Golf: Paige Spiranac rips into Phil Mickelson after he tweets about Sam Ryder’s joggers at Farmers Insurance Open

Golf influencer Paige Spiranac has ripped into six-time Main winner Phil Mickelson for his tweet over Sam Ryder’s outfit on the Farmers Insurance coverage Open final week, and Phil’s spouse Amy copped a drive-by within the course of.

Mickelson was one of many first gamers to benefit from LIV Golf permitting shorts, not like the PGA Tour which bans gamers from carrying them in competitors rounds, the New York Publish reviews.

“The Tour doesn’t enable shorts however does enable this week’s chief to put on joggers with ankle socks?” Mickelson tweeted on Saturday.

“Displaying 4 inches of ankle?

“I’m no vogue man, by no means can be, however there are some issues I received’t ever perceive.”

Spiranac savagely hit again at Mickelson, regardless of being blocked on Twitter, on her “Enjoying a Spherical” podcast.

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“Phil Mickelson even had this tweet saying ‘how will you present 4 inches of pores and skin?’,” she stated.

“If Phil thinks that’s 4 inches, I really feel sorry for his spouse.”

Sam Ryder finally completed 4 strokes behind winner Max Homa at Torrey Pines, adequate for fourth.

“He was displaying possibly an inch of ankle, they weren’t tremendous tight,” Spiranac stated.

“I assumed he seemed good, but it surely simply reveals how extremely irritating golf Twitter could be that they had been so bothered by Sam Ryder carrying joggers.

Spiranac went on to denounce the strict guidelines about golf vogue, including: “If there’s something barely totally different in golf, everybody freaks out.”

Mickelson appears to have extra time on his palms having left the four-round weekends of the PGA Tour, having made a behavior currently of going backwards and forwards with critics on Twitter.

One particular person replied to his tweet about Ryder, saying: “How about you simply fear about enjoying these 3 day captain’s selection tournaments and depart the true golf to the PGA.”

Mickelson replied: “I agree.

“I’ve already received 45 of these PGA thingies.

“They had been fairly simple.

“Captains selection tournaments (LIV EVENTS) are a lot more durable with such stronger fields. I haven’t even received one but.”

The 52-year-old joined the Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour in June, together with plenty of different prime professionals, together with Australia’s Cameron Smith.

Mickelson has not but addressed Spiranac’s feedback publicly.

– This text initially appeared within the New York Publish and was reproduced with permission.

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