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webmaster | 06/02/12

Is the national media so starved for any morsel of information that they might be able to sensationalize, that anything is now fair game?

Phil Mickelson is the latest target.

He is arguably the most respected golfer in the world. And not because of his success in the game. But more because he has always represented himself with utter class and dignity. When he wins, he is so humble that it almost appears he is embarrassed taking the check.

In contrast to golfers like Tiger and some of the new young hot shots whose public displays of arrogance and pompous demeanor seems to reflect that the game owes them something, Mickelson is a throwback...


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