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A few weeks ago, a picture of Phil Mickelson’s calves went viral.

The 48-year-old uploaded a picture of himself practising in his shorts after the PGA Tour relaxed its dress code policy for pro-am and practice rounds.

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Almost immediately, people started commenting on the five-time major champion’s toned legs, including some of his fellow players.

Not one to miss an opportunity to create some social media buzz, Mickelson has decided to launch a five-part series of videos designed to help you get, as he puts it, “calves like Adonis”.

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Part one launched last week and was, well, pretty tame.

Working out in your sleep. That’s commitment to the cause.

Can’t wait to see what part three brings…


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Michael McEwan is the Deputy Editor of bunkered and has been part of the team since 2004. In that time, he has interviewed almost every major figure within the sport, from Jack Nicklaus, to Rory McIlroy, to Donald Trump. The host of the multi award-winning bunkered Podcast and a member of Balfron Golfing Society, Michael is the author of three books and is the 2023 PPA Scotland 'Writer of the Year' and 'Columnist of the Year'. Dislikes white belts, yellow balls and iron headcovers. Likes being drawn out of the media ballot to play Augusta National.

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