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Golfer Phil Mickelson used services of college consulting company implicated in bribery scheme Daily News

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Mar 15, 2019 12:19 AM 1+ week ago

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Phil Mickelson says he might be "more shocked than anyone" to learn that a college consulting company he has used the last three years has been accused of orchestrating a massive bribery scheme.

He said he never contributed to William "Rick" Singer's foundation tied to his California-based company, Edge College & Career Network, but used the service to find the right fit for his children.

"We're not part of this," Mickelson said. "Most every family that has used his company are not a part of it. That's why I think we're all so surprised."

Federal prosecutors said parents paid Singer millions of dollars to bribe their children's way into college. Some of the payouts went to coaches and administrators to falsely make their children look like star athletes, and Singer also hired ringers to take college entrance exams for students and paid off insiders at testing centers to correct students' answers, authorities said.

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