PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Phil Mickelson says he has decided to compete in the Match Play Championship.
Mickelson, who skipped the World Golf Championship event in Arizona a year ago, had said last November he was contemplating sitting out again becauase it might conflict with a family vaction. He said after his final round at Pebble Beach that he would be there.
Lee Westwood will be the No. 1-seeded golfer at Match Play, which starts Feb. 23 at Dove Mountain north of Tucson. Martin Kaymer will be the No. 2, followed by Tiger Woods and Mickelson.
The 64-man field is determined by the world ranking that was to be published later Sunday.