Phil Mickelson NOT INTERESTED in driving accuracy - JUST DISTANCE!

Phil Mickelson believes driving accuracy on the PGA Tour is "IRRELEVANT" 

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Fri, 22 Oct 2021

Phil Mickelson NOT INTERESTED in driving accuracy - JUST DISTANCE!

Phil Mickelson has told the media that driving accuracy is "irrelevant" out on the PGA Tour Champions. 

Mickelson, 51, is going in search of a fourth victory in just five starts on the over 50s circut at this week's Dominion Energy Charity Classic, which marks the first of three legs in the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs. 

 

 

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For the six-time major champion, driving distance is all he looks at right now. 

"I look at longest, like I try to hit it the farthest out here and I was No. 1 in driving distance," said Mickelson.

"That’s the way I look at it."

"If you want to look at stuff that’s irrelevant, have at it.

"What I’m looking at is distance, I want to hit it, I want to fly it 305 and try to – because I’m a really good wedge player, so if I get wedges in my hand, I’m going to be tough to beat."

 

 

Mickelson was ranked 81st in driving accuracy when he won the Constellation Furyk and Friends earlier this month.

Lefty is said to be testing a couple of different drivers this week, at least according to a fan's question during the Pro Am. 

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