Tiger Woods promised that next month’s made-for-TV match with Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will be an entertaining contest because the quartet attempt to elevate funds for charities concerned in preventing the COVID-19 pandemic.
With skilled golf suspended as a result of coronavirus outbreak, Woods gave a short define of what followers tuning into The Match: Champions for Charity, can anticipate to see.
“It’s going to be Peyton and I against Tom and Phil,” Woods advised Golf Digest concerning the pairing up with the 2 NFL greats.
“There has been a little bit of trash-talking already, a little bit of banter back and forth. It’ll be like that when we compete but it won’t be as rough as what we have in our text exchange.
“We have not determined precisely what charities we’ll be donating all the cash to. We’re going to be divvying it out (to) loads of completely different causes which have had the affect for this virus and that sort of reduction.”
Although the exact location and date have yet to be confirmed, it is expected to take place near Woods’ base in south Florida.
Woods, winner of 15 major titles, has been cooling his heels at home since the PGA Tour suspended its season after the first round of the Players Championship on March 12.
The tour is scheduled to resume on June 11 but rather than speculating about his playing plans, Woods opted to reveal some surprising sports that he enjoys watching.
He joked that while the Los Angeles Dodgers (baseball), Lakers (basketball) and Raiders (NFL) are the only teams that exist in his mind, he has also developed a taste for what most Americans might consider weird foreign sports.
“Whether it is enjoying in Oz (Australia) or within the Middle East and even within the UK, cricket’s fairly prevalent, so I watch loads of cricket,” he said.
“I’ve watched loads of rugby for various years. In Japan (final 12 months) we obtained an opportunity to play with a number of the rugby guys. I simply can’t consider that these guys do not play with out pads.
“It’s incredible as big and as strong as they are, no helmets, no pads on, nothing, just hit.”
And darts has additionally piqued his curiosity.
“They come out in the robes and everyone’s into it, the chants the singing … it’s pretty fun to watch!”