Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in charity match


Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning held off a late problem to beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady 1Up in a charity golf match in Florida on Sunday that raised $20 million for COVID-19 aid efforts.

Woods, a 15-times main champion, and two-time Super Bowl winner Manning jumped out to a three-hole lead on the entrance 9 on the Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound.

While Woods’s booming drives and Manning’s strong placing noticed the pair dominate the early holes, five-times main winner Mickelson and Brady received the 11th and 14th to shave the result in one.

However, they have been unable to pressure further holes after Woods delivered a dagger putt on 18 as darkness descended on his residence course.

The shot of the day got here from Brady on the seventh when he holed out from the golf green simply after NBA nice Charles Barkley, working as a commentator, had been giving the quarterback a tough time for his ice chilly begin.

“Shut your mouth, Chuck,” Brady mentioned with a smile.

But Brady, who joined Tampa Bay in March after 20 years with New England, had little time to revel in the second.

After giving a brief speech the place he instructed his spouse and youngsters he liked them the six-times Super Bowl winner then cut up the seat of his pants whereas retrieving the ball from the cup.

Woods, who misplaced to Mickelson in a $9 million winner-take-all problem in 2018, congratulated Manning and Brady for his or her efficiency in the workforce match play occasion, dubbed The Match: Champions for Charity.

“We all came together and were able to raise $20 million for those that have been so severely affected,” Woods mentioned.

“I take my hat off to Tom and Peyton. This is our arena, this is what we do for a living. I couldn’t imagine going on the field and do what they do,” he added with amusing.

The competitors comes 2-1/2 weeks earlier than the PGA Tour plans to renew its season on June 11 at Colonial.

Woods final competed in February and then withdrew from quite a lot of tournaments with a again harm earlier than the PGA Tour determined to cancel a slew of occasions due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

He has mentioned he’s wholesome and shall be able to go when the Tour resumes.

Mickelson completed third in the Pebble Beach Pro-Am in early February and missed the reduce in his subsequent two begins.

Manning, who performed for the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos, retired in 2016 because the NFL’s all-time chief in passing touchdowns and yards and is the one five-times winner of the league’s Most Valuable Player award.

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