Phil Mickelson opted for a questionable shirt choice at the opening round of the Players

‘He should have stayed in the office’: Phil Mickelson hammered on social media for his dodgy dress shirt after nightmare start at TPC Sawgrass

  • Phil Mickelson carded a seven-over par first round in the Players Championship
  • The five-time major winner was singled out for wearing a dress shirt to play
  • In the searing heat of Florida, Mickelson insisted the the shirt was comfortable

Phil Mickelson’s shirt choice in the opening round of the Players Championship certainly copped some stick.

His much-maligned dress shirt drew comparisons with Jerry Seinfeld and looked more akin to a dad heading home from the office than a professional athlete competing on the biggest stage.

The five-time major winner endured a brutal first round and carded a seven-over-par 79, playing alongside his great rival Tiger Woods. But the shirt caused so much of a storm he was asked almost exclusively about his sartorial decision rather than his horror finish at TPC Sawgrass.

Phil Mickelson opted for a questionable shirt choice at the opening round of the Players
Phil Mickelson opted for a questionable shirt choice at the opening round of the Players

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