Phil Mickelson plans on being in France for the 2018 Ryder Cup — as a player, not as an assistant captain.
The 46-year-old went 2-1-1 at Hazeltine in the role of de facto playing vice-captain, including making 10 birdies to halve his Sunday singles match against Sergio Garcia. He was credited, along with Tiger Woods and captain Davis Love III, with coming up with the game plan that helped the U.S. end a three-match losing skid against the European side, headed by Darren Clarke.
Mickelson has been a mainstay on American teams — Ryder and Presidents Cups — since 1995, not missing one and not needing a wild-card pick to make any of them. The five-time major winner figures there’s nothing that should stop him from making the next two U.S. teams, both at the Presidents Cup in New Jersey next September and in Paris for the 2018 Ryder Cup.
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