Phil Mickelson Factfile
A look at the key moments in the life and career of the new Open Champion Phil Mickelson.
Last Updated: 21/07/13 7:23pm
1970: Born June 16 in San Diego, California.
1990: Wins US Amateur, first left-hander to do so.
1991: Wins first PGA Tour title, while still an amateur, at Northern Telecom Open.
1992: Turns professional.
1993: Wins for first time as a professional at Buick Invitational of California.
1995: September 24 - Makes first of nine Ryder Cup appearances but is on the losing side at Oak Hill.
1996: Wins four PGA Tour tournaments.
1997: September 28 - Again on the losing side in the Ryder Cup at Valderrama.
1999: September 26 - Helps United States win Ryder Cup at Brookline with two points from four matches.
2004: April 11 - Wins first major title at the Masters, carding a closing 69 at Augusta to beat Ernie Els by a shot.
2005: August 19 - Wins second major in USPGA Championship at Baltusrol, finishing a shot ahead of Thomas Bjorn and Steve Elkington.
2006: April 9 - Wins Masters for second time by two shots from Tim Clark.
2008: September 21: Member of winning Ryder Cup team at Valhalla, despite only winning two points from five matches.
2010: April 11: Wins third Masters title in emotional circumstances, embracing his wife Amy, who was battling breast cancer, on final green.
2012: September 30 - Wins three points from four in his record ninth Ryder Cup appearance at Medinah but crucially loses to Justin Rose on final day as Europe secure a dramatic win from 10-6 down.
2013: June 16 - Finishes second to Rose in US Open at Merion, a record sixth runners-up finish in the event on his 43rd birthday.
July 14 - Wins Scottish Open, his first victory in Europe
July 21 - Wins Open Championship at Muirfield with brilliant final round of 66.