Mickelson, who won his sixth major title on Sunday to become the oldest major champion at 50, will appear in a July 6 game with Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. They will face DeChambeau and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers at The Reserve at Moonlight Basin in Big Sky, MT.
TNT will air the event (5 p.m. ET), as Turner Sports and WarnerMedia partner with event organizers Sportfive and Excel Sports Management.
Mickelson announced another game on Sunday night after his victory when he praised Brady for inspiring him during an ESPN interview, then later tweeting Brady, who had congratulated him.
“We have pending work”, Mickelson responded to Brady in his tweet. “Let’s do another game and find another pair to beat. “
Tweeted Brady Wednesday: “Two old guys against young bucks @PhilMickelson. @b_dechambeau better get used to lying down because we know @ AaronRodgers12 is wrong for that [laughing emoji] »
The tournament is called Capital One’s The Match and follows others that Mickelson has been involved in, including one last year in which he and Brady lost to Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning in a charity match for COVID relief. -19.
The original match in 2018 featured Mickelson and Woods in a one-on-one encounter, with Mickelson claiming the $ 9 million prize for his victory.
The format will be changed for another shot, meaning that each player will likely have to hit a drive, pick the best one, and alternate until the hole is completed.
There will be a charitable aspect that includes Feeding America and other charities.