'I can tell you that straight after the Volvo Golf Champions I'll be switching my attentions to the PGA Tour where I'm entered into the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines at the end of this month,' he wrote.
In 2008, Els began his year at the WGC-Accenture Match Play. In 2006 and '07, the Big Easy started his PGA Tour schedule at Riviera.
Els has made only two previous appearances in the Farmers Insurance Open, in 2005 and '10. He finished T-6 and T-5, respectively.
In 2011 Els extended to 19 seasons his streak of having at least one top-10 finish with a T-4 in the Frys.com Open, his next-to-last official event.