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:

(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

Callaway Golf Facebook page)

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:

(John Moore/Getty Images)

Pretty nice week for Mickelson and his new son. Wife Amy
approves of this message:

(John Moore/Getty Images)

Still, Mickelson has a long way to go to get

rowdy in celebration as the Chicago Blackhawks