Not all the stars will be out when the PGA Tour kicks off with the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Kapalua, Hawaii this week. Four winners from last year, including Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and British Open champion Padraig Harrington are all taking a pass, reports the AP. Among those competing are defending Masters champ Zach Johnson and top rookie Brandt Snedeker.
Also there will be Boo Weekley, whose trip to Hawaii almost didn't happen after he inadvertently left bullets from a hunting trip in his carry-on bag. The security run-in made him miss his connecting flight, which eventually led to a nine-hour delay later in L.A. Said Weekley: "I just sat there and shook my head like I was an idiot."