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We watched The Match so you didn't have to

We watched The Match so you didn’t have to

After weeks of various controversies in the build up to The Match, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson finally got to play some golf. Here's how it went down
 

It wasn’t the spectacle we were promised. It wasn’t the golf we imagined. But it was still the greatest player of all time and golf’s finest showman going head-to-head in The Match with high stakes on the line.

It took 22 holes at Shadow Creek, which only yielded six birdies, for Phil Mickelson to take down Tiger Woods, win the controversial $9 million, earn $600,000 to charity, and leave with all the bragging rights.

So what happened at ‘The Match’

Here’s a play-by-play run down, starting on the range…

And their post-round press conference…

Click here to read more about Tiger vs. Phil

Tom Irwin

Tom Irwin

Tom is a lifetime golfer, now over 30 years playing the game. 2023 marks 10 years in golf publishing and he is still holding down a + handicap at Alwoodley in Leeds. He has played over 600 golf courses, and has been a member of at least four including his first love Louth, in Lincolnshire. Tom likes unbranded clothing, natural fibres, and pencil bags. Seacroft in Lincolnshire is where it starts and ends.

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