I mentioned last week that interest in an event is often driven by the stars involved and how well they are playing. Although there were some stars involved in play on Sunday afternoon at the Memorial, it was stories off the course by two of the game’s biggest stars that dominated the headlines. Those stars, of course, are Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, each of which made the headlines for completely different reasons. Nonetheless, they had the golf world talking for days: Woods had a massive error in judgement and Mickelson decided to pass on the U.S. Open. While there's no debating that Woods made a mistake, the discussion is still open whether or not Mickelson is also making one. This isn't the first time that Mickelson has put his family first. He interrupted his U.S. Open schedule in 2013 to attend his daughter's graduation from, ahem, middle school -- a move which at the time I found absurd, because it was, well, middle school -- but it showed then where his priorities were, and
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