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The PPV Price For Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson Is Reportedly Out

27 August, 2018, 21:16 | Author: Lora Ball
  • Tiger Woods is back at the Fed Ex Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2013

I've had some back pain, I've gone through four surgeries, and I've tried to work my way back.

Two of the most intriguing and successful golfers of their generation with 19 major titles between them, the pay-per-view spectacle will ultimately be a referendum on just how popular the 42-year-old Woods and 48-year-old Mickelson are and, by extension, how much appeal their sport still has.

Woods is healthy for the first time in in years. His last showing was arguably his best of the year, claiming a solo-second place finish with a score of 64 at the PGA Championship. He's a crowd favorite in a way he never was before. I think two years ago, what was it, I think I missed the first two cuts, I believe.

After narrowly missing out on a win at the PGA Championship two weeks ago, Woods said prior to this tournament that the pressure is on to perform well for NY and New Jersey fans.

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"I think if I keep giving myself opportunities, I'll get the job done".

Along the way Woods has relished the opportunity to compete against the best players on tour, a chance he thought was gone forever previous year. This is going to be a great tournament and I can't wait to see how it turns out.

Heavy rains have saturated North Jersey since the beginning of the month, softening the Ridgewood.

Interestingly, the Northern Irishman has contested the same number of playoff series' as Tiger Woods, and has even recorded the same number of individual tournament wins with three. In the mix at a major for longer than he can remember, Cink finished with two birdies for a 67 to tie for fourth.

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Tommy Fleetwood of England, the runner-up in the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills and a playoffs rookie, was asked if he plans to watch the Mickelson-Woods match. Had he been slightly better, he'd probably have won.

PARAMUS, N.J. - Tiger Woods was up early Saturday, a dew-sweeping third round at The Northern Trust the penalty for making the 36-hole cut on the number, with Ryder Cup nemesis Ian Poulter also relegated to the third group out at Ridgewood Country Club. In the interview, Faldo described what he heard: Woods said his playing career may be over at the 2017 Masters champions dinner. And then just a feeling of elation, just knowing I'm playing for 25 Tour cards this week. "Same thing with my 2-iron", he explained. Just trying to figure it out.

Fourteen-time major victor Woods says the support he has received from the galleries this year shows how "appreciative" fans are of his latest comeback effort.

Mickelson and Woods paired together in the final round of a major would need no hype to drive ratings through the roof. "I want to come out in the playoffs and actually perform, and hopefully, leave it where there is no option".

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