How Phil Mickelson became internet gold without tweeting a word

Sharon Wong

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Phil Mickelson’s lovable uncle persona might have you wondering if he even knows what a photobomb is, much less how to makeĀ one. But here, he executes a perfect example with loads of panache and swagger on Thursday at the Honda Classic. He didn’t flash these two selfie lovers his trademark thumbs-up, but we really don’t think he needed to. Just that unmistakeable grin was quite enough. And he has good reason to smile too, having clocked in a one-under-66 at his opening round at the PGA National. Viva Lefty.