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33 Phil Mickelson Quotes on Success (GOLF)

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“I remember when I first came out on tour, it was Greg Norman and Nick Price. We forget how big Norman was, what a presence he was. I remember one of my first tournaments, Greg threw an orange peel down on the ground and some fan ran over and grabbed it. ‘This is Greg Norman’s orange peel!'”

Phil Mickelson
That ability to control your thoughts ultimately will lead to success whatever your line of work is, because you have to be able to see what you want to have happen.
That ability to control your thoughts ultimately will lead to success whatever your line of work is, because you have to be able to see what you want to have happen.
The object of golf is not just to win. It is to play like a gentleman, and win.
The object of golf is not just to win. It is to play like a gentleman, and win.
Visualizing and mental preparation is every bit as effective as physical preparation.
Visualizing and mental preparation is every bit as effective as physical preparation.
You cannot play fearful. Playing golf with fear is a recipe for failure.
You cannot play fearful. Playing golf with fear is a recipe for failure.
I would rather try a shot to win than play safe and finish second.
I would rather try a shot to win than play safe and finish second.
The belief that I could still do it, inspired me to work harder.
The belief that I could still do it, inspired me to work harder.
The more you study the course, the more you appreciate what a great test it is.
The more you study the course, the more you appreciate what a great test it is.
I don’t think my style of play is what has prevented me from winning major championships. I think that execution has been more of a factor.
I don’t think my style of play is what has prevented me from winning major championships. I think that execution has been more of a factor.
Instead of feeling defeated countless times, I’ve used it as fuel to drive me to work harder. So today, join me in accepting our failures. Let’s use them to motivate us to work even harder.
Instead of feeling defeated countless times, I’ve used it as fuel to drive me to work harder. So today, join me in accepting our failures. Let’s use them to motivate us to work even harder.

12 Phil Mickelson Quotes to Inspire Success

“I’ve never really been motivated extrinsically, like material things outside. Intrinsically is what I am motivated by, my own challenges, trying to do things others can’t or haven’t or those types of challenges are what motivate me.”

Phil Mickelson
The greater the challenge, the more motivated I am.
The greater the challenge, the more motivated I am.
I’m going to continue to make it a lifestyle change, I’m going to continue to eat better, eat less, work out more, just stay committed to it.
I’m going to continue to make it a lifestyle change, I’m going to continue to eat better, eat less, work out more, just stay committed to it.
Changing would not give me the best chance to win. I need to have fun. I need to attack.
Changing would not give me the best chance to win. I need to have fun. I need to attack.
What I have found is that my life in general has been more fulfilling. To be able to influence an individual’s life and on who they become as a person is a very rewarding feeling.
What I have found is that my life in general has been more fulfilling. To be able to influence an individual’s life and on who they become as a person is a very rewarding feeling.
I am very inspired by Tom Brady, he is a big motivation because of how hard he works to be the best, and to elongate his career.
I am very inspired by Tom Brady, he is a big motivation because of how hard he works to be the best, and to elongate his career.

Arnold wrote a note saying, ‘Listen, that style of play won me a number of tournaments. It’s already won you a number of tournaments. Stay with it. Don’t be changing anything.’ That meant a lot.”

Phil Mickelson
I’ve failed many times in my life and career and because of this I’ve learned a lot.
I’ve failed many times in my life and career and because of this I’ve learned a lot.
There is no reason why at an older age you cannot be at your best, it just takes a little more work.
There is no reason why at an older age you cannot be at your best, it just takes a little more work.
We both struggled today, fortunately I’ve got my instructor here and I ’m going to get a little practice session in and try to get this right.
We both struggled today, fortunately I’ve got my instructor here and I ’m going to get a little practice session in and try to get this right.
I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life.
I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life.
I try to respect everybody out here: players, caddies, fans, media.
I try to respect everybody out here: players, caddies, fans, media.

11 Phil Mickelson Quotes on Golf and Winning

“I love competing against the best players. I have a huge challenge, and that’s to win a U.S. Open and complete the Grand Slam. I enjoy that challenge. Every year it comes around, I get excited to try to conquer that opportunity. I love it.”

Phil Mickelson
The difference between like the #1 guy and the 50th guy on tour let’s say, a lot of it has to do with his ability to visualize to see shots before it happens.
The difference between like the #1 guy and the 50th guy on tour let’s say, a lot of it has to do with his ability to visualize to see shots before it happens.
So, a lot of people have the ability to execute the shot, but if you can’t see the shot you’re trying to execute, you’ll never be able to hit it.
So, a lot of people have the ability to execute the shot, but if you can’t see the shot you’re trying to execute, you’ll never be able to hit it.
It’s an amazing feeling to be the winner and to be able to hold this trophy.
It’s an amazing feeling to be the winner and to be able to hold this trophy.

“My style of play won’t ever change, because I enjoy that aggressive style of golf. It allows me to play my best. When I attack pins, I stay more focused. I get more into the shot and, consequently, I get more out of the shot and out of my game by playing aggressive.”

Phil Mickelson
Not winning made it the worst year of my career, it was a bad year statistically in all areas.
Not winning made it the worst year of my career, it was a bad year statistically in all areas.
The winner of this tournament doesn’t just win a major. He become a part of the history of the game.
The winner of this tournament doesn’t just win a major. He become a part of the history of the game.
I think it’s more than whether or not you win or lose. It’s having that opportunity on that final round, final nine, to come down the stretch with a chance to win.
I think it’s more than whether or not you win or lose. It’s having that opportunity on that final round, final nine, to come down the stretch with a chance to win.
I am going to cherish this tournament as though it is my last, because it very well may be, but hopefully not.
I am going to cherish this tournament as though it is my last, because it very well may be, but hopefully not.
I won’t accept it, so, I am either going to get in the field on my own, or I’ll have to try to qualify. I’m not going to take a special exemption.
I won’t accept it, so, I am either going to get in the field on my own, or I’ll have to try to qualify. I’m not going to take a special exemption.

“The only way to win tournaments is with the short game. Over half your shots our here are within 30 or 40 yards. Ballstriking is where I’m trying to improve, yes, but more to eliminate big numbers than make birdies.”

Phil Mickelson

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