Lefty taking Claret Jug for a ride

Phil Mickelson


the British Open last weekend, and the obligatory

victory tour has taken him — and that adorable Claret Jug

— on quite the ride already.

It started Sunday, with the jug being officially indoctrinated

as a member of the Mickelson family shortly after he finished off

the win at Muirfield, in Scotland:

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(Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

By Wednesday, Mickelson had made it back to his native Southern

California. He stopped by the headquarters of his sponsor, Callaway

Golf, looking radical in shorts and flip-flops with the jug in


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Friday, it was off to The Big Apple to ring the closing bell at

the New York Stock Exchange. And look what silver trinket was there

at his side:

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(John Moore/Getty Images)

Pretty nice week for Mickelson and his new son. Wife Amy

approves of this message:

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(John Moore/Getty Images)

Still, Mickelson has a long way to go to get


rowdy in celebration as the Chicago Blackhawks .