Phil Mickelson, makes history, Wins P.G.A. Championship at 50 | Daily Current Affairs 2021

Phil Mickelson, makes history, Wins P.G.A. Championship at 50

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2021 PGA Championship

Phil Mickelson minted golf history on 23rd May 2021 by becoming the oldest winner of a major tournament with his victory at the 2021 PGA Championship.

Highlights:

  • He finished two shots ahead of Brooks Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen at Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course, following an excellent final round performance, finishing six-over for the tournament.
  • Mickelson, in winning at age 50 has surpassed the record previously held by Julius Boros, who won the PGA Championship in 1968 at age 48.
  • The victory is the sixth major title of Mickelson’s long and storied career, with his previous PGA Championship coming 16 years ago in 2005.
  • His most recent victory in a major was the 2013 British Open.

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