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Tag: Phil Mickelson

Ryder Cup Day 1: Blazing Red Turns To Bonny Blue

Confession time.  The Ryder Cup has always been a tad problematic for yours truly here at Random Towers.  On account of the fact that my favourite golfer plays for the other team.  And he’s not just any player either.  He’s a major player, a big name, a Ryder Cup regular.  The sort of player you need to want to lose if you want your team to win.  I spend the whole year rooting for him at every golf tournament he plays and then for 3 … Read the rest

Mickelson Magic Not Enough To Win Open

Last Thursday, he came within a whisker of doing what no one has ever done before in the history of golf: shooting a 62.  On the 18th green, his ball lipped the hole and somehow stayed out.  It should have been a moment to savour, but Phil Mickelson was left disappointed.  So near and yet…

Fast forward to Sunday: he shot a final round 65, -6 under for the day, 4 birdies, an eagle and no dropped shots, playing one of the greatest rounds of … Read the rest