For Phil Mickelson to consider Detroit return, he wants 50,000 signatures, pledge for acts of kindness

Phil Mickelson said he would return to Detroit if there were 50,000 people who did one random act for another member in the community. (1:10)DETROIT -- Phil Mickelson said he would be open to returning if enough people signed a petition and pledged to do a random act or kindness.After his round at the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Thursday, Mickelson stated that he would not return to Detroit due to a story published by The Detroit News this week. Federal court records from 2007 were obtained by The Detroit News. They show how Mickelson was allegedly cheated out of $500,000.Mickelson stated Friday that "people were amazing and they were so kind, so I would like to say this, it doesn't need to be divisive." "I did not like the rapport that was formed with the reporter. They were so kind that I will make a deal. Mike Sullivan is trying to get 50,000 signatures. If he collects 50,000 signatures and all 50,000 of them agree to do one random act for another member in the community, then I'm in.As of Saturday morning, the petition had nearly 5,000 signatures.Mickelson was cheered by his fans as he took to the first tee. Mickelson's playing buddy, Rickie Fowler, encouraged the crowd to cheer even louder than they did.Mickelson stated, "I think this tournament has sponsors, Rocket Mortgage to many local sponsors to the people in the area, that are trying to bring together and do something positive for the community." "And if members of the community will get together, I'd love for to be back. That reporter's divisive attitude is something I will not tolerate. This is just not helpful."Mickelson shot a 72-hole even par on Friday, and made the 3-under cut.