Phil Mickelson popularly knows as “Lefty”, is a world-famous American Golf player. He turned onto a pro Golf player in the year 1992 and has been one of America’s most affluent players in the sport since then. Let’s find out more about how much is Phil Mickelson’s net worth in 2018.
Phil Mickelson Early Life
Phil was born on June 16, 1970, to Philip and Mary Mickelson in San Diego, California. He attended University of San Diego High School and passed out in 1988. He got a golf scholarship and attended Arizona State University from where he graduated in 1992.
Mickelson married Amy McBride in 1996 and has three beautiful children with her.
Phil Mickelson Career, Awards & Achievement
He became a professional golf player after graduating from ASU.
In 1990, he was the world’s first left-handed person to win the “Amateur title”.
He won multiple PGA Tour tournaments during his career.
Phil’s 2000 win of the Buick International was responsible for breaking Tiger Woods’ winning streak.
Mickelson won his first major championship in 2004. Prior to this, he was known as the best golfer the world had seen who was characterized by an inability to win championships.
He secured his second major win in the 2005 PGA Championship which was held at Baltusrol.
Hw warned his third consecutive win in the 2006 Masters Tournament. This victory secured him a career high ranking of No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking which propelled him ahead of the likes of Vijay Singh and Retief Goosen.
In 2007, he was also the winner of the Deutsche Bank Championship. He was paired with Tiger Woods and ended up beating him. It is only the second time in his lifetime that he beat the latter when they were paired together.
He is also one of five golfers in the world who has shot 59 in a single competition. The other four being, Annika Sörenstam, Al Geiberger, David Duval and Chip Beck.
He has been a runner-up in the major league a record 11 times, a close second to Jack Nicklaus who has done so 19 times.
Awards & Achievements
The list of awards won by Mickelson is endless.
He has 42 PGA tour victories under his belt. He has won major championships five times in his life.
He has been a Member of the U.S.Ryder Cup Team in 1995, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016.
He has also been a member of the U.S. Presidents’ Cup Team in 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017.
He holds the distinction of being only one of the three golfers in the world who has won the NCAA Championship and the U.S. Amateur Championship.
Net Worth of Phil Mickelson
Phil’s net worth at a whopping $365 million dollars. The primary source of his income is, of course, his victories in various Golf Championships and Major Leagues.
He also makes a significant amount of money off his brand deals with the likes of Barclays, Exxon, and Rolex.
Phil Mickelson may not be at the top of his game but that does not make him any less of a popular figure in the field of Golf. His success is too many to count. What is unique about him is that he is one of the few left-handed Golfers who has earned such astonishing successes. In fact, he is second in popularity only to Tiger Woods. At the peak of his career, he was one of the best Golf players the world had seen. His career high has been second in the world for many years.