Is Phil Mickelson the new face of the PGA Tour?
A PGA Tour official gave the diplomatic answer.
Phil Mickelson was flattered, but also wouldn’t bite.
With the events of the past six months involving the downward spiral of Tiger Woods’ personal life and Mickelson’s daredevil Masters victory – and the emotional scene with his wife, Amy, after closing out his fourth major championship – it’s time for the question to be asked.
Is Mickelson now the positive face of the PGA Tour – especially because he could replace Woods as the world’s top-ranked player by winning The Players Championship this week, coupled with a Woods finish outside the top five?