Phil Mickelson Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$400 Million|
|Salary:||$30 Million Per Year|
|Real Name:||Phil Alfred Mickelson|
|Date of Birth:||16th June 1970|
|Age:||52 years old|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.85 m)|
|Updated:||17th June 2022|
As of 2022, Phil Mickelson has an estimated net worth of $400 million with earnings over $90 million in tournament prizes. This is his total career earnings to date.
Phil Mickelson is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments on the PGA Tour. Including four majors, three Masters Cups, two U.S. Opens, and five PGA Championships.
He also has 14 top-10 finishes in major championships, including a T-2 at the 2002 British Open. According to CBS Sports, he is currently ranked 60th among the best golfers in the world. Let’s explore Phil Mickelson net worth, career, and the controversy that surrounds him.
Philip Alfred Mickelson was born on June 16, 1970, in San Diego, California. He grew up in San Diego with his father, Phil Mickelson Sr, an Airline Pilot and former Naval Aviator, and his mother, Mary Mickelson.
When Phil was a child, his grandfather Alfred Santos took him to Pebble Beach Golf Links, where he was a caddie. While there, Phil got his first insight into golfing.
Although Phil got introduced to golfing as a child by his grandfather, he began golfing under his father’s instruction before starting school. As a commercial pilot, Phil Sr’s work schedule allowed him and his son to play golf several times a week in their backyard. This is where Phil learned how to play golf and developed his left-handed swing.
Philip Mickelson attended the University of San Diego High School. His professional golf career began in 1992 after graduating from Arizona State University. To start his career, Phil won many PGA tournaments. Some of which include the Byron Nelson Golf Classic, the World Series of Golf in 1996, and the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in 1998. Phil Mickelson is a master of the golf course.
Below are other golf championships that Mickelson has won:
- Mercedes Championships
- Phoenix Open
- NEC World Series of Golf
- GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic
- Sprint International
- Bay Hill Invitational
- AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
- BellSouth Classic
- NCAA Individual Championships
Fun Career Fact: At the Ford Championship at Doral (2006) during the third round, Mickelson gave a spectator $200 after his wayward tee shot at the par-5 10th broke the man’s watch. He is one of the richest golfers, but he also has a heart of gold.
Phil Mickelson’s Sponsorships
As a pro golfer, sponsorships are a big part of Phil Mickelson net worth. Mickelson earns more than $30 million annually from endorsements. This makes him one of the richest golfers. His partners include VistaJet, Melin, Mizzen+Main, Barclay’s, Exxon, Rolex, and Amgen/Pfizer. In addition to his many sponsorships, Phil Mickelson has partnered with Windmill Golf Group to build golf courses across North America. His most famous one is the Mickelson National Golf Club in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Expect many more golf courses to come. The income from the sale of his golf courses has allowed him to be one of the wealthiest golfers in the world.
Phil and his family lived in La Jolla, California from 1999 to 2012. The home was purchased for $1.65 million, and they sold it for a profit of $2.745 million. Continuing his real estate endeavors, Phil Mickelson moved and lived with his family in Rancho Sante Fe for many years. He bought the 4.45-acre real estate in 2001 and sold it for $5.725 Million.
Phil Mickelson once owned a private jet worth $40 Million. It was a part of his lavish lifestyle. It had two bathrooms, dining areas, and a cooking space. He eventually sold it when he partnered with VistaJet. Mickelson said that the best choice he made after owning a jet for 20 years was selling it. Expressing his stress has been reduced since selling it.
Although Phil Mickelson net worth is $400 Million – living a luxurious life, he has a giving heart. Phil initiates his charitable efforts through the Phil and Amy Mickelson Foundation, which focuses on supporting many youth and family initiatives. The foundation’s mission is to operate exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes.
In 2020, the foundation donated $1 million to 14 Coachella Valley-based charity organizations.
Mickelson Private Golf
Phil Mickelson owns a private gold club in San Diago, California. The golf club is worth $150,000 and has six mini-courses. The private memberships give access to amenities including beverages, unlimited food, invites to corporate membership events, special golf fitness training and more.
Phil Mickelson’s most recent controversy involves the LIV – the Saudi International Golf Tournament. In 2021, Mickelson told the PGA championship that he’s withdrawing from the tournament, to play in the Saudi Arabian event.
Phil Mickelson was quoted saying – “They’ve been able to get by with manipulative, coercive, strong-arm tactics because we, the players, had no recourse. As nice a guy as [PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan] comes across as, unless you have leverage, he won’t do what’s right. And the Saudi money has finally given us that leverage. I’m not sure I even want [the SGL] to succeed, but just the idea of it is allowing us to get things done with the [PGA] Tour.”
Phil Mickelson is trying to use LIV as a leverage tool to negotiate his next contract with the PGA. Many of his friends and golfing colleagues think he’s taking the wrong approach. Also, many of his sponsors have cut ties with him.
World Golf Hall
In 2012, Phil Mickelson was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, along with two-time major champion Sandy Lyle, writer Dan Jenkins, and four-time LPGA major champion Hollis Stacy. Although a great golfer, he ranked No. 2 in the world for a long time, right behind Tiger Woods. He and Tiger Woods are considered by many to be two of the greatest golfers.