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Phil Mickelson world number 1.5?

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by chris cook (U14073832) 01 May 2010
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As Tiger Woods's poor play continues at this weeks PGA Tour event 'The Quail Hollow Championship', Phil Mickelson is taking full advantage of it as he edges ever so closer to the No.1 spot in the Official World Golf Rankings. If Phil finishes in the top 3 this week and wins at 'The Players Championship' next week he will overtake tiger woods, providing tiger finishes outside the top 10. So can Phil do it?

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posted May 5, 2010

have you ever done anything dishonest in your life?

be honest?

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posted May 5, 2010

Dishonest... Yes.

Illegal... Yes.

Of questionable morals and ethics... Every damn day.

Cheating at golf... NEVER!

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posted May 5, 2010

good for you

when did you start playing?

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posted May 5, 2010

It's about four years or so now. So I was never a junior...

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posted May 5, 2010

I have never cheated in a comp at junoir level. i will have not applied the rules properly but not sure that is really the same thing as trying to cheat to lower your score.

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posted May 5, 2010

I can see what you're saying Mystiroakey. If you started young then it can happen. Young lads can be misguided, particularly if they have expectations heaped upon them. It's a learning experience many go through. As teenagers we all do things that we wish we hadn't. If someone got caught 'cheating' at our club when I was a junior it was dealt with by a quiet word. Making an example of a junior doesn't help anyone.

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comment by Diggers (U2300584)

posted May 5, 2010

Strikes me as strange that someone can live their life in a less than honest way at times but yet think they deserve some kind of credit for not nudging up there lie ever so often on the golf course.
Personally I can easily forgive someone a bit of leeway at golf, so many of the rules are just daft anyway, but if I met someone who say made a fortune out of doing people over Id have no time for them whatsoever.


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posted May 5, 2010

it was quite rife.

i remeber my first juniour medal, i was 12

i hit the first in 3 and had a 20 footer or par

i was playing in a group of 4 at the time. and i dint really know them.

one of them said we will have all of our putts.

i thought what??

and holed my putt

the others missed and still took there score.

in the end all of us took 3 shots from the course.

this behaviour continued till i was about 14 in random comps- i got down to 7 at 14 and started playing in the seniour medal- juniours couldnt play together and cheating banished.


i remeber playing a scratch match play game against the instigattor of the first cheating incident(at 17). he came out of the bushes with a titliest 7 not the original titliest 4.

i still beat him by the 12th..

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posted May 5, 2010

I see that my comments about the incidents involving Mickelson and Singh have been removed due to the fact that they involve defamation of those concerned.

BBC. Defamation requires that the person involved did not perform the activity in question. Both Mickelson and Vijay did exactly what was described. This is therefore not defamation of their character but an accurate statement.

If you choose to remove posts on the basis that you are afraid of the potential for yourselves to get involved then I suggest you at least have the cojones to remove the post saying.. 'THE BBC ARE AFRAID TO UPSET THE ESTABLISHMENT'

Muppets.

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posted May 5, 2010

these days it seems like there are removing every other post- it really does wind me up

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