Posted May 09, 2014

Phil Mickelson Hits Righty on 17th Hole at TPC Sawgrass, Fails

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Phil Mickelson, 2010 Players Championship

Phil Mickelson on TPC Sawgrass’ 17th hole during the 2010 Players Championship. (Chris Condon/Getty Images)

As if the iconic par-3 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass wasn’t hard enough.

During Tuesday’s practice round, Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler decided to have some fun and attempt to hit the island-green playing with their weak hands.

Although he is actually right-handed in everything but golf, Phil Mickelson’s shot left much to be desired, reportedly making a familiar splash in the pond. Johnson and Fowler then borrowed lefty clubs from Phil for their shots, with mixed results.

VIDEO: Watch Phil Mickelson’s mirror-image swing sequence

No matter the outcomes, the trio’s opposite-handed swings looked incredibly natural, an amazing feat as anyone who has attempted to swing a golf club with his weak hand knows.

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Watch the video below, courtesy of Fowler’s Instagram feed.

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7 comments
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Eddie Ray Neaux
Eddie Ray Neaux

If you guys didn't have a photo, couldn't you have at least flipped this one? C'mon guys!

Tom McCubbins
Tom McCubbins

This made me look twice & laugh. This is not a right-handed pic.

Shamsuddin Kassim
Shamsuddin Kassim

To have any chance of winning Phil will have to play right handed.

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