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Phil Mickelson’s PGA Championship winning Odyssey putter could be on its way to retail

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As far as putters go, Phil Mickelson’s Odyssey Milled Blade “Phil Mickelson” flat-stick may be one of the most admired by amateur golfers.

Golf fans have long been hoping that the blade would make its way to retail, and it appears they may finally get their wish very soon.

On Tuesday, Odyssey hinted on their Twitter that a small-batch release could be in the pipeline to commemorate Lefty’s history-making 2021 PGA Championship victory.

Phil Mickelson quickly responded to the tease from Odyssey, tweeting “I like the idea”, and golf fans were in complete agreement with the 6-time major champion, who gave their seal of approval to the idea under the post.

GolfWRXers, would you be interested in seeing a Mickelson putter release at retail?

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Gianni is the Assistant Editor at GolfWRX. He can be contacted at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @giannimosquito

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  1. Milo

    Oct 14, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    Limited release means overpriced. Not like Callaway releases anything that’s not overpriced.

  2. Gunter Eisenberg

    Oct 13, 2021 at 1:39 pm

    Get a Wilson 8802 putter. It’s the originator of that design and cheaper.

    • Tom54

      Oct 13, 2021 at 4:47 pm

      And probably better anyway. Those things were hard to beat back in the day.

  3. Bobby

    Oct 13, 2021 at 1:13 pm

    As far as putters go, Phil Mickelson’s Odyssey Milled Blade “Phil Mickelson” flat-stick may be one of the most admired by amateur golfers on Tour.

    How many amateur golfers are on tour?

  4. sj

    Oct 13, 2021 at 12:42 pm

    But I’m right handed.

  5. Paulo

    Oct 13, 2021 at 11:52 am

    Will it be available in left hand ?

  6. BD57

    Oct 13, 2021 at 10:44 am

    Query … lefty only?

  7. Drawdy Michael

    Oct 13, 2021 at 9:51 am

    Absolutely IN THE BAG!

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Jason Day opens up on mental and physical demons

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Jason Day’s career has been on a downward trajectory over the past few years, with the former Would Number 1 now in danger of missing out on multiple majors in 2022.

The Australian is ranked 79th in the world and is only exempt for the 2022 PGA Championship, and ahead of the CJ Cup this week, Day spoke frankly about his struggles.

“I’m a different player than what I was five years ago. I’m a different person. I have different priorities. I can’t work as hard as I used to just because of my body, and I’m OK with that.

I’m not trying to do the exact same thing that got me to No.1 in the world. I know that if I did that, I wouldn’t get there because my body wouldn’t handle it. So I’ve got to somehow be able to kind of learn as I go along and try and adapt as best I can.”

Day’s back has been a source of frustration for the Australian, who has had to pull out of multiple events in the past with injuries. Ahead of the CJ Cup, the Aussie revealed that he’d be playing just one more event (after CJ Cup) before January, meaning a long break from competitive golf was on the cards.

“I’m playing this week and I’m scheduled to play the Shootout, and then the next tournament I’ll play is Farmers Open. So I guess that’s three events in five, six months, something like that.

(I’ll be]) focusing a lot on my mind, focusing a lot on my body. Both are very much important, like both body and mind. Trying to work on myself personally, which is something that we don’t do enough of as professional athletes.

So I feel like things are progressing in what they need to do, but, you know, the level — the play that I’m expecting this week, I’m here just to see how things have progressed swing-wise. What that will, you know, produce result-wise will be interesting to see how it goes this week.”

Day also opened up on the stress that returning to his best form has caused him and how he plans to get back competing at a high level while enjoying himself more.

“I guess obviously we all battle demons, you know what I mean, and especially as golfers. It’s such an individual sport even though we do have, as individuals, we do have teams around us, but you’re out there battling yourself.

Try and discover that golf is not the thing that defines me, you know what I mean? If I play bad golf, as long as I give it everything that I can, then it is what it is, the results are the results. Not to always have golf on my mind is what I’m saying. I just don’t need to have that stress and that anxiety of actually going and performing because everyone else thinks I should be performing the way that they should.

So there’s a lot of expectations not only on the golf course on myself, but also have other people around you and whatnot. I feel like these last two years I’ve grown a lot as kind of an individual because I have stopped battling these things and you learn to go, okay, well, I’m either going to quit the game because I don’t want to feel like this and it’s not motivating and I’m struggling with it, or how do I handle it and tackle it head on and be able do it in a healthy way where for the next 10, 15 years, if I want to, I actually enjoy myself on the golf course while competing at a high level.

I think the biggest thing is do I want to climb that mountain again. I’ve got to take it easy and I’ve got to be smart about it because if I’m not smart about it, then it could be short-lived.”

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High school sophomore records a historic 57 in conference championship

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59s don’t come along too often, only 11 have been recorded in PGA Tour history. 58s are even more rare. 57s are practically unheard, but that’s what Macy Pate, a Reagan High School sophomore, recorded in the Central Piedmont 4-A Conference championships on Tuesday.

Pate’s tournament winning and record breaking performance occurred at Bermuda Run Country Club in North Carolina. Pate came out of the gates firing, with a front nine 27. Knowing she needed to shoot one-under par over her final three holes to record a 59, Pate birdied all three.

As the number-one ranked girls player in the state, we should say we aren’t entirely surprised, but 57 is in an entirely different stratosphere. Pate’s historic round shattered the NCSHAA scoring record. We have a feeling we will see more of her in the future.

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99-year-old golfer hits into group ahead, records a hole-in-one

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There’s nothing worse in golf than the group ahead playing at a snail’s pace. With that being said, we do not condone hitting into them as an acceptable solution.

We may be willing to make an exception however for Hugh Brown, a 99-year-old Australian golfer, and instant hero.

On the 145-meter par 3 fifth hole of the blue nine at Indooroopilly Golf Club in Queensland, Australia, with a driver in hand, Brown recorded hole-in-one number two of his golfing career.

The shot was met with yelling from the group ahead, but it was hard to stay mad at Brown for long given that his tee-ball found the bottom of the cup. Check out how it all went down courtesy of 9News Queensland.

Brown’s last hole in one came 38 years ago when he was at the tender age of 61. Just two months away from his 100th birthday, the Aussie legend still plays golf three times a week.

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