Mickelson misses US Open to attend daughter's graduation


Phil Mickelson has finished second at the US Open on six occasions

Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from the US Open to attend daughter Amanda’s graduation.

The tournament is the only major the 46-year-old American has not won.

Thursday’s US Open first round at Erin Hills in Wisconsin is on the same day as the ceremony in California.

In the build-up to the tournament, Mickelson told the New York Times: