Phil Mickelson and his daughter Amanda through the years

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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AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 06: Phil Mickelson walks with his daughter, Amanda, during the Par-3 contest at The Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2005 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - AUGUST 15: Amanda Mickelson hugs her father, Phil Mickelson in front of a mass of photographers after Phil won the 2005 PGA Championship on August 15, 2005 in Springfield, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

21 May 2000: Phil Mickelson walks with his wife Amy and daughter Amanda during The Colonial at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.Mandatory Credit: Harry How /Allsport

+AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 11: Phil Mickelson's wife Amy (2nd R), his son Evan (L), daughter Amanda (2nd L) and daughter Sophia (R) celebrate his three-stroke victory to win the 2010 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2010 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

1 Jul 2001: Phil Mickelson's wife Amy and daughter Amanda watch Phil during the final round of the Canon Greater Hartford Open at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire/Allsport

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - AUGUST 15: Phil Mickelson hugs his daughter, Amanda, after winning the 2005 PGA Championship with a 4-under par 276 on August 15, 2005 in Springfield, New Jersey. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

CROMWELL, CT - JUNE 23:?Phil Mickelson walks onto the 18th green for the trophy presentation with daughter Amanda after winning the 2002 Canon Greater Hartford Open on June 23, 2002, at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. (Photo By Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

;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)

DULUTH, GA - APRIL 4: Phil Mickelson poses with his daughter Amanda and his trophy after defeating Rich Beem on the fourth playoff hole to win the Bellsouth Classic at the TPC at Sugarloaf on April 4, 2005 in Duluth, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 06: Phil Mickelson talks to his daughter, Amanda, during the Par-3 contest at The Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2005 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

!AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 05: Phil Mickelson walks with his daughter, Sophia (R) and Chris DiMarco's daughter, Amanda (L) during the Par three contest prior to the start of The Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2006 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 06: Phil Mickelson talks to his daughter, Amanda, on the fourth green during the Par-3 contest at The Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2005 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

5AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 09: Phil Mickelson's daughters, Sophia and Amanda (L), wait before their father is presented with the green jacket for winning The Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2006 in Augusta, Georgia. Mickelson won with the score seven under. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

&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)

&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)