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Phil Mickelson aims for Olympic team

Updated: August 19, 2014, 8:01 PM ET
By Farrell Evans | ESPN.com

PARAMUS, N.J. -- Phil Mickelson has his sights set on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, which will mark the first time since 1904 in St. Louis that golf will be a part of the Games.

"I don't know why it's so important to me but it is," Mickelson said Tuesday at the Barclays. "I want to be a 46-year-old Olympian. So 2015 and 2016 are years I want to really focus on and I want to make sure I'm ready again."

Mickelson arrived at the Ridgewood Country Club for this year's first leg ...

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