They at all times say Mom is aware of greatest, irrespective of how outdated you might be and even when her recommendation goes towards your personal catchphrases.
Take it from Phil Mickelson, 51, who won the PGA Championship over the weekend and have become the oldest golfer to win a significant.
That did not cease his mom, Mary, from texting his sister, Tina, some final phrases of knowledge as Mickelson’s round wound down and he clung to a lead. Mary tried to use Tina as a messenger as a result of she knew “Lefty” would not be checking his telephone a lot — and possibly would not pay attention to her within the first place.
“Tina, (text) Philip and tell him to just par in,” she texted. “Don’t hit bombs or activate calves. Just par. They will have to catch him.”
“Hittin’ bombs” and “activate the calves” have been phrases Mickelson has used and popularized in recent times, however with out a lot success on the golf course. He entered the main at Kiawah Island in South Carolina this weekend ranked one hundred and fifteenth on this planet.
“He won’t listen to his mother,” Mary wrote, “(so) you text him.”
Tina responded that she would textual content her different brother Tim, who was caddying for Phil.
“He’s the only one Phil is listening today!” she wrote.
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This article initially appeared on USA TODAY: Phil Mickelson’s PGA championship win came with mom’s funny texts