Phil Mickelson out of Padres group

Updated: December 19, 2012, 4:19 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- All that happy talk about Phil Mickelson becoming part owner of his hometown San Diego Padres was just that -- talk.

Mickelson will not be involved with the group that bought the Padres in August, his spokesman, T.R. Reinman, told The Associated Press on Tuesday night.

Reinman said the pro golfer told friends of his decision before a meeting at Torrey Pines Golf Course on Tuesday night to discuss renovation of the North Course.

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