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Phil Mickelson's calves are the most improbable golf trend electrifying the Internet—but we're really impressed

The PGA Tour's new rule, announced on Monday in Mexico and Puerto Rico, allowing players to wear shorts during practice rounds and pro-ams, has already had an expected result. Phil Mickelson's calves are now trending on social media—who knew Lefty's legs would have the Internet buzzing?


Thanks to the PGA Tour for freeing Phil Mickelson’s sculpted calves

Big news dropped for PGA Tour golfers on Monday (and no, we're not being sarcastic here): Players will be able to wear shorts for practice and pro-am rounds. That will allow players' lower limbs to breath before they have to be put under pants again during tournaments. Judging by the reaction by gol


Phil Mickelson responded to new PGA Tour rule with a photo of himself in shorts and people can't stop staring at his calves

The PGA Tour approved a new rule that will allow golfers to wear shorts during practice rounds and Pro-Am events. Phil Mickelson voiced his approval of the new rule with a photo on social media of himself in shorts.


Pebble Beach's famed Lone Cypress loses a limb in recent storms

The Lone Cypress on 17-Mile Drive in Pebble Beach is a historic icon and a ubiquitous symbol at the Pebble Beach Resorts, its silhouette featured on the company logo as well as the 2019 U.S. Open logo.


Mickelson, Tiger learn WGC-Mexico Championship groupings

Mickelson claimed his 44th PGA Tour title at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am last week and will be participating in his 600th event on the circuit at Club de Golf Chapultepec. Tiger Woods, a 14-time major victor, is paired with Mexico's Abraham Ancer and American Bryson DeChambeau in the first two rounds of


Mickelson's 600th start a milestone in a career overrun with milestones

MEXICO CITY – If a skinny 17-year-old Phil Mickelson could see himself now. Although knowing Mickelson, he would probably offer some subtle jab about not having won a U.S. Open with that boyish smile that defines Lefty to this day.


Mickelson has 'rough' idea of pre-Masters schedule

MEXICO CITY – Last week in Los Angeles, Phil Mickelson suggested he might skip The Players, an event he won in 2007. On Wednesday in Mexico, however, he seemed to be leaning toward adding the PGA Tour’s flagship event to his schedule.


Phil Mickelson’s US Open bid set up for happy ending at Pebble Beach

Phil Mickelson owns one of the most celebrated CVs in world golf and the left-hander gave it another record-breaking update on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula two weeks ago. By capturing the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am yet again, he joined Mark O’Meara as the event’s only five-time winner.


J.B. Holmes rallies on a marathon Sunday to take the title at the Genesis Open

After a bizarre few hours, the finish to J.B. Holmes' fifth career PGA Tour victory at the Genesis Open was a bit anticlimactic. But that was a welcome feeling for Holmes, who hit the fairway and the green at Riviera Country Club's difficult 18th hole and two-putted his way to a one-shot win over Ju


Look: Phil Mickelson's calves have become a viral sensation, should have their own social media account

Golf star Phil Mickelson is one of the biggest stars of his generation, as he and Tiger Woods have gone toe-to-toe in some of the most renowned tournaments over the years. Speaking of big, Mickelson must have been spending a lot of time working out legs in the weight room over the past year or two,


Phil Mickelson’s Chiseled Calves Are Going Viral And Johnny Drama Is Somewhere Salivating

The PGA Tour approved a change in their Player Appearance guidelines that allowed for players to wear golf shorts during practice and pro-am rounds in Naucalpan and Puerto Rico on Monday. The tour required shorts to be knee length, tailored, and neat in appearance.


Watch: Phil flops it over grandstands at Riviera's 18th hole

Grandstands in the way? No problem for Phil Mickelson. After hitting his approach shot right of right on Riviera's 18th hole Saturday during his second round of the Genesis Open, Mickelson decided it best not to take relief near the third tee box – even with the grandstands sitting between he and th


Phil Mickelson’s glorious calves, J.B. Holmes’ glacial pace, and one tour pro's creative way to combat slow play

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we're impressed by the power of Golf Twitter. Within a matter of days, Matt Kuchar was shamed into paying an extra $45,000 to the caddie who helped him win in November, and J.B. Holmes was shamed into, well, nothing actually. But boy, did he get roasted


Phil Mickelson, Justin Thomas resume rivalry at WGC-Mexico Championship

Justin Thomas lost out to Phil Mickelson at the WGC-Mexico Championship past year but will join him and Dustin Johnson at the tee. The fallout of J.B. Holmes' elongated victory in the 2019 Genesis Open has yet to fully settle, but the PGA Tour is on to Mexico this week.


Why is a Masters champion playing on the Web.com Tour?

• • • The query arose two weeks ago when Weir’s name popped up on the Panama Championship leader board, fueled by a first-round 66. You’re excused if you did a double-take at the sighting, or believed this was a case of mistaken identity, that another Mike Weir was working his way up the ranks.


World Golf Championship: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, Brooks Koepka headline featured groupings

The PGA Tour released a list of four featured groupings Monday ahead of the upcoming World Golf Championship in Mexico. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler and Brooks Koepka are a few golfers that will headline at the event, according to the PGA Tour.


Phil Mickelson has monster calves!

Now I know golfers do a lot of walking throughout their career and spend some time in the gym, but Phil Mickelson shocked the world recently when he was photographed playing golf in a pair of shorts...


Twitter freaks out over Mickelson's giant calf muscles

Every now and then, a giant set of calves come along and light Golf Twitter on fire. Who whould've thought that in 2019 those calves would belong to 48-year-old Phil Mickelson?


Phil Mickelson recently used a golf ball invented by St. Louisans to tie career record

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A golf ball used by Phil Mickelson that he used to shoot a 12-under-par 60 in a round of golf recently was invented in St. Louis. Its Callaway's ERC Soft golf ball, and it was invented by local entrepreneur Ray Barrett and Dr. Carl Bassi, who is a professor and director of researc


Watch: Phil Mickelson played one hole and it wasn't boring

So, yes, it rains in Los Angeles. Phil Mickelson was soaked. He hadn't yet played a full hole when the horn sounded, meaning everyone was headed for an early weather delay in the first round of the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club. Even, though the horn sounded, players have option of finishing