Phil Mickelson withdraws from PGA Championship and will not defend his title

Summary by Ground News
Mickelson has not played since Feb. 6 at the Saudi International, where he accused the PGA Tour of obnoxious greed. The PGA Championship starts Thursday at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mickelson is the first major champion not to defend his title since Rory McIlroy at St. Andrews in 2015.
Phil Mickelson withdraws from PGA Championship and will not defend his title
13 days ago·Tulsa, United States

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BBC News

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Reuters

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13 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

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CTV News

Mickelson decides not to defend title at PGA Championship

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