Lefty’s other major wins
Phil Mickelson won his fifth major Sunday at the British Open. His other four major victories include:
Defeated Ernie Els, winning with an 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole. In addition to winning his first major, he also became only the third golfer with a lefthanded swing to win a major, the others being Bob Charles (1963 British Open) and Mike Weir (2003 Masters).
2005 PGA Championship
Mickelson hit a soft pitch from deep greenside rough to within a foot and a half of the cup, and made his birdie to finish at a 4-under-par total of 276, one shot ahead of Steve Elkington and Thomas Bjorn.
Mickelson won his second Green Jacket after shooting a 3-under-par in the final round, defeating Tim Clark by two strokes.
Mickelson won with a 16-under-par score, giving him a three-stroke victory over Lee Westwood.