Phil Mickelson Personal Notes
Started hitting golf balls at 18 months.
Is right-handed in everything except golf. As his father demonstrated right-handed, he followed along left-handed.
An avid pilot, following in the footsteps of his father, Phil Sr., who was a Navy pilot.
With wife, Amy, has been involved with the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, Homes for Our Troops and Birdies for the Brave the last four seasons, helping raise money for these three organizations.
Mother, Mary, was honored as March of Dimes Mother of the Year in November 1998.
First golf-course design project, Whisper Rock, near Scottsdale, Ariz., opened in 2001.
Is the former chair of the American Junior Golf Association.
Attempted a $1 million “KPMG Chip4Charity” shot at halftime of the San Diego Chargers-Denver Broncos Monday Night Football game on Oct. 15, 2012 at Qualcomm Stadium. Missed the shot but earned $50,000 for First Book, a non-profit organization which provides new books for children in need.
Website is philmickelson.com.