Posted February 22, 2012 on AP on Fox

LA JOLLA, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Johnson Wagner hits a tee shot during the third round of the Buick Invitational at the Torrey Pines Golf Course on February 7, 2009 in La Jolla, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Johnson Wagner is having too much fun defending his title in the Mayakoba Golf Classic to worry about missing out on the World Golf Championships event this week in Arizona. Wagner, ranked 72nd, failed to qualify for the 64-player Match Play Championship. He won the Sony Open in Hawaii in January and tied for second the following week in the Humana Challenge in California. ''I worked really hard this offseason to get ready for the beginning of the year,'' Wagner said Wednesday. ''I'm really happy with the way I started and couldn't be happier to be here at Mayakoba defending my championship.'' Last year, Wagner beat Spencer Levin with a par on the first hole of a playoff. ''I'm playing really good golf right now,'' Wagner said. ''I'm so happy to be back. My family is here. I'm having a great week already.'' Wagner will open play alongside Greg Norman on Thursday. Norman designed the Mayakoba Resort's El Camaleon Golf Club. ''I'm very excited to play with Greg,'' Wagner said. '...
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