Golden State warrior: Phil Mickelson’s 14 PGA Tour victories in California (PHOTOS)


Phil Mickelson notched multiple numeric milestones Monday with his victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

It was his 44th victory on the PGA Tour, his fifth in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and his 14th PGA Tour victory in California. Before he won, he marked his 500th PGA Tour cut made on Friday.

Here is a look at the 14 PGA Tour golf wins by Mickelson in California in photos.

1993 Buick Invitational

21 Feb 1993: Phil Mickelson walks across the green during the 1993 Buick Invitational at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in Torrey Pines, California. Mandatory Credit: Gary Newkirk /Allsport
(Gary Newkirk /Getty Images)

The then 22-year-old Mickelson wowed his hometown crowd and won the 1993 Buick Invitational by four shots at Torrey Pines. He closed with a 65 for a 10-under-par 278 total.

1994 Mercedes Championships

9 JAN 1994: PHIL MICKELSON TEES OFF ON THE 16TH HOLE DURING THE FINAL ROUND OF THE 1994 MERCEDES CHAMPIONSHIPS AT THE LA COSTA RESORT, CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA. Mandatory Credit: J.D. Cuban/ALLSPORT
(J.D. Cuban/Getty Images)

Mickelson won the 1994 Mercedes Championships at La Costa Resort in Carlsbad in January. He beat Fred Couples in a playoff after finishing tied at 12-under.

1998 Mercedes Championships

11 Jan 1998: Phil and Amy Mickelson pose in a Mercedes during the Mercedes Championships at La Costa Spa and Resort in Carlsbad, California. Mandatory Credit: Harry How /Allsport
(Harry How /Getty Images)

Phil and Amy Mickelson drove off (metaphorically, of course) after he won the 1998 Mercedes Championships. Again, the victory came at La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, California. This time, Mickelson held off a late charge by Tiger Woods and Mark O’Meara with a 4-under 68 in the final round.

1998 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

17 Aug 1998: Phil Mickelson displays his trophy following the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in Pebble Beach, California. Mandatory Credit: Harry How /Allsport
(Harry How/Getty Images)

When Phil Mickelson won at Pebble Beach for the first time in 1998, the event was suspended for six months due to multiple days’ worth of bad weather. Officials gave up on Feb. 2 and play resumed and concluded on Aug. 17. Mickelson trailed co-leaders Tom Watson and Tim Herron by one shot when play resumed in the summer. Mickelson would win the “longest event in PGA Tour history” with a 5-under 67.

2000 Buick Invitational

13 Feb 2000: Phil Mickelson watches the ball after hitting it during the Buick Invitational at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, California.
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Phil Mickelson and his hometown of San Diego would continue their love affair in 2000 and 2001. In the final year of the 19th Century, Mickelson won the the Buick Invitational at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, California. Mickelson would beat Tiger Woods and Shigeki Maruyama by four shots.

2001 Buick Invitational

Phil Mickelson 2001 Buick Invitational
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Lefty was once again the “Boss” at Torrey Pines. He won his second straight Buick Invitational after defeating Frank Lickliter and Davis Love III on the third playoff hole. All three finished at 19-under and beat Tiger Woods by two shots.

2002 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic

20 Jan 2002: Phil Mickelson poses with the trophy as well as his caddie and family after winning the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in La Quinta, California. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images
(Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

We were all young once. Here, Phil Mickelson, his wife Amy, their two children, and caddie Jim MacKay remind us of that fact in this photo taken after the 2002 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in La Quinta, California. On the first hole of sudden death, Mickelson clinched the victory with a stellar approach on the par-5 18th hole to beat David Berganio, Jr.

2004 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic

LA QUINTA, CA - JANUARY 25: Phil Mickelson celebrates his win as he poses for a portrait with his wife Amy and their three children (L-R) two-year old Sophia Isabel, four-year old Amanda Brynn and 10-month old Evan Samuel after the final round of the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic at PGA West on January 25, 2004 in La Quinta, California. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
(Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson won the 2004 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif.,  By this time, he wife Amy had three children: (left to right)  then-two-year old Sophia Isabel, four-year old Amanda Brynn and 10-month old Evan Samuel.

2005 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

PEBBLE BEACH, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Phil Mickelson sits under an umbrella before teeing off on the fifth tee at Pebble Beach Golf Links during the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am National Tournament February 13, 2005 in Pebble Beach, California. Mickelson shot a one over par for a total of nineteen under for the tournament. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson scored a four-shot victory over Mike Weir amid the rain at Pebble Beach in 2005. Mickelson finished at 19-under overall.

 2007 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 11: Phil Mickelson during the fourth round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California on February 11, 2007. (Photo by Michael Cohen/Getty Images)
(Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson won at Pebble Beach for the third time in 2007. He pulled away from the field with a 66 in the final round and would beat Kevin Sutherland by five shots at 20-under.

2008 Northern Trust Open

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA - FEBRUARY 17: Phil Mickelson hits his second shot on #9 during the final round of the Northern Trust Open held on February 17, 2008 at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Chris Condon/US PGA TOUR)
(Chris Condon/PGA Tour)

Lefty found his footing at Riviera Country Club in 2008. He won the Northern Trust Open – now known as the Genesis Open – at 12-under overall, scoring a two-shot victory over Jeff Quinney.  

2009 Northern Trust Open

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Phil Mickelson of USA with the trophy after winning the final round of the Northern Trust Open at the Riviera Country Club February 22, 2009 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
(Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson repeated at Riviera Country Club with a one-shot victory over Steve Stricker. Lefty led by four shots heading into the final round. He eagled No. 1 on Sunday, before slipping down the stretch. Stricker would eventually tie Mickelson before Lefty birdied 16 and 17 to lock down his 35th PGA Tour victory.

2012 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

PEBBLE BEACH, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Phil Mickelson (R) celebrates with his wife Amy (L) while holding the tournament trophy after winning with an eight-under-par 64 during the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at Pebble Beach Golf Links on February 12, 2012 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
(Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson won for the fourth time at Pebble Beach in 2012. Lefty had three birdies and an eagle in the first six holes with Tiger Woods in early pursuit. Mickelson fired an 8-under 64 on Sunday to ice the victory by two shots over Charlie Wi. Mickelson finished at 17-under for his 40th PGA Tour victory.

2019 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

EDITORS NOTE: CAPTION CORRECTION Feb 10, 2019; Pebble Beach, CA, USA; Phil Mickelson celebrates his birdie at the 15th hole during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports
(Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports)

It took an extra day, but Phil Mickelson won for the fifth time at Pebble Beach on the PGA Tour Monday. He defeated Paul Casey by three shots for the 44th win on the Tour. Mickelson’s grandfather was a caddie at Pebble Beach when the course opened 100 years ago. Pebble Beach was also the site of Mickelson’s professional debut. “I have a real sense of gratitude all that this place has done with my family,” he said.

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