First Phil showed off his dance moves. Now he's joined Twitter.
Mickelson, the five-time major champion, tweeted for the first time on Wednesday morning. His first tweet couldn't have been better: An excited Phil included a GIF of his double wink.
Not long after tweet No. 1, Mickelson added another.
I am about to tee off in the Pro Am for the Northern Trust. Excited to start and excited to Tweet!— Phil Mickelson (@PhilMickelson) August 22, 2018
Phil's bio: "Husband . Father . Golfer . Lefty."
Mickelson is not only looking for a strong FedEx Cup Playoffs run, but he's also trying to earn a spot on the Ryder Cup team. The eight automatic spots are set, so U.S. captain Jim Furyk has four captain's picks to make. Mickelson was No. 10 in the final Ryder Cup standings.
He has a long history at the Ryder Cup. Mickelson has played in the last 11 Ryder Cups, going back to 1995.
With Phil officially joining Twitter, the golf world started having some fun.
Hoping for less of and more of from Twitter Phil. pic.twitter.com/ZEWIue3E9R— D.J. Piehowski (@DJPie) August 22, 2018
Phil Mickelson is on Twitter?!? pic.twitter.com/KzcFpC0IPf— Troy Blamer (@TroyBlamer) August 22, 2018
Phil Mickelson getting a Twitter account a month before the Ryder Cup is at least one of my media wishes granted, perhaps, by a genie. pic.twitter.com/V2H3fFZuuZ— Kevin Van Valkenburg (@KVanValkenburg) August 22, 2018
Welcome to the twitter universe Phil us 48 year old golfers have to stick together on here #bigukfan— Rob wells (@rwhulkster) August 22, 2018