Golf-Diet and brain training help middle-aged Mickelson to major history

  • Golf
  • Monday, 24 May 2021

FILE PHOTO: May 23, 2021; Kiawah Island, South Carolina, USA; Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the seventh hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson is not the first middle-aged person to change his diet and engage in brain training in a quest to feel and perform better, but he is the first to win a major golf championship after turning 50.

While Mickelson's performance at the PGA Championship might not open the floodgates to a sudden glut of Senior Tour-eligible winners, it at least will provide further evidence to those creeping up in age that it is not too late to pad those career resumes with another major victory.

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