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Phil Mickelson
At the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines
Personal information
Full name Philip Alfred Mickelson
Nickname Lefty
Born June 16, 1970 (1970-06-16) (age 49)
San Diego, California
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Rancho Santa Fe, California
Spouse Amy (m. 1996)
Children Amanda (b. 1999)
Sophia (b. 2001)
Evan (b. 2003)
Career
College Arizona State University
Turned professional 1992
Current tour(s) PGA Tour (joined 1992)
Professional wins 51
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 42 (9th all time)
European Tour 9
Challenge Tour 1
Other 5
Best results in Major Championships
(Wins: 5)
The Masters Tournament Won: 2004, 2006, 2010
U.S. Open 2nd/T2: 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2013
The Open Championship Won: 2013
PGA Championship Won: 2005
Achievements and awards
World Golf Hall of Fame 2012
Haskins Award 1990, 1991, 1992

Phil Mickelson (born June 16, 1970) is an American golfer. He plays on the PGA Tour. He has 38 PGA Tour wins. He has won The Masters three times. The most recent time was in 2010. Mickelson has the nickname "Lefty" because he swings with his left hand.

Early life

He was born in San Diego, California. His father Phil Mickelson Sr. was an airline pilot and former naval aviator. and Mary Mickelson. He was raised there and in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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