Phil Mickelson will christen his 2010 season today in a familiar setting, on the South Course at Torrey Pines. Mickelson occasionally played high school matches at Torrey and usually makes his PGA Tour season debut there. He lives about 15 minutes away, in Rancho Santa Fe.
But this also will be an odd and unfamiliar debut in several respects – with You Know Who nowhere in sight, knocked from his pedestal and not likely to rejoin the tour anytime soon.
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