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Phil Mickelson out of top-100 ranking, first time since ’93

It’s been almost three a long time since Phil Mickelson was not a top-100 ranked golfer.

Mickelson didn’t play within the Arnold Palmer Invitational this week and fell out of the Official World Golf Ranking top-100 gamers for the first time since 1993. It is a report span of 1,425 weeks.

He is ranked No. 101 in the latest rankings after beginning the 12 months at No. 66. The 50-year-old star has performed in 45 occasions, fewer than most of the expertise above him within the rankings. In the 4 official worldwide begins, he is missed the lower twice (American Express, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am) and completed tied for 53rd within the different two competitions.

His one PGA Tour Champions occasion in Tucson final month didn’t depend towards world-ranking factors. Mickelson completed tied for twentieth, missing out on making it a record three straight wins in three tries on the circuit.

Mickelson’s time as top-100 golfer

Phil Mickelson sighs at his club.

Phil Mickelson dropped out of the top-100 rankings for the first time since 1993. (Steph Chambers/Getty Images)

Mickelson joined the world rankings as an novice in 1990, via ESPN, by ending nineteenth on the Northern Telecom Tucson Open. He was ranked No. 540 in his debut on the checklist.

The 44-time PGA Tour winner first entered the top-100 in 1993 when he gained the International match. It was his second PGA Tour victory and he by no means seemed again down. He has by no means been ranked No. 1, however was locked at No. 2 for 270 weeks. All of these second-place rankings had been behind Tiger Woods.

Mickelson is a five-time main champion winner and a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. He mentioned earlier this 12 months if he did not play properly early on he would “start to re-evaluate things” and “perhaps play a number of extra occasions on the Champions Tour,” per Golfweek.

His final victory is on the 2019 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. He is scheduled to play on this week’s Players Championship in Florida at TPC at Sawgrass.

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