Mickelson tells classic Phil story about green jacket

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – Adam Scott took the green jacket he won in 2013 on a victory tour of Australia after becoming the first player from Down Under to win the Masters, while Bubba Watson spent time recently in New York City sporting the iconic garment.

Phil Mickelson, a three-time winner of the Masters, said he would take his green jacket to the golf course for corporate functions armed with one of the best punch lines in the history of the game.

“I would put it in my golf bag and if it was chilly in the morning, I would pull it out,” laughed Mickelson on Tuesday at Augusta National.

“I wouldn't carry three [green jackets] around with me, but I would say, ‘I've got two more if you’re cold.’ But that’s just being rude. You’ve got to be careful who you say that stuff to. Some people can take it, some people can’t.”