The negotiations are still being finalised but the match pitting 15-times major champion Woods and Manning against five-times major victor Mickelson and Brady could be aired on live TV and is unlikely to be featured on pay-per-view, the report said.
Sometime later this year, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods are expected to face off in a charity golf match broadcast by Turner with revenue going toward COVID-19 relief, according to a report from Golf.com's Michael Bamberger. According to Golf.com and CNBC reports, Brady would pair with Mickelson and Manning would play with Woods.More news: 13-year-old boy dies of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom
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. "Discussions along these lines have been ongoing for quite some time, but nothing has been approved by the PGA Tour". The event is tentatively scheduled for May and would air live on TNT or elsewhere in the WarnerMedia company. Each individual would be required to obey social distancing recommendations.
The Masters and US PGA have already been postponed and it's only a matter of time before the US Open and Open Championship follow suit. The veteran golfer teased fans March 16 on Twitter when asked about a possible rematch with Woods. "I'm kinda a sure thing".More news: 'US wants to shift the blame': China denies hiding coronavirus cases
Football and golf fans who miss watching their favorite athletes compete, will reportedly have a chance to see four sports legends join forces to help raise money to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The first matchup between the rivals was planned to be a pay-per-view event before technical difficulties resulted in the match streaming for free.More news: The Last of Us 2 Delayed Again Due to Coronavirus Epidemic