Phil Mickelson is an American professional golfer. Phil has been a successful golfer and has won three of the four majors. He had a strong and successful career and has earned almost $800 million. The vast majority of his income comes from endorsements.
Philip Alfred Mickelson was born in San Diego, California, on June 16, 1970. His father was an airline pilot and he was raised in San Diego and Scottsdale, Arizona. He played golf with his father, during his childhood. He earned his graduate degree from the University of San Diego High School in 1988.
Mickelson got admitted into University on a full golf scholarship and started competing on the collegiate level. He won three NCAA individual championships and was considered to be an Outstanding College Golfer of the year. He graduated from college in June 1992.
Mickelson has been a successful player on the golf course. He won his first PGA Tour event, in 1991, when he was only an amateur. His first major success was in 2004, during the PGA tour. Mickelson underwent two sports hernia surgeries but returned triumphantly and recovered quickly.
He missed playing for Waste Management Phoenix Open and played in the Saudi International golf tournament. He has won many PGA events when he was over 40 and participated in the 2005 PGA Championship, 2006 Masters, and the 2010 Masters.
Net worth and Earnings
Phil has an estimated net worth of $400 million. Phil Mickelson has earned over $90 million during his career. His total career earnings are estimated to be $800 million. He earns around $40 to $50 million annually. He receives almost $10 million from salary and tournament winnings and the rest of the income comes from endorsements. Phil has earned over $50 million in endorsements. He is one of the few players who have earned almost $87 million in tournament prizes. Mickelson is ranked on number 2 as the best golfer and has a huge number of tournament winnings. He is a little behind Tiger Woods.
Mickelson has many successful endorsement partnerships and has joined hands with big brands like KPMG, ExxonMobil, Titleist, Ford, Enbrel, Callaway, Amgen, Grayhawk, Rolex, and Intrepid Financial Partners. He endorsed with Barclays and this deal went on for 15 years. Around the same time, he was charged with the title of “relief defendant” in an insider trading case. He earned $9 million and won the championship by defeating Tiger Woods in a matchup.
Mickelson got married to his wife Amy in 1996. The couple has three children. The name of their children is Amanda Brynn (June 1999), Evan Samuel (born March 2003), and Sophia Isabel (October 2001).
Phil and Amy purchased a home for $1.65 million in La Jolla, California. They sold the home in 2012. They sold it for $2.745 million. Phil and his family moved to their California home. They bought another property for $6 million and the home has coverage of 4.55-acre property. They put it for sale in 2008 and sold it for $12.2 million. Phil has bought a new property for an undisclosed amount. His neighbors include Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan.