Phil Mickelson Video clip Ranking: four / 5
Phil Mickelson, t he US pro golf player, has produced several miracle shot over his long glittering golf career but his magnificent recovery on the fourteenth hole at President’s Cup earlier on Sunday evening owed more to good luck rather than the 5 time major champ’s unquestionable skill.
Phil required avoiding 2 trees as well as the water to pass the ball to safety. The American golf player hit the ball in one of the trees and hopped it over the water on the other slope. Unfortunately for Phil Mickelson, his huge stroke of chance could not stop him from falling back his match to golfer Angel Cabrera, when he bogeyed 4 of the final 5 holes.
However, Angel’s win was not quite enough for International squad to hold United States polishing off a 5th consecutive win in the contest. Tiger Woods, the US golfer, won t he final match for a 3rd consecutive time as Fred Couples’ men defeated the International squad 18.5 to 15.5 in Dublin in Ohio.
This week, at the President’s Cup, golf was not just the only game. Over the years, US squad members shared their likeness for ping pong giving each other a hard time on the table. Golfer Matt Kuchar is regarded as one of the best among them. Now Phil is getting some help. Mickelson told that there were some reports that he took some lessons for pong prior to this tournament, and those reports would be correct.
Phil Mickelson Online video Score: 5 / five
In one of the biggest losses for the Grand Slam of Golf which is scheduled for later in the year at Bermuda, Open champion Phil Mickelson has confirmed that he will not take part in the event.
The news was first announced on the website of the PGA of America which also mentioned that Padraig Harrington will be taking the place of the legendary Lefty at the event which has been deigned to pit the four winners of the major championship against each other at the end of the season.
According to sources close to the American, the reason for his withdrawal from the event is being seen as scheduling conflict. However, the other three winners of major championships this season – Adam Scott, winner of the US Masters, Justin Rose, winner of the US Open and Jason Dufner, winner of the PGA Championship – have all confirmed their participation for the end of the season event.
Phil Mickelson was not available for comment and it is yet to be seen which tournament he tees off in if there is indeed a scheduling conflict the source close to him has talked about.
The defending champion of the Grand Slam of Golf is invited initially if the winner of any major championship cannot participate in the event. If there is still no player found to replace anyone, the event committee resorts to the Major Champions Points List which charts the performance of the active major champions throughout the season in order to complete the field.
Harrington is the defending champion in the event, having won the title last year and also came second in consecutive years in 2007 and 2008 and he will be the one to fill in the void that has been left by the absence of Phil Mickelson from the event.