Phil Mickelson and his daughter Amanda through the years

;SCOTTSDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 6: Phil Mickelson's daughter Amanda examines the ceremonial check just won by her father after his first victory of the season in the final round of the FBR Open on February 6, 2005 at the Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/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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