The Links: Phil Mickelson will only keep $400,000 of $1.1 million check

Phil Mickelson won't keep most of his check from the Phoenix Open. (GettyImages) 

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After paying taxes and his caddie Mickelson will keep an estimated 37 percent of the $1,116,000 he won on Sunday. (Golf)Phil Mickelson will likely be able to keep only $410,000 of the $1.1 million he earned on Sunday:

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Love this ultimate match-play fantasy bracket from Golf Channel. Jack Nicklaus vs. Bobby Jones and Ben Hogan vs. Tiger Woods. (Golf Channel)Haha, this is great -- the many thumbs up of Phil Mickelson. (Yahoo)

Great post here by Shane Bacon on what's to come for Mickelson. I agree with every point. (Yahoo)

I honestly wonder what Phil's "offseason training" consists of. (Golf Channel)

Keegan Bradley on the anchored putter ban: "It’s still very much up in the air." (Golf Channel)

Will Mickelson's Phoenix Open win translate to another green jacket? (Augusta Chronicle)

Yes, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have the PGA Tour rolling right now. (USA Today)

An interesting take on the Golf Channel's spotlight coverage. (GolfWeek)

Mickelson is wicked good when he ranks No. 1 for the week in greens in regulation. (PGA Tour)


Padraig Harrington and Charl Schwartzel will play the Malaysian Open with Luke Donald. (Reuters)Graeme McDowell isn't worried about Rory McIlroy's play. And he shouldn't be. (Golf Channel)


Very strange golf shoe released by Vibram Fivefingers. (GolfDigest)Kind of weird: David Duval is once again a Nike athlete. (Golf Channel)

Top 40 public golf courses. (Golf Channel)


Just like to have fun on and off the course RT @timlmay: @rickiefowlerpga so I guess you're not really serious about your golf careerFrom the "fans take this stuff way too seriously" archives.

Zach Johnson skiing.

This killed me.

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Shots of the week from the Phoenix Open:

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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