Tiger Woods vs Phil Mickelson Head-to-Head Record: Who Leads the Epic Rivalry

Published 01/10/2022, 5:30 PM EST
AKRON, OH – AUGUST 01: Phil Mickelson (L) and Tiger Woods smile during a practice round prior to the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club South Course on August 1, 2018 in Akron, Ohio. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)


Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are two of the top players currently on the PGA Tour. While Tiger is considered the greatest golfer of all time, Phil is not too far behind himself. However, while Woods has 82 PGA Tour and 15 major championship wins, while Mickelson has 45 PGA Tour and six majors in his career so far. 

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As two of the best, these two golfers have had a slight history together. Fans believe that there was a feud between the two earlier in their careers. However, both Phil and Tiger currently have a good equation and celebrate each other’s success. But what is their record when they are paired together? Let’s find out. 

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Tiger Woods vs Phil Mickelson head-to-head results

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have been playing on the PGA Tour for quite a while now. Phil joined the PGA Tour in 1992, while Tiger did so in 1996. However, they had contrasting careers. Tiger won a major in 1997 and has dominated the golfing world since. As for Phil, he occasionally chipped in with his brilliance and won his first major in 2004. However, when grouped on the PGA Tour, can you guess who has performed better?

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They have been together on 38 occasions, and Tiger has shot a lower round 19 times, while Phil 15 times and they have tied on four instances. Hence, this shows Tiger has had an upper hand in this head-to-head battle so far. 

Breakdown of all 38 encounters between Tiger and Phil

Here are all the 38 occasions where Tiger and Phil were in the same group. 

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Event and year Round Tiger Woods Phil Mickelson 
2020 Zozo Championship Fourth7478
2018 Players Championship Second7173
2014 PGA Championship First7279
 Second7467
2013 Deutsche Bank Championship First7469
 Second6771
2012 U.S. Open First6863
 Second7071
2012 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am First6976
 Fourth7564
2011 WGC-Cadillac Championship Third7072
 Second7471
 First7073
2010 BMW Championship Fourth7067
2009 Masters Fourth6867
2008 U.S. Open Second6875
 First7271
 2007 Deutsche Bank Championship Fourth6766
 Second6464
 First7270
 2006 PGA Championship Second6871
 First6969
2006 Ford Championship at Doral Third6872
 2005 Ford Championship at Doral Fourth6669
2003 Buick Invitational Fourth6872
2002 Tour Championship Fourth7069
 First7170
2001 Masters Fourth6869
2001 Players Championship Third6672
2000 Tour Championship First6867
2000 WGC-NEC Invitational Third6769
2000 Buick Open Third 6765
1999 U.S. Open Third 7273
1998 Nissan Open Second7376
 First6867
1997 Tour Championship Second6872
1997 NEC World Series of Golf Second7272
1997 PGA Championship Fourth7575
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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media from HR College, Mumbai. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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