Mickelson talks smack before Match II vs. Tiger

Phil Mickelson is talkin’ smack again.

After not touching a club for six weeks following the PGA Tour’s shutdown March 13 due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Mickelson has ramped up his practice and play ahead of Sunday’s “The Match: Champions for Charity,” where he’ll team with Tom Brady and face Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning.

The event, which will raise at least $10 million for coronavirus relief efforts, will be staged at Medalist Golf Club, a private gem in Hobe Sound, Florida, and the home course for one Tiger Woods.

“I can’t wait to go to Tiger’s place and take him down,” Mickelson said in a phone call with Golfweek. “Tiger thinks he has a huge advantage playing there because he was insistent that this event is played on his home course. Despite everyone else wanting to play it elsewhere. That’s fine. We’ll take it to him and Peyton.

“There will be no excuses. It’s his home course but Tom and I are going to go down there and put it to them, and we’ll make it that every time Tiger shows up at his home course, he’ll have a bad memory.”


Mickelson, who has never played Medalist, will be the first to tell you that his longtime…

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