Torrey Pines holds a special place in Tiger Woods' heart. Not only was it the site of his historic U.S. Open victory in 2008, the course has been a staple of his schedule since 1998 -- a familiar track that became his personal playground over the years, as Woods won six times in a 13-year span, including four consecutive victories from 2005-08.
Simply put, Torrey is Woods' second home. But despite his love for the California gem, he decided to pass on playing the event this year. What would make him pass on one of the top events on the PGA Tour? Try a nearly $3 million appearance fee he'sRead More »from Tiger set for bumper pay day