Mickelson bests Tiger Woods in The Match amid tech troubles


Phil Mickelson birdied the fourth playoff gap to beat Tiger Woods of their $9 million made-for- TV match Friday.

Mickelson made a 4-foot birdie putt on a specifically arrange 93-yard par 3. The match at Shadow Creek Golf Membership completed at midnight with lights arrange across the gap.

Mickelson was 1-up after 16 holes, however Woods tied it with birdie from the perimeter of the inexperienced on the par-3 17th gap. Each birdied the par-5 18th then parred the primary playoff gap earlier than it went to the par-Three additional gap, which they stored enjoying till there was a winner.

Solely 700 invited company had been allowed to look at the occasion, billed as golf’s first pay-per-view broadcast. It was marred by technical difficulties with viewers unable to view it on their televisions after paying $19.99. Turner and Bleacher Report representatives despatched out hyperlinks on social media permitting individuals to view it free of charge on their computer systems and cell units.

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