Phil Mickelson reveals all of the disgusting details about his surgery

Phil Mickelson had hernia surgery on October 19th, three days after finishing 8th at the Safeway Open. Apparently he is doing “great” and wants to tell the world all about it.

“It wasn’t an outie belly button per se, it just looked like it,” Mickelson told Golf Digest. “It was a walnut-sized hernia behind my belly button. It was no big deal, nor did it affect me when I played. I pushed it back in every minute or so. I couldn’t work out as intensely as I wanted to. That’s all. It didn’t hurt or affect me. It was just annoying.”


“It’s why my belly button stuck out of my shirt all year.”

Phil Mickelson

Thank you, Phil, for the disgusting details about your hernia induced outie.

He added that he’s “all fixed up” now and says he’s ready to start his off-season workout program.

As for returning to competition, look towards the CareerBuilder Challenge in January, as he’s made this his first event of the season two years in a row.

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