Phil Mickelson nine-million dollars richer then he was on Thanksgiving after his Black Friday win over Tiger Woods at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas, will make his 2019 debut as the PGA Tour moves West from Hawaii to begin the West Coast swing with the 60th annual Desert Classic.
This tournament is played over three different course La Quinta Country Club, PGA West Course, and the PGA West Stadium Course. Jon Rahm the defending Champion, Patrick Cantlay and Justin Rose join Mickelson as the premier players in this field. Throughout the first three rounds the field will split play on La Quinta, PGA West, and the Stadium Course the entire final round will be play on the Stadium Course. While most of the premier golfers in in Abu Dahbi the PGA Tour rolls on this week in Palm Springs.
Winner: Patrick Cantlay
Contender: Charles Howell III
Dark Horse: Bronson Burgoon