Phil Mickelson Has Blocked Paige Spiranac on Twitter and This Could Be Why

Published 11/29/2021, 6:00 AM EST

Somewhere on her rise to popularity, Paige Spiranac has hurt Phil Mickelson’s feelings. Why else would the former professional golfer be blocked by him?

Paige Spiranac reveals she is blocked by Mickelson

Paige Spiranac is a former professional golfer, extremely successful during her college days. She boasts of over 3M followers on Instagram, the most among any golfer. Earlier this year, Mickelson dove into the debate of whether the tournament is called the Open or the British Open.

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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – DECEMBER 07: Paige Spiranac of the United States in action during her practice round as a preview for the 2015 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters on the Majlis Course at The Emirates Golf Club on December 7, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

When Lefty later clarified the same in a tweet, a fan tagged Paige to bring his verdict to her notice. However, unable to view his tweet, it was then that Paige realized, the hall of fame golfer had barred her from his profile.

Here are the tweets by Spiranac which reveal her confusion-

Notably, many golfers on the tour have their reservations about the pro-turned social media personality. She revealed, “A lot of the girls on tour said they don’t want me talking about them or their tournaments because I’m a bad representation of women’s golf,” referring to the nature of her posts.

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Spiranac trolls Phil Mickelson in an Instagram post

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While the reason for this is unclear, we have a speculation as to why Lefty might’ve taken the action. Back in 2018, when she was still a rising Instagram star, Spiranac posted a short video, trolling Mickelson. Even though it was a joke and she had no cruel intentions, many believe this could be the reason why Mickelson still holds a grudge against her. Watch it here for yourself-

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Nevertheless, this could be an honest mistake or something completely different. What is your take on it?

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Ishita Bhargava

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Ishita Bhargava is a Golf content writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing her undergraduate degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, she has a keen interest in sports and fitness. When not playing or watching a sports event, Ishita can be seen spending time with her pets or binge-watching.

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