Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/15/14

SHANGHAI, CHINA - NOVEMBER 06: Phil Mickelson of the USA watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the second round of the WGC-HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club on November 6, 2009 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Phil Mickelson is heading to Malaysia later this year for the CIMB Classic. The PGA Tour announced Thursday that CIMB Classic is moving from The Mines to Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club for the Oct. 24-27 tournament. For the first time, the Malaysia event will be an official tournament in the 2013-14 schedule. Tiger Woods played in the tournament last year. Along with Mickelson, past winners Nick Watney, Bo Van Pelt and Ben Crane are early commitments. One appeal of moving to Kuala Lumpur is that the course is about five miles from the heart of downtown. The CIMB Classic is one week before the HSBC Champions in Shanghai, the final World Golf Championship of the year.
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