Phil Mickelson ‘Lefty’

Phil Mickelson has the nickname ‘Lefty’ because he swings left-handed, this seems fairly straightforward but ‘Lefty’ is actually right-handed. Mickelson learned to swing by facing his father, and by mirroring a right-handed golfer he became a left-handed golfer.

Among fellow players Mickelson is known to be referred to as another nickname ‘FIGJAM’, the meaning of this nickname is shown below. FIGJAM is according to other pro golfers is a reflection of Mickelson’s personality on the golf course and his supreme confidence.


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