How Social Media Reacted To The Woods Vs Mickelson Announcement

Many were unhappy after discovering that the Woods vs Mickelson match would be PPV

How Social Media Reacted To The Tiger Vs Mickelson Announcement
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Many people were unhappy after discovering that the Woods vs Mickelson match would be pay per view

How Social Media Reacted To The Tiger Vs Mickelson Announcement

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson announced their winner-takes-all match on social media Wednesday night and, as expected, it sent Twitter wild.

The whole concept of the match has divided the golfing world over the past few months since it was first suggested, with one side loving the idea and the other side not so much.

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However, the announcement that the match, where the winner will walk away with $9m, would be on pay per view didn't sit well with some people.

Here is how Woods and Mickelson (or their social media managers) reacted to the match...

Here is how Twitter reacted to the match...

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Elliott Heath
News Editor

Elliott Heath is our News Editor and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. His first Open was in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, when he walked inside the ropes with Jordan Spieth during the Texan's memorable Claret Jug triumph. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Western Gailes, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-5. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!


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