Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods will face off in an exhibition match in Las Vegas later this year.

Mickelson joined Twitter today and shared the annoucement of the clash which will take place in November. According to reports they will play for US$9m (NZ$13.4m).

One major issue with the promotional poster however. Woods is using a left-handed driver.

Tiger Woods with a left-handed driver.
Tiger Woods with a left-handed driver. reported last month that Woods and Mickelson, who have combined for 19 majors, 122 victories on the PGA Tour and 90 years on earth, were on the verge of agreeing to the winner-take-all match.


Woods and Mickelson played a practice round together at the Masters, were in the same group at The Players Championship. They have the most PGA Tour titles of players from their generation, though they never competed on the back nine with a major championship at stake except for the 2001 Masters and 2002 U.S. Open, both won by Woods.

Woods once played the starring role in Monday night exhibitions nearly two decades ago, which were televised by ABC. The first one was dubbed the "Showdown at Sherwood" between Woods and Duval, when they were Nos. 1 and 2 in the world. Woods won and earned US$1.1 million, while Duval received US$200,000. They each donated US$200,000 to charity, half of it going to The First Tee.