Primary Menu
DUBLIN, OHIO - JULY 16: Phil Mickelson of the United States putts on the 17th green during the first round of The Memorial Tournament on July 16, 2020 at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

When Phil Mickelson was way off the pace this weekend at The Memorial, he decided to execute some creative shots even he would not dare if he were near the top of the leaderboard.

Watch Phil Mickelson attempt a ridiculous 231-foot putt from the fairway

Phil Mickelson has long been one of the most exhilarating players to watch on the PGA Tour, as the 50-year-old is a genius around the greens, and is generally willing to try shots other pros wouldn't dream of. On Sunday at the Memorial, that famous Mickelson creativity got him into a bit of trouble.