The 12-hole match (not 18) between the 2 golfers who feuded for a lot of 2021 will happen on Nov. 26, the day after Thanksgiving, on the Wynn Golf Membership in Las Vegas, it was introduced on Tuesday.
Turner Sports activities will televise the match on TNT (in addition to TBS, TruTV and HLN) at 4 p.m.
Mickelson and Woods have been concerned in a second Match together with Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and Corridor of Fame QB Peyton Manning. This would be the first time that Mickelson just isn’t concerned as a participant, however he’s anticipated to have some function, doubtless as a part of the printed.
The DeChambeau-Koepka feud dates to early 2019 when Koepka made a problem of DeChambeau and sluggish play. It escalated this yr after an interview that was not aired went viral following the PGA Championship by which Koepka confirmed his disdain for DeChambeau as he walked behind him whereas about to conduct an interview.
It grew from there, to the purpose that spectators have been usually heard to taunt DeChambeau with the cry “Brooksy” at numerous tournaments.
Their points turned large enough that U.S. Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker sought to diffuse it previous to the occasion final month. Neither participant practiced nor performed collectively throughout the Ryder Cup, and there was a seemingly reconciliatory handshake following the occasion.
DeChambeau additionally famous the group dinner on Monday night time of Ryder Cup week and hinted at what may be coming.
“I sat down and had dinner with him final night time and it was wonderful,” DeChambeau mentioned. “I believe there perhaps one thing up right here shifting ahead, however will not communicate an excessive amount of extra on that.”
DeChambeau, 28, is an eight-time winner on the PGA Tour, together with the 2020 U.S. Open. He’s ranked seventh on this planet. His final victory got here on the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March and he went 2-0-1 on the Ryder Cup.
Koepka, 31, additionally has eight PGA Tour victories, together with 4 main championships. He’s ranked ninth on this planet. His final victory got here on the Waste Administration Phoenix Open in February and he went 2-2 on the Ryder Cup.
Since their feud was renewed following the PGA Championship, the gamers have been by no means in the identical group the remainder of the season.
https://www.espn.com/golf/story/_/id/32344313/fifth-edition-match-feature-bryson-dechambeau-vs-brooks-koepka-12-holes-las-vegas | Fifth version of ‘The Match’ to function Bryson DeChambeau vs. Brooks Koepka over 12 holes in Las Vegas