Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will face Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas in The Match | Golf News


The 12-hole made-for-TV exhibit will take place Dec. 10 in Florida and will raise funds for Hurricane Ian relief efforts; Woods will make his third appearance on The Match and his first since 2020, while McIlroy appears for the first time

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Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will team up in the latest edition of The Match

Rory McIlroy will team up with Tiger Woods to take on Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas in a special charity contest next month.

The latest edition of The Match will take place on December 10 at Pelican Golf Club in Florida, with the 12-hole floodlit event to raise funds for Hurricane Ian relief efforts.

Woods played in the first two installments of The Match, losing to Phil Mickelson in the inaugural event in 2018 before teaming up with NFL star Peyton Manning to defeat Mickelson and Tom Brady in 2020.

“I can’t wait to perform on Capital One’s: The Match with Rory McIlroy vs. Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth to raise money for Hurricane Ian,” Woods tweeted. “See you boys under the lights on December 10.

This year’s contest is the seventh and second of the year, with Brady and Aaron Rodgers beating Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes in June, while McIlroy, Thomas and Spieth all make their contest debuts.

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have joined forces to launch a new “tech-fused golf league,” a team-based event featuring PGA Tour players in a custom-built venue.

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Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have joined forces to launch a new “tech-fused golf league,” a team-based event featuring PGA Tour players in a custom-built venue.

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have joined forces to launch a new “tech-fused golf league,” a team-based event featuring PGA Tour players in a custom-built venue.

Woods has played a limited schedule since suffering career-threatening leg and ankle injuries in a car crash last February, with his only three official starts since joining the majors this year.

The 15-time major champion has not played competitively since missing out on the 150th Open cup at St Andrews in July, with The Match part of a potentially busy December for Woods.

Tiger Woods has told Sky Sports he has no plans to retire at the moment but admits he may have had his last chance to win an Open at St Andrews.

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Tiger Woods has told Sky Sports he has no plans to retire at the moment but admits he may have had his last chance to win an Open at St Andrews.

Tiger Woods has told Sky Sports he has no plans to retire at the moment but admits he may have had his last chance to win an Open at St Andrews.

Woods is hosting the Hero World Challenge the previous week in the Bahamas, where he could still be among three tournament byes, with the former world No. 1 also due to compete again – alongside his son Charlie – in the PNC Championship.

When could Woods return to PGA Tour action?

Woods told reporters after his missed cut at the Open that he had ‘nothing planned’ when discussing his future schedule, adding that it could be ‘next year’ before he competes. again, although caddy Joe LaCava expects him to return sooner.

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have joined forces to launch a new “tech-fused golf league,” a team-based event featuring PGA Tour players in a custom-built venue.

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Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have joined forces to launch a new “tech-fused golf league,” a team-based event featuring PGA Tour players in a custom-built venue.

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have joined forces to launch a new “tech-fused golf league,” a team-based event featuring PGA Tour players in a custom-built venue.

“I hope he may play Hero in December. [World Challenge] and the father-son [PNC Championship] and maybe Genesis [Invitational]”, LaCava told The Dan Patrick Show earlier this summer. “I’m still hoping he plays three, maybe four tournaments before the Masters.

Sky Sports’ Wayne Riley expects to see Woods play at least one PGA Tour event before heading to Augusta National, although he warns it may not be until 2023 before we see him play at the tournament golf.

“The way I feel, I think it’s going to be Florida Swing,” Riley said. “Maybe we’ll see him at the Honda Classic, because that’s where he lives. Maybe we’ll see him at the Arnold Palmer Invitational or The Players. He’ll play before he plays The Masters, but he’ll have time. free now as well.”




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