Phil Mickelson

Tom Watson ready to make tough Ryder Cup calls

Tom Watson looked the picture of charm and grace as he outplayed scores of golfers half his age at last week`s British Open but, make no mistake, he did not win eight majors without having a steely edge.

Jul 21, 2014, 19:41 PM IST

Rory McIlroy looking to build on British Open lead

Rory McIlroy took a one shot lead into Friday`s second round of the British Open, set on avoiding the kind of Friday flop that has bedevilled him all year.

Jul 18, 2014, 13:35 PM IST

British Open: Tiger Woods says round disrupted by cameras

Tiger Woods was playing his second shot into the par-5 18th when he made a sudden stop in the middle of his swing at the British Open.

Jul 18, 2014, 09:37 AM IST

Tiger Woods back at British Open, but doubts persist

Tiger Woods returns to the scene of one of his greatest triumphs at Hoylake this week, as he attempts, in the 143rd British Open, to resurrect a career blighted by injury.

Jul 16, 2014, 10:40 AM IST

Mickelson relishing his ``double double`` challenge

Phil Mickelson is hoping for the wind to blow and the rain to fall this week as he aims for his personal "double double" of Scottish Open and British Open success which the American achieved last year.

Jul 09, 2014, 20:10 PM IST

British Open prize money increased

The winner of next week`s British Open at Royal Liverpool will pocket 975,000 pounds ($1.66 million), a rise of 30,000 pounds on 2013.

Jul 08, 2014, 08:57 AM IST

British Open prize money increased

The winner of next week`s British Open at Royal Liverpool will pocket 975,000 pounds ($1.66 million), a rise of 30,000 pounds on 2013.

Jul 07, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

Mickelson in early contention at tricky Pinehurst

Phil Mickelson, who has suffered more U.S. Open heartache than any other player, thrilled his fans as he moved into contention on Thursday for the only major title which has eluded him.

Jun 13, 2014, 00:45 AM IST

Mickelson makes poignant US Open return to Pinehurst

Returning to Pinehurst`s No. 2 Course for this week`s U.S. Open could hardly be more poignant for Phil Mickelson who was a runner-up when the year`s second major was first played at Pinehurst in 1999.

Jun 11, 2014, 10:12 AM IST

US would face hurdles bringing case against Icahn, Mickelson

Questions about how to apply securities law to activist investors could complicate any potential insider trading case against billionaire Carl Icahn, pro-golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, legal experts said.

Jun 02, 2014, 12:32 PM IST

Mickelson denies wrongdoing in insider trading probe

Five-time major golf champion Phil Mickelson denied any wrongdoing Saturday after being named among the subjects of an insider stock trading probe, saying he is fully cooperating with FBI agents.

Jun 01, 2014, 08:23 AM IST

Mickelson plays on amid news of U.S. probe into possible insider trading

If golf star Phil Mickelson is concerned by a federal probe into possible insider trading involving him, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, he didn`t show it on Saturday.

Jun 01, 2014, 00:52 AM IST

Icahn says unaware of federal insider trading probe

Activist investor Carl Icahn said he was unaware of any federal insider-trading investigation involving him and that he had never divulged insider information during his 50 years as an investor.

May 31, 2014, 17:35 PM IST

Mickelson upbeat about game with US Open approaching

Phil Mickelson heads into this week`s Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio optimistic about his game and his prospects for next month`s U.S. Open, despite having missed two cuts in his last three starts on the PGA Tour.

May 29, 2014, 08:40 AM IST

Goal is to win a Major, it`s a step by step process: Lahiri

On a high after reaching World No. 65th, Anirban Lahiri is now determined to enter the top-50 list to earn a shot at the World Golf Championships and Majors but the top Indian golfer said it is a step by step process which will take a lot of harder.

May 09, 2014, 16:37 PM IST

J.B. Holmes completes long road back to top

Nearly three years after undergoing brain surgery, J.B. Holmes completed the long journey back to the top when he won the $6.9 million Wells Fargo Championship on Sunday.

May 05, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

Mickelson fires sizzling 63 to grab early PGA lead

Reigning British Open champion Phil Mickelson fired a nine-under par 63 to seize the overall lead during Saturday`s third round of the $6.9 million (5m euros) US PGA Wells Fargo Championship.

May 04, 2014, 08:46 AM IST

Title chasing Fowler salutes Harmon and Mickelson

Rickie Fowler`s idea to seek out decorated coach Butch Harmon in December was made specifically to improve his record at the majors and the move has paid instant dividends at the Masters.

Apr 13, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

Mickelson heads long list of big names to miss Masters cut

Triple champion Phil Mickelson led a host of big names to miss the cut at the Masters on Friday as the American failed to advance to the third round at Augusta National for the first time in 17 years.

Apr 12, 2014, 08:45 AM IST

Mickelson's bad "mental" day puts him eight back

Phil Mickelson blamed a bad "mental" day and a lack of tournament sharpness for a four-over-par 76 on Thursday that matched his worst opening round at the Masters.

Apr 11, 2014, 09:17 AM IST