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On-course mic catches Phil Mickelson mocking himself

Classic Phil Mickelson. If you’re wondering why he’s such a popular figure among so many fans, look no further than the video below.

Mickelson finished third at the Safeway Open, three shots shy of Brendan Steele’s eventual victory. He could well have won, too, were it not for some inaccurate play off the tee: He hit just 15 fairways all week, and just three during the final round.

After hitting his third and final fairway of the round on the 16th hole, cameras caught Phil cracking a joke at his own expense:

“Just take a moment to admire the fact that I just hit a fairway.”

Funny, that’s how most of us feel every time we play golf.

The full video:

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