- Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson Match: The best and worst from Shadow Creek
- The Match: Tiger vs. Phil
- Phil Mickelson to Tiger Woods: 'Won't ever let you live this one down'
Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson Match: The best and worst from Shadow Creek
Phil Mickelson birdies 22nd hole to defeat Tiger Woods 2018and
The birdie followed three playoff pars from both legends two on the yard hole after the pair was all square following 18 regulation holes at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. It almost ended about 90 minutes before the temporary lights and temporary green were set up. Mickelson was 1 up on Woods and had him on the ropes going to the 17th hole, a long par 3. Lefty hit a great approach where a birdie would have closed the match. But of course Woods chipped in from the back of the green to win the hole and pull all square. Mickelson quipped, "You've been doing that crap to me for 20 years, I'm not sure why I'd be surprised now.
But just know I will not ever let you live this one down. I will bring it up every time I see you. I will wear this belt buckle every time I see you. The golf was ragged at times, but both Tiger and Phil finished the regulation round shooting the equivalent of three-under Phil was not must-see TV 'this is some crappy golf' , but it had its moments.
Mickelson won the match play event in 22 holes in the dark! But Mickelson also won three of the side bets and a fancy championship belt to boot. Woods and Mickelson made eight different side bets against one another within the match. Phil takes Tiger's bet and the k Additionally, Mickelson took home a championship Italian leather belt which probably could have been bigger! Even though the ending was fun, the golf was still maybe not the best these two have ever played. It's always difficult to tell in match play, but it looks like Woods would have been 3 under through 22 holes with six birdies.
The Match: Tiger vs. Mickelson won the match after 22 holes, including 4 playoff holes. The event was marketed as a pay per view by Turner Sports via Bleacher Report Live, but technical issues with the over-the-top distribution of the PPV forced the event to instead be streamed for free; Turner and other providers subsequently offered refunds. Zuriff was a fan of The Skins Game —a former PGA Tour unofficial event that was held around Thanksgiving weekend—and envisioned a concept for a golf event that would, as explained by Whigham, be "played the way a lot of us play with our buddies on the weekends? You know, where you bet on everything and talk smack and basically have this continually running dialogue of, pardon the expression, giving each other shit.
The Match: Tiger vs. Phil
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Phil Mickelson to Tiger Woods: 'Won't ever let you live this one down'
The spectacle that was the Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson match is now in the books, and it was … well, it was something. It managed to live up to the hype while manifesting some of the biggest fears into reality. There were numerous awkward moments, yet moments that were genuinely entertaining. Fans were locked out of their pay-per-view purchases, and others got to watch it for free. Here is a look at the best and worst from the Shadow Creek showdown:.
So they settled it in true gambling fashion: by going to a makeshift, yard 20th hole, played from the practice putting green behind the clubhouse to a newly cut hole on the 18th green. And they had to play that three times before Mickelson finally prevailed, holing a 4-footer to win the winner-take-all match, 1-up. Mickelson, 48, had been talking up Friday's encounter for months and suggesting it would help him get some small measure of satisfaction if he could win after a Hall of Fame career yet still being in the shadow of Woods, who has 14 majors and 80 PGA Tour titles. But just know I will not ever let you live this one down. I will bring it up every time I see you. Mickelson then referred to a champion's belt that Friday's winner received, telling Woods, "I will wear this belt buckle every time I see you.