Phil Mickelson set the record of being the oldest golfer with a P.G.A. Championship after winning the championship on the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island on Sunday. It was the sixth major championship of Mickelson who’ll turn 51 next month.
Phil Mickelson becomes the oldest golf champion….
Julius Boros held the record of being the oldest golfer after winning the P.G.A. Championship at the age of 48 in 1986. But Mickelson proved that a golfer can become a champion even at an advanced age. Three months ago, Tom Brady won his seventh Super Bowl title at the age of 43. Two years ago, Tiger Woods also won his fifth Masters tournament at 43.
Phil Mickelson’s golfing career at a glance….
His career spans over three decades and it has been very tumultuous for Mickelson. He was a four-time college all-American before winning his first title as an amateur. At that time, he even couldn’t cash his award.
The first breakthrough for Mickelson came in 2004 when he won the 2004 Masters during the 13th year on the tour. Phil Mickelson was 33 then. After that, … Read the rest