Philip Alfred Mickelson, nicknamed Lefty, is an American professional golfer.
Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
Short Game Instruction: Phil Mickelson on 50 Yard Shot by Callaway Golf
He has won 42 events on the PGA Tour, including five major championships: three Masters titles, a PGA Championship, and an Open Championship.
The PGA Tour is the organizer of the main professional golf tours played primarily by men in the United States and North America.
The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers' Association of America.
Phil Mickelson uses driver from deep rough at Waste Management by PGA TOUR
Mickelson is one of 16 golfers in the history of the sport to win at least three of the four majors.
Mickelson has spent over 700 weeks in the top-10 of the Official World Golf Ranking, has reached a career-high world ranking of 2nd several times and is a life member of the PGA Tour.
The Official World Golf Ranking is a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers.
Mickelson is known for his left-handed swing, even though he is otherwise right-handed.
Handedness is a better performance or individual preference for use of a hand, known as the dominant hand; the less capable or less preferred hand is called the nondominant hand.
He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in May 2012.
The World Golf Hall of Fame is located at World Golf Village near St. Augustine, Florida, in the United States, and it is unusual among sports halls of fame in that a single site honors both men and women.