K.J. Choi rolled in a three-foot birdie putt worth $75,000 on the third hole Saturday, giving him the first-day lead in the 26th annual Skins Game.
Phil Mickelson and U.S. Open runner-up Rocco Mediate will join two-time champ Stephen Ames and K.J. Choi in this year's LG Skins Game, set for Nov. 29-30.
Phil Mickelson has agreed to compete in the LG Skins Game, the first time in five years the three-time major champion will play in the oldest event of the silly season.
Stephen Ames, who won the first hole of the LG Skins Game a day earlier and hadn't won another since, sank a 7-foot birdie putt worth $650,000 on No. 18 Sunday.
Fred Couples rolled in a 35-yard, curling shot from a bunker Saturday to win $75,000 and top the earnings on the first day of the LG Skins Game.
Fred Couples, Stephen Ames, Zach Johnson and Brett Wetterich will compete over the weekend for $1 million in the LG Skins Game.
Fred Couples is known for his struggles with back injuries as much as for those 15 career victories and that easygoing nature on the course. This week, he'll begin his annual Silly Season stretch run at the LG Skins Game.
LG Electronics has signed a three-year agreement to become the title sponsor of the Skins Game, which will be played Nov. 25-26 at Trilogy Golf Club in La Quinta.
Skins Game all-time money leaders
Ace Group Classic past champions