Tiger Slated to Play Buick Open

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PGA Tour (75x100)GRAND BLANC, Mich. -- Tiger Woods will play in next month's Buick Open, a tournament he won in 2002 and was runner-up to Jim Furyk last year.
 
Woods, who recently renewed his sponsorship deal with Buick, believed to be worth more than $40 million over five years, will be playing in the event at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club for the sixth time.
 
Buick has said the contract doesn't require Woods to play in specific PGA Tour events it sponsors.
 
Masters champion Phil Mickelson said Monday he's skipping the Buick Open to prepare for the PGA Championship two weeks later at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.
 
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