Full recap of how Tiger Woods/Peyton Manning beat Phil Mickelson/Tom Brady in ‘The Match: Champions for Charity'

Ryan Hannable
May 24, 2020 - 3:04 pm

The sporting event of May is finally here.

In “The Match: Champions for Charity,” Tom Brady along with Phil Mickelson are taking on Peyton Manning and Tiger Woods in a unique match to benefit COVID-19.

Associated with the live telecast, WarnerMedia and the golfers will collectively make a charitable donation of $10 million to benefit COVID-19 relief, but that will be added to from various channels as the day goes on.

The format will be best-ball on the front-nine and then modified alternate shot on the back-nine.

Going into the match Woods and Manning are the betting favorites, but of course, anything can happen.

Follow along throughout the afternoon for live updates.

Eighteenth hole: Woods/Manning wins 1 UP

Brady and Mickelson never really had a chance as Manning delivered a great iron shot and then Woods trickled his birdie putt to tap in range.

Seventeenth hole: Woods/Manning 1 UP

Brady just missed a long putt that would have won the hole, which still has them one down.

Sixthteenth hole: Woods/Manning 1 UP

All players hit great shots into the par 3 16th and it was halved with birdies.

Fiftteenth hole: Woods/Manning 1 UP

Mickelson made a long par put to halve the hole on the par four.

Fourteenth hole: Woods/Manning 1 UP

Manning missed a short putt to give Brady/Mickelson the win with a par.

Thirteenth hole: Woods/Manning 2 UP

The par five was halved with pars. This time Mickelson just missed a birdie putt that would have cut the deficit to one.

Twelfth hole: Woods/Manning 2 UP

Brady just missed a birdie putt off of Mickelson's tee shot that would have cut the deficit to one.

Eleventh hole: Woods/Manning 2 UP

Mickelson and Brady won their first hole of the match with an eagle two on the par four. Mickelson drove it just over the green and Brady made the putt from just off the green.

Tenth hole: Woods/Manning 3 UP

The first hole in the modified alternate shot was halved with pars. Brady made a nice putt from off the green to secure the par.

Ninth hole: Woods/Manning 3 UP

The par four was halved with pars and now the players will play a modified alternate shot on the back-nine.

Eighth hole: Woods/Manning 3 UP

Manning made a net birdie, while Mickelson made a true birdie of his own to keep the match at a three-up advantage for Woods and Manning.

Seventh hole: Woods/Manning 3 UP

Brady holed out from well over 100 yards in the fairway for birdie, but Woods made birdie himself on the par five to halve the hole.

Sixth hole: Woods/Manning 3 UP

Manning made a net birdie to win the hole. Mickelson and Woods both had par putts, while Brady did play the hole a little better, making a net bogey.

Fifth hole: Woods/Manning 2 UP

In the one club challenge hole, the hole was halved with bogeys. Woods nearly missed his par attempt, while Mickelson made a two putt bogey. Brady once again was out of the hole.

Fourth hole: Woods/Manning 2 UP

Manning made a long birdie putt on the par three to win the hole and that came with Woods roughly five feet away for a birdie look as well. Mickelson missed the green, while Brady continued to struggle.

Third hole: Woods/Manning 1 UP

Woods won the hole with a conceded birdie on the par five. Mickelson made bogey, while Brady struggled mightly with several chunked irons and a chip in front of the green. Manning was in the hole the entire way and had a putt for bogey (net par) before picking up thanks to Woods' birdie.

Second hole: TIED

Once again, the hole was halved with pars. Mickelson got up-and-down with a great pitch shot, while both Manning and Woods hit the green, but missed their birdie attempts. Brady's second shot went out of bounds and he was out of the hole.

First hole: TIED

After some rough tee shots in the rain, the hole was halved with pars. Both Woods and Mickelson had long birdie looks, but neither could convert. Brady was able to save bogey after a poor shot off the tee.

Pre-match: Due to weather in the area, the players will not tee off until at least 3:30 p.m.

-- On the broadcast it was revealed Brady played 18 holes earlier in the day to get as best prepared as possible.

-- Play will begin at 3:45 p.m.

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