retracts reference to Billy Walters

May 7, 2019

On June 17, 2018, published an article with the headline “It’s complicated: To understand Mickelson’s controversial actions, you must first understand Phil.” The article refers to Billy Walters as Phil Mickelson’s “bookie,” the accuracy of which Walters disputes.  The court records referenced in the article do not specifically refer to Walters as Mickelson’s “bookie” and has not been able to substantiate the claim. has removed the article and retracts the reference to Walters.