The reality is that Mickelson made a statement by skipping this week's BMW Championship. It said: Professional golfers are so pampered, they don't mind damaging the inaugural FedEx Cup because it's not exactly how they wanted it.
After being showered with so much money that about 80 players earn at least $1 million a season, they are biting the hand that feeds.
The approach putt is an all-important shot—finishing near the hole it spares the player all of the holing out anxieties and jerky snatches. ROBERT HARRIS