SAN DIEGO (AP) — The chatter and speculation hasn't stopped since the players arrived at Torrey Pines earlier in the week for the Farmers Insurance Open. The focus of such a busy week is sure to shift to another topic on Thursday.
Yes, there's a golf tournament to be played.
Tiger Woods is back on the course that has brought him seven titles as a pro, hoping to get a good idea where his game is headed this year.
Brandt Snedeker returns as the defending champion. So does Kyle Stanley, who served up the win to Snedeker last year when he made triple bogey on the final hole and then lost in a playoff.
Phil Mickelson is celebrating the 20-year anniversary of the first of his three PGA Tour wins at Torrey Pines, his home course on tour.