Phil Mickelson Biography

American professional golfer Phil Mickelson is a popular PGA Tour player. Read the full article to know his net worth, wife, salary, and height.

He is known for his outstanding display of sports especially in the 90s and early 2000. Mickelson started his golf journey at a very young age. He grew up watching his father’s game, who was also a golf player. Due to his exceptional golfing skills, he was awarded a scholarship to his university.

In 1993, he bagged his first professional win and subsequently won at least one tournament in the next three years. 2001 proved to be an exciting year for Phil as he became the number two in the rankings after Tiger Woods. After that both the pros developed kind of a rivalry in their game. 

Though his game was on top, he was not able to succeed in the big tournaments like US Open, British Open, or the PGA championship till the year 2003. However, the jinx was finally broken and the California native grabbed a major victory in the Masters in the year 2004. 

This huge win brought a streak of more wins in the upcoming years. The 2005 PGA Tour championship title followed by the 2006 Masters wins brought him confidence in his game. 2021 also proved a good year for him as he won the PGA Tour championship at the age of 50. Thus proving himself to be a consistent athlete.

Phil  Mickelson’s personal details

Full Name Philip Alfred Mickelson
Nickname Lefty
Born June 16, 1970 

San Diego, California

Debut 1992
Height 191 cm
Weight 91 kg
Age 51
Birthplace San Diego, California
Religion Christian
Nationality United States
Net Worth $400 Million
Marital Status Married
Father name Phil Mickelson Sr
Mother name Mary Mickelson
Salary $43.5 million
Twitter Handle  @PhilMickelson
Instagram Handle @philmickelson

His Age 

The 51-year-old still plays like he is the same energetic golfer of the 90s. He has vast experience that he uses well in his game.

Phil Mickelson’s Net worth and Salary

The lefty’s among one of the richest golf players. He has earned a lot of money throughout his career by winning several titles and through endorsements. His net worth is estimated to be about $400 million. His salary is about $43.5 million. He earns this high because he is ranked second among the richest PGA Tour golfers.

His Height

Phil is a tall athlete with a height of 191 cm that provides him an advantage over his game.

His Wife

Phil Mickelson married Amy Mickelson in 1996. The couple first met in 1992 at Arizona State University. The pair are happily married now and have three children together.

Phil Mickelson with his wife
Photo: Bleacher Reports


Philip was inspired by his father’s swing and techniques that made him play from his left hands rather than displaying his natural right-handed play. Consequently becoming famous by the nickname “Lefty”. 

Recent News about Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson is not happy with the PGA Tour’s new rule. The USGA and R&A have announced a transition in the rule in which the length of the driveshaft has been reduced by 2 inches. He showed his furious reaction on his Twitter handle by the tweet which quoted, “Stupid is as stupid does”.

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