Correspondent Hoon Kwon = Phil Mickelson (USA), who has made great strides with the PGA Tour by moving to LIV Golf, announced on the 31st (Korean time) that he is aiming to win a major tournament within three years.
In an interview with Sports Illustrated that day, Mickelson explained his current situation and his aspirations for this year.
He said, “I will go to all four major tournaments for the next three years.” notified
Mickelson has never played in a major tournament, including the PGA Championship, a title defense match, because he was involved in a turmoil in the process of transferring to LIV golf last year.
In major tournaments such as the Masters, US Open, The Open, and PGA Championship, even LIV golf players are allowed to compete if they meet the requirements.
Mickelson, who won six majors, including three wins in the Masters, has a lifetime right to participate in the Masters, and has already secured the right to participate in the remaining majors by winning the 2021 PGA Championship.
He confidently said, “If I compete in every major event over the next three years, I think I have a chance to win one or two more. He can repeat winning the PGA Championship in 2021.”
“I lost more than 9 kg. I became young again. I am in the best condition for a player my age. I have no pain anywhere. I have become more flexible and faster,” Mickelson said. introduced.
In particular, he added that unlike last year, when he was cluttered, he had the conditions and attitude to fully focus on the game.
Mickelson said, “I’m forgetting last year and clearing my mind. I’ll start the year by focusing again on today.”
Mickelson was banned from the PGA Tour due to his transfer to LIV Golf.
However, he expressed his regret, saying that he would be disappointed if he did not participate in the Ryder Cup. 먹튀검증
With the move to LIV Golf, he effectively lost his chance to captain the 2025 Ryder Cup.
“I love being involved in 13 Ryder Cups, including 12 as a player and 1 as a vice-captain. I’ve had more great experiences than anyone else,” he said. It’s nice to see,” he said.
Mickelson said, “I haven’t seen a single fan who is negative about LIV golf. I met 10 to 12 fans at each tournament, and they all said that LIV golf was fun. I didn’t feel any hostility. Even with the PGA Tour players I was close to. We are still close. Thank you very much to them,” but “I won’t reveal who they are.”
Regarding the recent confrontation between Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) and Patrick Reed (USA), he drew the line, “It’s a matter between the two. I don’t want to interfere.”
Mickelson said, “LIV golf has made a huge difference to golf, whether people like it or not, for better or for worse, and it’s important that people are excited about it,” Mickelson said. A team game that does its best has a positive effect,” he said with optimism about the future of LIV Golf.