Six-time major champion Phil Mickelson has reportedly been spending his LIV Golf fortunes on acres of land to build his dream compound.
According to the New York Post, the eventual cost of his luxury home in San Diego, California, will cost upwards of $100m.
Mickelson, 52, recently claimed his net worth is approaching nearly one billion dollars.
To the surprise of nobody, Mickelson was also recently named by Forbes as one of the richest golfers in 2023. Here's the full list.
As for Mickelson, he now is said to own four properties in Rancho Santa Fe.
The report by The Post has detailed how much Mickelson is alleged to have spent over the last two decades on the 20 acres of land.
Mickelson is said to have:
- Bought his first home in Rancho Santa Fe in 2001 for $6m
- Spent $14.1 million on two properties in the area in 2005
- Purchased another four-acre stretch of land for $3.4m in 2005
- In 2020, shelled out another $25m on a four-bedroom, four-bathroom estate
- Has attempted to persuade estate owned by businessman Steven Black to sell up, but to no avail
After stepping away from the game for a few months over his infamous comments about working with the Saudis, he all-but confirmed he agreed a $200m deal to join LIV Golf.
Mickeslon was once again in the headlines last week when it was confirmed the PGA Tour had struck a deal with LIV Golf's Saudi backers.
He was gleeful in the immediate aftermath of the news.
Per The New York Post, Phil Mickelson has purchased four adjacent proprieties in Rancho Santa Fe, working to develop his “dream compound” which will end up costing upwards of 100 million dollars. pic.twitter.com/clzc5Yx6J1— Phil Mickelson Tracker (@TrackingPhil) June 14, 2023
The surprise merger could potentially provide a pathway for him to return to play in PGA Tour events one day.
His suspension from the tour where he has won 45 times sparked a protracted legal battle.
The proposal between the PGA Tour and PIF came with the agreement to end all litigation.
The report by The Post comes as Mickelson is also facing fresh legal problems.
His HyFlyers LIV team have been accused of copying the 20-year-old logo of a skateboarding and lifestyle apparel brand.
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