Why isn’t Phil Mickelson participating in the Masters?

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Philip Alfred Mickelson, often known as Lefty, is a professional golfer from the United States.

 

Phil Mickelson has 45 PGA Tour victories, including six major titles: three Masters wins, two PGA Championships, and one Open Championship.

 

Phil Mickelson is one of only 17 players in golf history to have won at least three of the four majors, and he has won all save the U.S. Open, where he has finished runner-up a record six times.

 

Phil Mickelson has been ranked in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking for more than 25 years in a row.

 

 

Phil Mickelson has spent nearly 700 weeks in the top ten, has a career-high world ranking of No. 2 multiple times, and is a PGA Tour life member.

Despite being born right-handed, Phil Mickelson is most recognized for his left-handed swing, which he developed by mimicking his right-handed father’s stroke.

 

In 2012, Phil Mickelson was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

 

Why isn’t Phil Mickelson participating in the Masters?

Phil Mickelson has visited Augusta National Golf Club every year since 1994. That will not be the case in 2022.

 

This follows Phil Mickelson becoming caught in a scandal over his PGA Tour criticism and statements he made against the Saudi government while chatting with author Alan Shipnuck about the Saudi Golf League.

 

Phil Mickelson apologized for his remarks, saying he needed “time apart to prioritize the ones I love most and concentrate on being the man I want to be.”

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