Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are two of the greatest to ever play golf. The duo's relationship initially got off to a rocky start, but eventually mended fences. Here's an anecdote about them as narrated by Woods.
A story from the Masters
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were paired together during the Masters, and Woods spoke about it during a clinic in the 2000s.
Tiger Woods' savage trash-talk to Phil Mickelson
“It just so happened that I kinda outdrove him. He had about a 4-iron into the green, and I had a 6-iron into the green,” Woods said.
Tiger Woods savage reply to Phil Mickelson [Contd.]
“He (Mickelson) said, ‘Do you normally hit your 3-wood that far?'” Woods replied, “No, I usually hit it a little bit further.” The duo hadn't spoken to each other all day, until, this happened.
When Woods and Mickelson played together for a good cause
Ever since they became friends, Phil and Tiger have played together for charities and good causes. Mickelson and Tiger raised more than $20 million for the Covid relief fund at The Match: Champions for Charity. It was the second time the pair had collaborated to play at The Match.