Has Phil Mickelson ever been the world number one golfer?

No. Surprisingly, Phil Mickelson has never been world number one.

More about Phil Mickelson

Tiger Woods joined the PGA Tour in 1996 and, to date, has held the No. 1 world ranking for 623 weeks and has won 14 majors. Mickelson has never been ranked No. 1 but has been No. 2 for the most weeks of any player in the history of the sport.

Phil Mickelson is one of 12 players in the history of golf to win three of the four majors. He has won every major except the U.S. Open, where he has finished runner-up a record six times.

In total Phil Mickelson has won 6 Major Championships.

Mickelson has had 27 top-fives in Majors.

At the time of writing he has 44 PGA Tour wins.

Phil was the last amateur to win a PGA Tour title, the 1991 Northern Telecom Open.

He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2012.