Case of the Sudden-Death Club Switch THE DEFENDANT: Phil Mickelson THE CASE: At the 2003 Skins Game, the players needed a sudden-death playoff to determine the final skin of the two nine-hole contests. Before the extra holes, Mickelson switched one club in his bag for another. "In my 25, 26 years on Tour, I had never heard of a player doing that," Couples recalls. "So I asked [a Rules official], 'What the hell is he doing?'" Go to the next page for the verdict.