By petedirenzo
Tuesday, July 28, 2009

The PGA Tour announced news today that golf fans have been waiting for:"Bridgestone Invitational fans will be excited to learn that Phil Mickelson will return to action at Firestone Country Club, his first tournament start since the U.S. Open in June."His wife, Amy, and mother, Mary, are both being treated for for breast cancer. Mickelson withdrew from the British Open, citing his wife's health, and was taking a break from competitive golf to focus on his family. Coming just a week before the PGA Championship at Hazeltine, it will be interesting to see if Mickelson now commits to playing that event as well. At Bethpage, before competing in the U.S. Open, Phil said that he didn't foresee coming back to competitive golf before August. "We won't know our
treatment schedule after surgery until about a week or two, until we
have some other tests done."Mickelson has played in each of the 10 previous Bridgestone Invitational
events and his best performance at Firestone was a tie for second in

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