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Phil Mickelson Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Tue Jun, 2016
Phil Mickelson

Facts of Phil Mickelson

Date of Birth: 1970 , June-16
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch

Quick Timeline of Phil Mickelson

1970 Born in San Diego, California
1973 Began playing golf
1992 Graduated from Arizona State University
1990 Won his first Haskins Awards
1992 Turned professional
1996 Won World Series of Golf
2004 First professional major championship
1996 Married to Mary Mickelson
1999 First child, Amanda Brynn Mickelson
2001 Second child, Sophia Isabel Mickelson
2003 Third child, Evan Samuel Mickelson

Detail Timeline of Phil Mickelson

June 16 , 1970

Born in San Diego, California

Six feet and three inches tall, Phil Mickelson was born as Philip Alfred Mickelson in the early 1970s in San Diego, California, United States of America to Philip Anthony Mickelson and Mary Mickelson. His father is a former airliner pilot.

1973

Began playing golf

Before Phil even began his schooling career, he began playing golf under the guidance of his father. They used to play in an extensive practice area in their San Diego backyard. At his young age, he was allowed to hone his creative short game.

1992

Graduated from Arizona State University

At his young age, he was allowed to hone his creative short game. As a child, he was enrolled at University of San Diego High School and he earned his high school graduation from there in 1988. He also won a golf scholarship that year and then he joined Arizona State University. He graduated from there in 1992.

1990

Won his first Haskins Awards

He also had an outstanding amateur career while he was in Arizona State University. After he won the three consecutive Haskins Awards in the early 1990s, he was named the face of amateur golf in the United States.

1992

Turned professional

After he earned a degree from ASU, he turned professional in 1992. For this 1991 win in Tucson, he earned two-year exemption and he also bypassed the Tour's qualifying process. In 1992, he hired Jim "Bones" Mackay.

1996

Won World Series of Golf

He also had the successful professional career in the 1990s. In the 1990s, he won several titles like Byron Nelson Golf Classic, World Series of Golf, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am and many more.

2004

First professional major championship

Phil Mickelson is a professional golfer from United States. He is best known for being the winner of 42 events on the PGA Tour. He won his first major championship in 2004 and that was at Masters Tournament. His second major championship came in 2005 in PGA Championship.

1996

Married to Mary Mickelson

Phil is a married man. He got married to love of his life Mary Mickelson in 1996. Mary Mickelson is a lovely lady and a beautiful house wife. As a married couple, they have already welcomed three children together. They are living a happy family life. 

June 21 , 1999

First child, Amanda Brynn Mickelson

He became father for the first time in his life in 1999. He and his lovely wife Mary Mickelson welcomed their first child together on 21st of June and that time it was a daughter and they named her Amanda Brynn Mickelson. 

October 23 , 2001

Second child, Sophia Isabel Mickelson

He became father for the second time in his life at the end of 2001. He and his lovely wife Mary Mickelson welcomed their second child together on 23rd of October and that time it was also a daughter and they named her Sophia Isabel Mickelson. 

March 23 , 2003

Third child, Evan Samuel Mickelson

He became father for the third time in his life in the early 2003. He and his lovely wife Mary Mickelson welcomed their third child together on 23rd of March and that time it was a son and they named him Evan Samuel Mickelson.

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Phil is a married man. He got married to love of his life Mary Mickelson in 1996. Mary Mickelson is a lovely lady and a beautiful house wife. As a married couple, they have already welcomed three children together. They are living a happy family life. His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.

Before Phil even began his schooling career, he began playing golf under the guidance of his father. They used to play in an extensive practice area in their San Diego backyard. At his young age, he was allowed to hone his creative short game. As a child, he was enrolled at University of San Diego High School and he earned his high school graduation from there in 1988. He also won a golf scholarship that year and then he joined Arizona State University. He graduated from there in 1992. He also had an outstanding amateur career while he was in Arizona State University. After he won the three consecutive Haskins Awards in the early 1990s, he was named the face of amateur golf in the United States. He also won the three NCAA individual championships. After he earned a degree from ASU, he turned professional in 1992. For this 1991 win in Tucson, he earned two-year exemption and he also bypassed the Tour's qualifying process. In the 1990s, he won several titles like Byron Nelson Golf Classic, World Series of Golf, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am and many more. He won his first major championship in 2004 and that was at Masters Tournament. His second major championship came in 2005 in PGA Championship. His net worth is $180 million.