Mercedes - (Tiger+Phil) = Surprise?
January, 4, 2006
By Jason Sobel
LAHAINA, Hawaii -- If you've read any of our coverage this week ... or tuned into The Golf Channel ... or paid attention to anything golf, then you've probably heard the news: Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson (as well as Retief Goosen and Padraig Harrington) aren't competing at the season-opening Mercedes Championships. To the casual fan (and even the diehards), it might come as a shock that golf's two most popular figures chose to stay away from Kapalua.