‘Love When Charles Calls Amy My Girlfriend’: When Phil Mickelson and Charles Barkley Reminisced Their Long Standing Friendship

Published 11/18/2022, 8:00 PM EST
Golf – The 2020 Ryder Cup – Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S. – September 24, 2021 Team USA vice captain Phil Mickelson with wife Amy Mickelson on the 18th hole during the Four-balls REUTERS/Mike Segar

Phil Mickelson’s sweet bond with his wife, Amy Mickelson, is heartwarming to watch. The pro golfer leaves no opportunity to confess his love for his beloved wife. In a tweet, a few years back, Mickelson expressed how grateful he is to have Amy in his life.

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Phil Mickelson and his hold on the game of golf is not a saga untold. The pro golfer has had a long history of acing the game, and Amy has been with him through each step of the journey.

Phil Mickelson talks about his wife, Amy Mickelson

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Mickelson and his feelings for his beloved wife, Amy Mickelson, are not hidden from anyone. The pro golfer has time and again expressed his love for the mother of his children.

Maybe the popular saying is true, “Behind every successful man there is a woman.” Through thick and thin, Amy Mickelson has supported the deeply loved Lefty. The duo has been married for 26 years, and share three children together.

They married one another long back in 1996. However, Mickelson once tweeted how Charles Barkley still calls Amy his girlfriend even after so many years of marriage.

Golf – The 2020 Ryder Cup – Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S. – September 25, 2021 Michael Jordan and wife of Team USA vice-captain Phil Mickelson, Amy Mickelson watch the action by the 11th green during the Four-balls REUTERS/Mike Segar

Mickelson wrote, “After 24 years of marriage, I love when Charles calls Amy my girlfriend. On Thanksgiving, she’s by far what I’m most thankful for in my life.”

It is amicable to see the Mickelsons’ love for one another. They have probably set an example of growing together and becoming better versions of themselves.

Mickelson and his wife: What does Phil’s mom think?

Mickelson is probably one of the most popular golfers in the game. He is well-loved by his fans all around the globe. Phil shares the sentiment. But Amy definitely tops the list of people Mickelson loves and for all the right reasons.
Even his mother is well aware of her son’s affection towards his wife. She once chose to let everyone in on this sweet bond.  She said, “Phil is so in love with Amy. He’ll stand there just staring at her like he’s meeting her for the first time, and she’s the same way with him. It’s neat being around them.”

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Oct 26, 2022; Miami, Florida, USA; Phil Mickelson during a press conference before the LIV Golf series at Trump National Doral. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Mickelson also talked about his first encounter with his wife, Amy Mickelson. She was then Amy McBride. It was during a tennis match between the two, where both of them were not in the mood to make things serious. Within a few months, the tables turned, and eventually, the duo ended up getting married to one another.

What do you think about Phil Mickelson and his wife Amy? Share your views in the comments section below.

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Daiemah Malik

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Daiemah is a golf writer at EssentiallySports. Having been writing since the age of 12, she has had a keen interest in Golf. Daiemah admires Nelly Korda and Tiger Woods, and would love to see more women excel in the sport.

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