The Tiger Woods – Phil Mickelson rematch featuring NFL legends Tom Brady and Peyton Manning is official.
The match, titled “Champions for Charity,” will be played on Sunday, May24 at Medalist Golf Club in Florida at 2 p.m.
The golfers will collectively make a charitable donation of $10 million to benefit COVID-19 relief with additional fundraising to include on-course challenge and partnership with the All In Challenge.
The event will be simulcast exclusively on TNT, TBS, truTV and HLN, with pre-match coverage available on the Bleacher Report app.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unimaginable tragedy and heartbreak. We’re hopeful this event and platform will help raise meaningful funding for COVID-19 relief, while also providing a source of brief distraction and entertainment for all sports fans,” said Jeff Zucker, Chairman, WarnerMedia News and Sports.
The match has been approved by the PGA Tour.
Woods and Manning vs. Mickelson and Brady
The competition will feature Woods and Manning vs. Mickelson and Brady, facing off in Team Match Play with a Four-Ball (Best Ball) format on the front nine and a Modified Alternate Shot format on the back nine, where each participant will tee off and then the team will play alternate shot from the selected drive.
Live coverage airing on TNT, TBS, truTV and HLN will feature unprecedented access with all players having open mics throughout the entire competition, including the capability to communicate directly with other golfers and the broadcast commentators.
Opened in 1995, the renowned course acts as the home course to many PGA TOUR players including Tiger Woods.
In preparation for the event, tournament organizers are working with state and local government and public health officials on competition and production logistics to ensure the event follows safety and health protocols.