July 1, 2022

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Phil Mickelson withdraws from PGA Championship amid LIV Golf controversy

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Phil Mickelson withdraws from PGA Championship amid LIV Golf controversy

Phil Mickelson, who grew to become the oldest participant to win a key championship when he won the PGA Championship a calendar year back, has withdrawn from following week’s match at Southern Hills.

Mickelson, 51, has been embroiled in controversy more than his comments about a Saudi-backed rival golf league identified as the LIV Golfing Invitational Sequence and headed by Greg Norman.