Byline: Mark Cardon
More than most golfers, Phil Mickelson knows how fame can be fleeting.
Last year, he finished out of the top 30 for the first time in 11 years and watched everyone else receive most of the attention. This year has been completely different. He won the Masters, finished second in the U.S. Open and was third in last week's British Open.
After winning the Masters, his time-management skills were tested. Jay Leno called, so did David Letterman and Bob Costas. Lefty obliged.
"These opportunities don't come along very often, so you try to take advantage of them," said Mickelson on Wednesday, during a conference call for the …