Tiger & Phil's $10 MILLION match

Alex Myers discusses the planned high-stakes, winner-take-all match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.

Released on 7/9/2018

Transcript

00:00
So remember when Phil Nicholson
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joked at the players championship
00:03
about a high stakes,
00:04
winner take all match with Tiger woods.
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Well apparently Phil wasn't kidding,
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the five time major champ told golf.com's Alan Shipnuck
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that a made for TV match with the 14 time major winner
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is in the works, and it's high stakes alright.
00:17
Try 10 million dollars, that's right,
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10 million dollars on a golf match.
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That would mean each player is risking five million,
00:27
just a bit different then your weekly, five dollar nassau.
00:31
Then again if TV and sponsors are involved
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there's no way these guys are risking
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that much of their own money,
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in fact I'd be willing to bet five million
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these savvy business men are making money off this match
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no matter how it unfolds.
00:44
And I don't blame them, but it's a shame,
00:46
because as much as 10 million is to us normal folk
00:49
it's just an extra 10 million to each of these guys
00:52
if it's not actually coming out of their pockets.
00:54
Imagine Phil having to go home,
00:56
and explain to his wife Amy that,
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that seventh beach house he was planning on purchasing
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is going to have to wait.
01:02
Now that would make for some drama.
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Also, who knows how much Phil just put in
01:06
to a chain of robotic frozen yogurt stores, true story.
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And they're not even called Robo Froyo.
01:13
Maybe Phil's not as savvy as a business man as I thought.
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And while we're kicking around ideas,
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here are a couple for the big match
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that were suggested to me on Twitter.
01:22
A Bone Stevie undercart, nice.
01:26
And how about the loser having to wear
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one of those ridiculous button up shirts on the golf course.
01:33
Wait, Phil does that already, never mind.
01:38
In any event a Tiger Phil clash
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would obviously do huge TV ratings,
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and you're lying to yourself if you're saying
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you wouldn't plunk down some of your own money
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to watch on pay-per-view.
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It's still Tiger, Phil and 10 million on the line.
01:53
Please, please, let this happen,
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and get your popcorn ready.
01:58
(popcorn crunching)
02:02
Didn't really need the popcorn
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but I'm not complaining.
02:07
(Popcorn crunching)
02:09
Good excuse to get some popcorn, huh?
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