All the social media reaction to Tiger v Phil in Las Vegas

The 19th Hole

From excited pros to complaining fans – and vice versa – it seems everyone had an opinion on ‘The Match’ between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.

The made-for-TV contest went down in Las Vegas on Friday, with Mickelson coming out on top on the fourth extra hole.

Good or bad, the pay-per-view event had everyone talking – including a number of PGA Tour pros, who seemed as divided in their opinion of the unfolding spectacle as the rest of us:

The European Tour pros were mostly silent on the matter, although Englishman Eddie Pepperell certainly wasn’t afraid to offer his opinion of the event (spoiler: he’s not a fan):

Many fans also complained about the heavy breathing being picked up Woods and especially Mickelson’s mics. ‘The Match’ was supposed to be all about banter and trash talk, but fans got a little more than they bargained for from the two veterans walking the course:

All in all, an event to remember – for a whole host of reasons.

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