Mickelson to use Callaway clubs for rest of his career
Phil Mickelson, the US golfer aged 47 who is a five-times major winner, has extended his relationship with Callaway, the golf equipment maker, to use its clubs for the remainder of his competitive career.
Mickelson began using Callaway equipment in 2004 and has won 21 of his 42 PGA Tour titles, including four of his five major championships, using its clubs.
Mickelson said: “Our long association has been hugely important to my career and this extended agreement is a great honour. We’ve enjoyed close personal and working relationships for 13 years and I’m very grateful that it will continue through my playing days and beyond.”
The deal was negotiated by Lagardère Sports, the international sports marketing agency that represents the player.This week Mickelson will represent USA for the 13th consecutive time in the Presidents Cup (between USA and a team representing the rest of the world, outside Europe), and he has played in 11 consecutive Ryder Cups, both US records.