As Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson prize-fight pairing becomes reality, shorter hitters wonder if they're getting U.S. Open shaft

The prize-fight-worthy pairing of Tiger and Lefty will have few problems with the distance of the longest U.S. Open course ever, Chris Baldwin reports from La Jolla, Calif. But many feel Torrey Pines will show that pro golf's top events are more and more only about the heavyweight hitters, period.

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