Phil Mickelson reveals he almost benched himself from America's sizzling Ryder Cup start
PHIL MICKELSON revealed he almost benched himself from America’s sizzling start to the Ryder Cup because he has never felt more pressure.
The USA stalwart admits he felt a huge expectation to perform because he’d led the rebellion against 2014 captain Tom Watson that prompted the creation of a task force to revamp their whole team set-up.
But Mickelson resisted the temptation to take himself out of the firing line on the first morning - and went on to play his part in a remarkable 4-0 whitewash of the Europeans in the foursomes session.
That’s the first time in 41 years there was a clean... read more
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