Phil Mickelson has a few days this week.
He became the oldest golfer to win a major when he picked up the PGA Championship on Sunday, and he was later named a participant in Capital One’s The Match and will team up with Tom Brady. to compete with Aaron Rodgers and Bryson DeChambeau.
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And yes, Mickelson competed in the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Golf Course. in Fort Worth, Texas
The 50-year-old didn’t have a great first-round performance, he finished 3-over par and was far from the lead, Jordan Spieth leading the first round with a score of seven-under par.
Mickelson certainly wasn̵7;t worried about his performance.
MICKELSON TRYING TO FOCUS ON THE COMMUNITY AFTER HISTORICAL PGA VICTORY
“Yeah, I’m not playing well,” he said, “but I won the PGA, so”
Mickelson won the Colonial races in 2000 and 2008, however, this time he missed 9 of 14 fairways. It had a disappointing start to the day. In particular, winning the PGA Championship was successful.
“It was almost as if I was trying too hard. And I’m not just calm and let it happen. And I was a little irritated,” he said. “It’s like I couldn’t calm down in the same frame of mind.”
Mickelson admitted he struggled to hit the fairway even as he was comfortable with 15-20 mph winds.
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“You can’t play in this wilderness. Because after that you have problems with trees. which I have come across many times And I don’t putt well,” he added. “But I won the PGA. So I’ll see if I can turn the situation around tomorrow and focus a little better. There is a little better energy.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.