Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning beat Tom Brady & Phil Mickelson in a $ 20 million charity match

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Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning beat Tom Brady and Phil Mickelson with one shot in the $ 20m charity golf game

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning defeated Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in a charity golf game that raised $ 20 million (£ 16.4 million) for Coronavirus aid efforts in the United States.

Legendary NFL quarterback Brady hit the shot of the day and ran out on the fairway on seventh.

"I'm taking my hat off to Tom and Peyton," Woods said. "This is our arena, this is what we do for a living.

"I couldn't imagine going on the field and doing what they do," he added.

The event was played between four of America's greatest sports stars at a rainy Medalist Golf Club in Florida – Woods' home track – with no caddies and players driving their own golf buggies.

It follows Rory McIlroy's £ 4m skins event last week where Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff also go to charity.

The 18-hole competition included on-track challenges for charity funds – and lots of talk about trash.

Sixfold Superbowl winner Brady struggled with NBA major and commentator Charles Barkley just before his 100-meter wedge found the hole.

"When it gets hard, it gets hard," Brady quipped.

After a short speech, Brady – who joined Tampa Bay in March after 20 years with New England – stooped and split his pants as he took the ball out of the cup.

The event comes two and a half weeks before the PGA Tour plans to resume its season on June 11.

Woods, 44, who last competed in February and then withdrew from a number of tournaments with a back injury, said he is healthy and ready to play when the Tour resumes.

The game ended in the dark after rain delays

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