Report: Phil Mickelson recovering from surgery

Phil Mickelson underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia on Oct. 19, a source close to Mickelson told

According to an article from, Mickelson had the procedure three days after the conclusion of the season-opening Safeway Open in Napa, Calif.

“The only thing I know is that the surgery went well,” said the source, who requested anonymity.

When reached for comment by Sunday afternoon, Mickelson’s spokesperson, T.R. Reinman, declined to comment.

The source said Mickelson is recovering but wouldn’t comment on how long the 46-year-old would be out. The recovery time following sports hernia surgery varies but is typically four to six weeks.


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