Even if you choose not to have your activity tracked by third parties for advertising services, you will still see non-personalized ads on our site.(Update 3/18/2013: Tiger and Lindsey confirmed they are dating.) The cover of this week's National Enquirer claims that Tiger Woods has offered Elin Nordegren 0 million and a no-cheat-clause in the prenup to get re-married.Those advertisers use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on our sites and applications and across the Internet and your other apps and devices.You always have the choice to experience our sites without personalized advertising based on your web browsing activity by visiting the DAA’s Consumer Choice page, the NAI's website, and/or the EU online choices page, from each of your browsers or devices.Mickelson sent Woods encouraging texts when he was recovering from his back surgeries, and even offered to help with his “chipping yips” at one point. But I think our relationship has certainly gotten a lot closer with me being a (Ryder Cup/Presidents Cup) vice captain on the last couple of teams, and having lengthy conversations with him about things in general.” Woods, for the record, has posted the lower score 16 times in head-to-head rounds.Woods, famous for holding the world (and especially his longtime adversary) at arm’s length, was curiously receptive. Mickelson has had the lower score 15 times — including the final round of the 2012 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, when Mickelson shot 64 to win and Woods posted 75 — and they’ve tied four times.“I love that we’re paired together,” he said during his news conference Tuesday in Florida. It gets me thinking, why don’t we bypass all the ancillary stuff of a tournament and just go head-to-head — have kind of a high-stakes, winner-take-all match.
Go ahead and plant Woods and Mickelson on the first tee, let them go at it over 18 holes for, say, million. Or, better yet, have each man put his own money in the pot.Now, given the detachment of time — and with Woods showing his mortality over the past five years — Mickelson has come to appreciate his rival’s dominance, especially in the early 2000s. Open local qualifying included Joseph Bramlett (San Jose), Spencer Fletcher (Los Altos), Miguel Delgado (Kentfield), Noah Woolsey (Pleasanton), Evan Knight (Novato), Jeff Wilson (Fairfield), Derek Ackerman (Half Moon Bay) and Alex Chin (Pleasanton).“It was the most remarkable golf in the history of the game, and I think unrepeatable,” Mickelson said. It really did.” Today, though, Mickelson is confident enough to publicly challenge Woods. Sectional qualifying is June 4 and the Open will be held June 14-17 at Shinnecock Hills in New York.That’s probably not the smartest move, but it would make for compelling, can’t-look-away television. Briefly: Five local men’s college teams begin NCAA regionals Monday, with Cal and Santa Clara in Raleigh, N. Mary’s in Kissimmee, Fla., and USF in Bryan, Texas. To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads.