7:00 AM ET World No. 1 Rory McIlroy has said he believes the majority of players would like to see the Ryder Cup postponed until 2021, saying that it would be the “right call” to do so. The golf calendar has been ravaged by the coronavirus outbreak, with three of the sport’s four majors —
5:20 PM ET Associated Press Two of the biggest names from the PGA Tour and the NFL proved to be must-see TV. Turner Sports said the Sunday telecast of “The Match: Champions for Charity” attracted an average of 5.8 million viewers across four of its networks. Turner says it was the most-watched golf telecast in
9:25 PM ET Prior to The Match: Champions for Charity, which raised $20 million for coronavirus relief, and pit Peyton Manning against Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady and Phil Mickelson, the former Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts QB came prepared with the jokes and trash talk, before teeing off with his partner, Tiger Woods.
9:01 PM ET Rain filled the South Florida air on Sunday, threatening to make a mess of The Match: Champions for Charity at Medalist Golf Club. Instead, four sporting icons didn’t let bad weather dampen what turned out to be an exciting, fun-filled exhibition that raised $20 million for COVID-19 relief efforts while highlighting the
2:50 PM ET After a lot of hype and some trash talking — hey, Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady and Phil Mickelson know how to promote — the time for the golf showdown has arrived. It’s Woods/Manning vs. Mickelson/Brady, with the proceeds going to benefit coronavirus relief. Read more: Predictions, odds and more |
8:20 AM ET Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady and Phil Mickelson might just be one of the most high-profile golf foursomes in history. Let’s do the math: Woods and Mickelson combined for 20 major championships and 126 PGA Tour victories. Brady and Manning have eight Super Bowl wins and eight Most Valuable Player awards.
7:35 AM ET Tiger and Phil. Ryder Cup task force supporters. Business partners. Friends. And now … coronavirus pandemic relief trailblazers. Hal Sutton must be shaking his head. The long-ago U.S. Ryder Cup captain once, in 2004, tried to make Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson partners, with disastrous results that lingered for years. And far
7:40 AM ET The golfer most likely to throw a club on Sunday is the one who is still throwing passes in the NFL. That’s Tom Brady, of course. “One hundred percent,” Wes Welker confirmed with a smile. “If he starts hitting bad shots, and it gets bad, they’re going to get thrown or broken,
4:25 PM ET Associated Press The European Tour hopes to resume its season the first weekend in August in England as part of a four-tournament “bubble” in England and Wales, Golf Digest reported Thursday. The magazine cited sources with knowledge of the plans in saying the British Masters, scheduled for July 30 to Aug. 2,
10:13 AM ET Adam Scott returned to his home in Australia after the PGA Tour canceled the Players Championship due to the coronavirus pandemic. And despite the tour’s planned restart next month, he expects to stay away a bit longer. Scott, who won the Genesis Invitational earlier this year, told the Australian Associated Press that