Woods, Mickelson, star QBs to donate $10 million from 'The Match'

Woods, Mickelson, star QBs to donate $10 million from 'The Match'

The much-anticipated Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson golf match, also featuring National Football League quarterback legends Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, is officially set for May 24, it was announced Thursday.

The match is scheduled for May 24 at 3 p.m. and will air on TNT, TBS, TruTV and HLN. Teams take the best individual score and use that for the scorecard.

The match will be played without spectators and social distancing guidelines will be followed, such as leaving the flagstick in to putt and playing without rakes in bunkers. And the trash talking has already begun.

Woods, who is a member at the Medalist, and Manning are considered the betting favorites. It'll be played at Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Florida.

The event, which will benefit coronavirus relief efforts, will pit Woods and Manning against Mickelson and Brady. Donations will go to Directrelief.org, American Red Cross, Save Small Business and the All in Challenge, which provides food to those in need. All the players will have open mics throughout the entire competition, including the ability to comment directly with other golfers and the broadcast commentators.

"The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unimaginable tragedy and heartbreak", said Jeff Zucker, Chairman, WarnerMedia News and Sports.

The charity tournament involving the Super Bowl-winning QBs is a sequel to the head-to-head match that Woods and Mickelson played in 2018.

The four elite athletes will wear microphones while golfing in a 2 vs. 2 setting, with Mickelson aiming to defend his crown that he earned by winning the fourth playoff hole of the first meeting.

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