Mickelson, Watson Enter W.Va.'s Greenbrier Classic

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) -- World Golf Hall of Famer Phil Mickelson 2014 Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson are returning to The Greenbrier.

Owner Jim Justice announced Tuesday that John Daly also will return on an exemption.

The Greenbrier Classic, a FedEx Cup event, is set for July 1-7 in White Sulphur Springs. Also returning is Ted Potter Jr., who will be defending his title.

Media outlets report it will be Mickelson's third consecutive appearance at the tournament. He's currently ranked No. 10 in the Official World Golf Rankings and No. 7 in FedEx Cup points.

Potter won last year via a three-hole playoff. He currently ranks No. 140 in the Official World Golf Rankings and No. 82 in FedEx Cup points.

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