Back at the start of the year, Phil Mickelson made a big admission.
“If I don’t play well early on, I’ll start to re-evaluate things,” he said in January.
Five months later instead of re-evaluating his future he was making history, mobbed by a swarm of fans and hoisting his sixth major championship trophy.
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Only 12 days earlier though, Mickelson was still left with memories of what could have been.
The failures of his past though were not enough to make the 50-year old want to give it all away and instead in a now viral tweet, Mickelson made an emphatic statement.
“I’ve failed many times in my life and career and because of this I’ve learned a lot. Instead of feeling defeated countless times, I’ve used it as fuel to drive me…