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             === Mickelson withdrawals from Grand Slam of Golf ===
 
 Palm  Beach Gardens, FL (Sports Network) - Reigning British Open Champion Phil
 Mickelson  has withdrawn  from the  Grand  Slam of  Golf due  to a  scheduling
 conflict, the PGA of America announced on Tuesday.
 
 Mickelson  will  be replaced in  the field by  Padraig Harrington, who won the
 event last year.
 
 Harrington  will  also take Mickelson's  place in  the foursome of this year's
 major  winners, joining Masters champion Adam Scott, U.S. Open champion Justin
 Rose and PGA champion Jason Dufner.
 
 Scott,  Rose and  Dufner are each making their first appearance at this event,
 while Harrington is in the field for the fourth time, adding a pair of runner-
 up finishes in 2007 and 2008 to his victory last year.
 
 The  defending  champion of  the  Grand  Slam  of  Golf receives  the  initial
 invitation  if  a current major champion  is unable to compete; then the Major
 Champions  Points  list, which  charts the performance  throughout the year of
 active major champions, is used to complete the field.
 
 The 36-hole event will take place from Oct. 14-16 at Port Royal Golf Course in
 Bermuda.
 
 
 
 08/20 16:06:17 ET

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