for the second week of February for the first time in 21 years. He will also sit out of the Northern Trust Open the following week. Mickelson has a win and two runners-up slots at the event in the past eight years.
5 years after the infamous extramarital scandal that ripped him of grace and respect in recent years, Tiger Woods is reportedly foraying into next chapter of his career, with the goal of second billion dollars.
Jim Furyk considers that Americans should look beyond the next Ryder Cup.
Furyk said that instead of focusing on the next year’s Ryder Cup the Americans should focus on winning the majority of the events coming up in the next ten to twenty years.
Tom Watson picked Webb Simpson at the last moment as part of the United States Ryder Cup team after deciding against selecting his fellow Wake Forest Demon Deacons alum Bill Haas for the last available spot in the tem.
While the Valhalla golf course has been a little harsh on the Northern Irishman, Graeme McDowell, he has had good luck from his endorsement company the Team RBC, where he won the online charity challenge for the children’s hospital in Ireland.
Ian Poulter’s entry into the automatic USPGA Championship may not be possible still there is a silver lining as he still has one tournament to qualify for this season’s European team.
Bubba Watson was leading the Travelers Championship a year ago. But soon he made a triple bogey. Ted Scott was criticized by him that was showed in the cameras of the telephone. But he regretted making such comment.
Watson knows that he should not have reacted in a furious manner since he loves Ted Scott and he also gets the same return from him. So he is someone who lets his emotion talk. He will be ranked as third in the championship. He loves playing in the Travelers championship so he keeps coming back.
Young golfers Rickie Fowler and Arnold Palmer Invitational winner Matt Every has both agreed to be part of the upcoming Zurich Classic 2014 which will be held in New Orleans. Rickie Fowler has been quite a revelation in the season with his spirited performances and will surely prove to be a black horse in the prestigious competition. Every, on the other hand, won his first PGA Tour Title and will be the biggest catch in the 20 new pledges who will be part of the event.
Fed Ex Cup leader Jimmy Walker (world number 27), British golfer Ian Poulter, Phil Mickelson (world number 5), Webb Simpson (21) and Matt Kuchar (world number 11) are all set to compete in the upcoming Shell Houston Open. Event organizer Steve Timms revealed the latest roster of the esteemed tournament and the high profile line up is guaranteed to bring big bucks for the club and the organizers.