'Phil The Thrill' Mickelson, The People's Champion In Golf

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Throughout his Hall of Fame career, Phil Mickelson has richly entertained fans with his swashbuckling, sometimes high-risk, approach to golf and his dazzling skills around the green. Nicknamed "Phil the Thrill" by many, the American left-hander is known for being a gambler, both on and off the course, and has long been one of the biggest drawcards in the game. Thrust under a non-sporting spotlight - news late on Friday of a federal probe into possible insider trading involving him, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Las Vegas gambler William Walters - Mickelson was the picture of composed.

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