Mickelson had qualified for every team since 1995, a streak that ended this year when he finished No. 10 in the standings. His 12th appearance breaks the Ryder Cup record held by Nick Faldo.
The 44-year-old Mickelson has qualified automatically for 10 Ryder Cups going back to 1995, when he went 3-0 as a rookie at Oak Hill. He hasn't required a captain's pick once during that time.It was all rather sad and unseemly, Phil Mickelson throwing Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson under the bus at the post mortem presser Sunday, damning him with high praise for 2008 captain Paul Azinger.Phil Mickelson failed to record a single point for the United States in their lopsided Ryder Cup defeat to Europe last weekend and the American says he no longer has any interest in playing.
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Phil Mickelson sparked a verbal spat with former United States captain Hal Sutton at Hazeltine on Wednesday for events that occurred during the 2004 Ryder Cup at Oakland Hills.
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau were added to the U.S. Ryder Cup team on Tuesday when captain Jim Furyk announced three captain's picks.
Watson responds to Mickelson criticism. Former Ryder Cup captain Mark James has said Phil Mickelson was wrong to criticise USA captain Tom Watson after Europe easily retained the Ryder Cup. With.
Mickelson, it’s safe to say, polarises opinion. In any anonymous poll with his peers the left-hander gets plenty of air time and Tiger is never far away. In one, 49 per cent of PGA Tour players polled that Mickelson would make a better Ryder Cup captain than Tiger Woods.
Mickelson was one of four of Jim Furyk's captain's picks for the 2018 edition of the biennial event and he had an 0-2 record as Europe regained the Ryder Cup. His overall Ryder Cup record is far.
Mickelson is 48, the oldest player on the U.S. team that travels to France to try to end 25 years of losing the Ryder Cup on European soil. He is No. 25 in the world, the lowest ranking of the 12.
Davis Love III may be the man out front, but former PGA of America president Ted Bishop wrote this week that it’s clear Phil Mickelson is the “real boss” for the U.S. Ryder Cup team in 2016.
Mickelson realizes his time is running out as a player in the Ryder Cup. He has played on three winning teams, all in America. Next year's matches are in France.
The conclusive match at this year’s Ryder Cup was probably that between James Furyk (ha!) and Sergio Garcia, the match that drew the European team level with that of the Americans. After winning the first five matches of the day, the Europeans had suffered setbacks at the hands of the two Johnsons, Dustin and Zach, who had slowed the European charge by winning their two matches.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Phil Mickelson picked up a small consolation Sunday after his runner-up finish in the PGA Championship. He extended his American record by qualifying for his 10th consecutive.
Mickelson went 1-3 at that Ryder Cup, and Woods was 2-3. In the seven Ryder Cups they have both played, that is the only time Woods and Mickelson have been paired together.
Mickelson, 48, will make his record 12 th appearance in the Ryder Cup. The San Diegan played in his first matches in 1995, and it’s been a tough road since for the Americans, who have lost eight.
CHASKA, Minn. — Two days before the Ryder Cup, Phil Mickelson went back 12 years to drive home a point that the Americans are prepared to play their best golf.