Three-time champ Phil Mickelson can blame three blow-up holes for his absence this weekend at Augusta National, while the likes of Keegan Bradley, Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson are shockingly heading home as well.
Phil Mickelson shot 76, one off his high in 21 previous Masters. He made a short-game triple bogey on a hole (No. 7) where he had never made worse than bogey. He made a double bogey at 15, where his third shot spun back into the pond.
Phil Mickelson is scuffling a bit coming into the Masters, but there is something about the landscape here at Augusta National that makes him feel that he can accomplish anything.
Sergio Garcia, Jordan Spieth and Steve Stricker will be among the early players taking aim Friday at first-round leaders Bill Haas and Charley Hoffman during the second round of the PGA Tour's 2014 Shell Houston Open.
Bill Haas and Charley Hoffman each shot 7-under 65 to grab a share of the first-round lead Thursday at the Shell Houston Open while Phil Mickelson went bogey-free en route to a 68.
Phil Mickelson found himself in a sponsor's "shift" out of a pro-am, while David Toms talks about the core of a slump and Stephen Ames' son does him proud as a 14-year-old caddie.
Phil Mickelson is still set to play this week at the Shell Houston Open after withdrawing from last week's Valero Texas Open with a pulled oblique muscle.
With Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson both struggling, the march toward the FedEx Cup has not gone according to popular plan thus far in the 2013-14 season. Our Alex Miceli dissects where the race is at the midway point.
Phil Mickelson withdrew from the Valero Texas Open Saturday, citing a pulled oblique muscle.
Despite a double bogey on his final hole, Steven Bowditch leads by a shot after two rounds of the Valero Texas Open while Phil Mickelson played himself into the weekend Friday at TPC San Antonio.
Phil Mickelson spent plenty of time practicing Wednesday for the Valero Texas Open -- even until his last putt couldn't be seen falling into the cup -- although TPC San Antonio requires different strategy than Augusta National.
World No. 5 Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar have committed to playing before the Masters at next week's Shell Houston Open on the PGA Tour, according to the tournament's website.
Here are the tee times and pairings for the first two rounds of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio's Oaks Course.
World No. 1 Tiger Woods, who won five events during the PGA Tour's 2013 season yet came up short at all four majors, stands atop the odds to win the 2014 Masters.
A more realistic goal for Tiger Woods this week than the WGC-Cadillac Championship trophy at Doral would seem to be health and confidence going into next month's Masters at Augusta.
Tiger Woods will share a tee time with Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson, should Woods' back heal in time, for the first two rounds of the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Thursday and Friday at Trump National Doral's Blue Monster.
Rory McIlroy maintained his 1-shot lead in the second round of the Honda Classic as Brendon de Jonge rose to second, while Tiger Woods sneaks in under the cut and Phil Mickelson MCs. Here are 5 Things to know from the PGA Tour.
The last time Phil Mickelson played at PGA National he was a junior, and the last time he played the Honda Classic, it was 2002, and he had yet to win a major.
Complete tee times and pairings for the first and second rounds of the 2014 Honda Classic at PGA National's Champion course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Rory McIlroy, Charl Schwartzel and Brooks Koepka are three names mentioned often among the expert picks to win or contend at this week's Honda Classic on PGA Tour. Conspicuously absent? Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.
A look at the pair of right-handed shots that Phil Mickelson took during a triple-bogey on Sunday in Abu Dhabi.
A look at the pre-tourmament action at the 2013 PGA Championship.
Our Alex Miceli was front-and-center for the celebration as Phil Mickelson was able to hoist his first Claret Jug.
From John Daly's patriotic pants to Phil Mickelson's first round at Greenbrier, a look at Day 1 in West Virginia.
Phil Mickelson showed up at Fenway Park Thursday evening to throw out the first pitch before the Boston Red Sox took on the New York Yankees. Golfweek was there, too.
Take a look back at the career of Phil Mickelson.
Our David Dusek talks with Callaway Golf's Dr. Alan Hocknell about the golf equipment Phil Mickelson used to win the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield.
Phil Mickelson hits a backward shot.
Check out Phil Mickelson's backwards shot during a practice round at Muirfield.
Take a look at the likes of Phil Mickelson, Paul Casey, Peter Uihlein and Nicolas Colsaerts doing their Happy Gilmore impressions at the Scottish Open.
Check out this video of Phil Mickelson hitting a flop shot over Roger Cleveland at point-blank range.