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Mickelson sidelined by hernia

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Phil Mickelson (Getty)
Phil Mickelson (Getty)

Arizona - Phil Mickelson faces an indefinite period on the sidelines after undergoing a second hernia operation in the space of two months, his management company has confirmed.

A statement from Lagadere Sports late on Monday said the 46-year-old five-time Major winner was expected to make a full recovery from the surgery.

The operation will not prevent him from serving as a tournament ambassador at the CareerBuilder Challenge in La Quinta, California from January 19-22.

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