Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus lead responses to Phil Mickelson’s notable PGA Championship win
Tiger Woods was among those Sunday who complimented Phil Mickelson on his noteworthy PGA Championship triumph.
Woods tweeted it was “truly inspirational” to watch Mickelson become the oldest golf player to win a major championship.
Tom Brady, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers genius, was tweeting during the PGA Championship about Mickelson’s marvelous shots. He added on his Instagram Stories an image of Mickelson and the display strolling to the green on the eighteenth opening and stated, “The thrill of victory and inspiring for us all.”
Jack Nicklaus additionally came out with a video on his social media to congratulate Mickelson.
“Fantastic golf this week at Kiawah,” the legendary golfer said. “You played great, you didn’t make any dumb mistakes, which is the whole key to winning major championships. There is something strikes me; 50-years-old is older than 46. Well done my friend.”
Others followed up their own tweets.
The 50-year-old became the oldest golfer to win a significant when he asserted the PGA Championship. The past record was held by Julius Boros, who won the 1968 PGA Championship at 48 years of age.
Mickelson wrapped up his 73 with a par on the 72nd hole as the fans ejected with wild cheers at the Ocean Course. After effectively hitting the winning putt, Mickelson brought his arms up in festival and embraced his brother, Tim, who was his caddie.
Mickelson completed at 6-under 282 for the competition.
Louis Oosthuizen and Brooks Koepka tied for second place. Oosthuizen got done with a 73 and Koepka, who held the lead after the first hole, gotten done with a 74.