When Tuesday’s information dropped of the PGA Tour merging with LIV Golf, no one had a much bigger thrill on Twitter than six-time main winner Phil Mickelson.
“Superior day in the present day,” Mickelson stated as he re-tweeted a CNBC tweet that shared the breaking information.
For the previous few weeks, Mickelson has gotten into quite a few discussions on Twitter over the rivalry between the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Tour and the PGA Tour.
Mickelson chirped at Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee and Eamon Lynch as each veteran journalists fired again.
The 2021 PGA Champion even attacked Rory McIlroy, the four-time main winner from Northern Eire and vehement PGA Tour supporter.
The left-hander has had fairly the run over the previous few years, as he turned the oldest participant to win a serious in 2021.
In 2022, Mickelson took a depart of absence to deal with his sport and psychological state following his remarks to Alan Shipnuck on the brand new Saudi-backed tour.
Shipnuck proceeded to publish a biography on Mickelson.
Consequently, Mickelson didn’t play at Augusta Nationwide, nor did he defend his PGA Championship title at Southern Hills final 12 months. He as an alternative made his main debut on the Nation Membership at Brookline for the 2022 U.S. Open.
The week earlier than that U.S. Open, LIV Golf held its first occasion outdoors of London at Centurion Golf Membership. Mickelson participated—his first skilled look in 2022.
A 12 months later, the LIV Golf Tour and PGA Tour at the moment are one.
“I need to re-shape how the PGA Tour operates,” Mickelson stated to Shipnuck in 2022.
The six-time main winner has completed that, as males’s skilled golf has modified without end.
Mickelson will get the final chuckle per week earlier than the 2023 U.S. Open.