The U.S. Open has destroyed Phil Mickelson.
The major tournament is notorious for bringing professionals down to Earth. The extremely difficult courses make the pros look like Average Joes. Today Phil Mickelson took that to a new extreme.
The five-tame major champion celebrated his 48th birthday by pulling a stunt you’re used to seeing at Picadome, not at the 13th hole of the U.S. Open.
Phil Mickelson is off the rails. Putting like a four year old out there. pic.twitter.com/doUMMHORNJ
— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) June 16, 2018
It wasn’t a “gimme” and it was still moving. He finished the par four with a score of ten after he was assessed a two-shot penalty, but that penalty is incomparable to the impending lifelong embarrassment.