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It took extra time, an invented hole and flood lights, but The Match came to an end with Phil Mickelson picking up the win over Tiger Woods. Here’s how it happened:

Scoreboard: Mickelson wins 1 up in 22 holes

Many of my golfing friends WERE tuned in today to the GolfWorth match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.  The head-to-head challenge came with $9 million on the line and a pay-per-view ticket on the Turner Network.  Details archived in the SLIDESHOW (above) and the TRILOGY of clips below..

Tiger Woods v Phil Mickelson: A glimpse into the future of TV golf?

BBC Sport – Nov 22, 2018, 12:16 PM – The Match: Woods v Mickelson Venue: Shadow Creek, Las Vegas Dates: 23 November Coverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website An entertaining showdown between two of the game’s all-time greats to settle a score which has rumbled on for…

Tale of the Tape: Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson

SI.com – Daniel Rapaport – Nov 21, 2018, 8:34 AM – It’s a head-to-head matchup with millions of dollars at stake. It’s in Las Vegas. There was a pre-event press conference with an awkward staredown. HBO gave it the 24/7 treatment. All this goes to say: The Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson match has…

Shadow Creek: How to play the exclusive venue where Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will play ‘The Match’

Golf Digest – Stephen Hennessey – Nov 21, 2018, 6:52 AM – The experience of playing Shadow Creek is unlike any other in golf. In some ways, over the top—but in all ways, unique. How often, for example, have you been picked up in a limo for golf? We take that back: Have you ever heard of a golf…

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The last SLIDE by this POST

On the day in which the golf world is watching the $9m ‘Match’ between Tiger and Phil, I am reminded that most of us have a golf game that more closely resembles what the late great Bob Hope describes above. ▶ SLIDE

As with the bulk of the humor written for or by Bob Hope, his depreciation of his golf prowess was more fiction than fact.  According to this SOURCE, he had a four handicap at one time.

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