Phil Mickelson Parents: Meet Phil Mickelson Sr., Mary Mickelson
Philip Alfred Mickelson is an American professional golfer who plays LIV Golf. He has won 45 events on the PGA Tour, including six major championships: three Masters titles, two PGA Championships, and one Open Championship.
Phil Mickelson was born to Phil Mickelson Sr and Mary Mickelson.
Who is Phil Mickelson Sr?
Phil Mickelson Sr is the father of Phil Mickelson. Philip was an airline pilot.
Mickelson has Portuguese, Swedish, and Sicilian ancestry. His maternal grandfather, Alfred Santos (also Mickelson’s middle name) was a caddie at Pebble Beach Golf Links and took Phil to play golf as a child.
Who is Mary Mickelson?
Mary Mickelson is the mother of Phil Mickelson. Mary Santos on the other hand was a naval aviator.
They both resided in San Diego at the time they had their son, Phil. Phil was raised in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Mickelson began golfing under his father’s instruction before starting school. Phil Sr.’s work schedule as a commercial pilot allowed them to play together several times a week and young Phil honed his creative short game in an extensive practice area in their San Diego backyard.
Mickelson graduated from the University of San Diego High School in 1988.