Sport Report: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson may play tournament with Tom Brady, Peyton Manning

18:10  01 april  2020
18:10  01 april  2020 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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Tom Brady and Peyton Manning . — Robert Lusetich (@RobertLusetich) March 30, 2020. Another head-to-head clash between Woods and Mickelson is That only heightens the entertainment factor and the potential to attract even more viewers. Brady and Manning had some amazing battles on the

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Peyton Manning, Tiger Woods are posing for a picture: Peyton Manning and Tiger Woods in 2018. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) © Provided by Yahoo! Sports Peyton Manning and Tiger Woods in 2018. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Several outlets are reporting that Woods and Mickelson will do battle in a sequel to Thanksgiving 2018’s much-hyped, overblown head-to-head showdown. That mess was a limp cash grab — Mickelson took the big bag, $9 million — but this one will reportedly be for charitable relief for COVID-19 efforts.

Upping the ante: this year’s Match could reportedly include two more famous names: Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, who will pair off with Woods and Mickelson in some yet-undetermined fashion.

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Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are reportedly being eyed as possible partners for Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson for their rematch on the course. Manning could slide in easily given that he’s retired and turned down a deal to join ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” broadcast booth.

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are planning to square off in a two-on-two golf event to help coronavirus relief efforts. NFL icons Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will join the superstars in a match organized by AT&T's WarnerMedia and the PGA Tour, a person familiar with the negotiations

There has been no official confirmation yet, and while the PGA Tour acknowledged to Yahoo Sports that “discussions along these lines have been ongoing for quite some time,” nothing has been approved by the Tour.

“And, yes, it would have to be sanctioned by the Tour in order to take place,” the PGA Tour told Yahoo Sports.

Golf.com is reporting that Turner will be involved in the production, which would take place at an empty Florida course two weeks before the resumption of any league play. So if the NBA or Major League Baseball announces plans to come back at the start of June, Match 2.0 would take place in mid-May. This report suggests that the event would be on regular cable channels, not pay-per-view, with advertisers providing the revenue, not viewers.

CNBC’s report indicates the PGA Tour is involved, and announcing teams could include members of the Turner broadcast crew such as Charles Barkley.


Jay Busbee is a writer for Yahoo Sports. Contact him at jay.busbee@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter at @jaybusbee.

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