White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (WDBJ7) Phil Mickelson will become a member of The Greenbrier and serve as The Greenbrier’s Tour Ambassador, the sporting club announced Saturday.
Mickelson will be a design adviser for The Greenbrier Course, which is being renovated after damaging floodwaters in June. Additionally, Mickelson will help promote the new Oakhurst community, which includes the new mountaintop course that’s currently under construction and designed by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Lee Trevino.
Mickelson joins golf professional emeritus Lee Trevino and fellow Greenbrier member Bubba Watson at the sporting club.
Mickelson, 46, has been playing golf professionally since 1992 and has 51 professional wins, including three Masters Green Jackets and one title each from the PGA and the Open Championships. He joined the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2012 and he has the ninth-most PGA Tour victories with 42.
Mickelson will make his fourth appearance in The Greenbrier Classic in July of 2017. He played in 2011, 2012 and 2013.