Phil Mickelson and his daughter Amanda through the years

&AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 04: Phil Mickelson walks off the ninth green with his daughters Amanda and Sophia and his caddie Jim Mackay during the Par-3 contest prior to the start of The Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 4, 2007 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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Phil Mickelson landed in Philadelphia just 45 minutes before his U.S. Open tee time because he had flown home to be at his daughter Amanda's eighth grade graduation. Phil not only made it in time but he shot an impressive 67 for his first round. Take a look at his close relationship with his daughter Amanda.

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