'Winner-take-all' match between Tiger and Phil reportedly set for November

'Winner-take-all' match between Tiger and Phil reportedly set for November

Tiger Woods (left) and Phil Mickelson will compete for $10 million this Thanksgiving.

Mickelson now sits in 10th place of the Ryder Cup standings while Woods is 20th.

Americans suffering from a turkey and Pumpkin Pie-induced coma on Thanksgiving weekend will be treated to the ratings-spinning head-to-head at Shadow Creek Golf Club, according to an *ESPN* report this week.

"What a great heads-up match this promises to be, with two legends of the game battling it out for a huge purse". In the article, Mickelson said, "It's a ridiculous amount of money".

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Mickelson and Woods are playing this week in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Championship South Course in Akron, Ohio.

"It took me a while to get comfortable with the idea of dancing on what would be on national television, but once I did, it was so much fun to shoot", Mickelson told ESPN.

Should the Woods-Mickelson one-on-one match be a success, it could lead to similar one-off high stakes exhibition matches between the top players in golf.

Their relationship, frosty in their primes, has thawed in recent years as age and life experiences have brought them closer. The two played a practice round together Wednesday at Firestone, per ESPN.

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Asked about the November match after his round Thursday, Woods said: "I have nothing further to add to it".

There's still no word on what the actual amount of money will be, but it's still rumored to be $10 million. "We'll play for whatever makes him uncomfortable", he said.

Woods, who serves on the US Ryder Cup committee with Mickelson, sounded like he was up for it.

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