$400 million worth of Phil Mickelson, once had a classy $40k way to celebrate his big win

Over the years, Phil Mickelson has established himself as one of the most prominent names in the sport. His immense experience coupled with his aggressive playing style helped Mickelson win many titles in his illustrious career. However, similar to other players, a special title that remains the closest to the American star is the Open Championship.

In 2013, after a thrilling competition at Muirfield Golf Links, the world number two tackled to lift one of golf’s most prestigious awards, The Claret Jug. After giving up the pitcher to Peter Dawson, he opened up about the way he celebrated the win. With Mickelson in the picture, it goes without saying, it’s an “extravagant” way to celebrate a win.


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Phil Mickelson drinks $40,000 worth of wine from Claret Jug

Phil Mickelson is known for his larger-than-life lifestyle. Having a net worth of nearly $400 million, the American golfer made sure to spend his earnings in the most luxurious way. This time it was no different. Days before the 2014 Open, the 45-time PGA Tour winner plunged into a conversation with a media house. During the conversation, he revealed that he drank $400 million worth of wine from a jug to celebrate the win.

“I’ve loved having a jug with me for the past 12 months,” He began.

GOLAN, Scotland – JULY 21: American Phil Mickelson holds Clarett Gough’s wife Amy and children Evan, Amanda and Sophia after winning the 142nd Open at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Golan, Scotland. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Moving forward with the conversation, he talked about the importance of the claret flask in a golfer’s life while noting the traditions associated with it.


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“People who know and love the game get a big kick out of it. They really appreciate what it means to hold such a famous trophy. and drink from it. I just let them drink the good stuff of course. There was nothing substandard,” He added as well.

Heading toward the end, he walked down the memorial aisle, recalling his biggest celebration. Drinking a bottle of Roman Conte wine in 1990. “But the best was a 1990 bottle of Roman Conte wine. It wasn’t on my year, thank God. It costs about $40 thousand,” confirmed.


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The accident was just a glimpse into his luxurious lifestyle. Since his debut in 1992, there have been many incidents that prove that Mickelson is clearly the man to live his life. What are your thoughts on his luxurious celebration with a claret jug? Let us know in the comments below.

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