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Montgomerie & Garcia to play Skins Game

Colin Montgomerie and Masters champion Vijay Singh will play in the Skins Game during Thanksgiving weekend for the first time.

Also playing in the $1 million event will be defending champion Fred Couples and Sergio Garcia, who last year at age 19 became the youngest player ever to compete in the Skins Game.

The two-day event will be played Nov. 25-26 at Landmark Golf Club.

Couples won last year and set records for the most birdies (nine), most money earned on one hole ($410,000), most money won in a Skins Game (11 skins worth $635,000) and most career skins (52). He also has won a record $1,975,500 for his career in the Skins Game.

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Couples will be playing in the event for the eighth time. Only Jack Nicklaus, with nine, has more Skins Game appearances.

Couples's challengers were selected by a blue ribbon panel of golf experts.

Each of the first six holes will be worth $25,000. Each of the second six holes will be worth $50,000. Holes 13 through 17 will each be worth $70,000, and the 18th hole, the Toyota Super Skin, will be worth $200,000.The foursome will play for $300,000 on Saturday and $700,000 on Sunday.


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