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Tour Confidential: What if Tiger and Phil can't play the Masters?

Tour Confidential: What if Tiger and Phil can't play the Masters?

Getty Images Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods at the 2009 Masters at Augusta National. Every Sunday night, Golf.com conducts an e-mail roundtable with writers from Sports Illustrated and Golf Magazine. Check in every week for the unfiltered opinions of our writers and editors and join the conversation in the comments section below. 1. We’re less than two weeks away from the start of the Masters and Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are both sidelined with injuries. If neither Tiger nor Mickelson answers the bell to play in the Masters, how much does that influence your interest in the event? Alan Shipnuck, senior writer, Sports Illustrated (@AlanShipnuck ) : A little bit -- nobody plays Augusta National better, and the event means so much to them. But it's still the Masters. The show must go on. Eamon Lynch, managing editor, Golf.com (@eamonlynch ) : Golf fans won't care, becau...

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