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Lefty, Tiger Return to Torrey Pines



    Lefty, Tiger Return to Torrey Pines
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    Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will play at Torrey Pines next week.

    Tom Wilson, Executive Director of the Farmers Insurance Open scheduled for Jan. 24 – 30 at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, appeared on NBCSanDiego News in the Morning Wednesday and confirmed Mickelson will play.

    Then, just before 8 a.m., Woods sent a post via Twitter announcing he's ready for game time. ESPN reported Woods will start the year in San Diego for the open.

    The tournament features $5.8 million in prize money including a first place award of more than $1 million.

    In the last 10 years, Woods finished first five times in the annual tournament at Torrey Pines. Mickelson took home the trophy twice.

    For more information on dates, times and ticket prices, visit the event website.