Philadelphia 76ers legend Charles Barkley is greater than assured that his pairing with golf legend Phil Mickelson shall be sufficient to beat the group of Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry and NFL legend Peyton Manning within the upcoming golf showdown. Banking on the success of Capital One’s The Match I, Turner Sports activities made the announcement for The Match II with Phil Mickelson that includes as the one recognised golf participant among the many 4 males.
The Match I: Champions for Change served because the 2018 rematch between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson that was gained by the latter. The group of Tom Brady and Tiger Woods gained Could’s charity occasion by a gap. The occasion raised over $20 million for COVID-19 reduction.
The upcoming occasion will function the third showdown within the sequence and the second in charity contests. Capital One’s The Match: Champions for Change shall be televised solely on TNT. The charity golf showdown is scheduled for Friday, November 27, 3:00 PM ET. It is going to be hosted on the Stone Canyon Golf Membership in Oro Valley, Arizona. This version will assist Traditionally Black Schools and Universities (HBCUs), a trigger Steph Curry has been intently working for lately. The occasion may even look to increase consciousness and shed mild in the direction of alternatives for range and equality in sports activities.
Charles Barkley, Steph Curry trash discuss in The Match build-up
Along with benefitting a social trigger, The Match II will possible convey the identical degree of trash discuss because the earlier version. Former NBA MVP Charles Barkley was fast to take the primary photographs as he assured his group will rating a cushty win over Curry and Manning. “Capital One’s The Match has been a number of enjoyable to be part of over the previous few years and I’m excited to lastly showcase my abilities on the course. Phil (Mickelson) and I acquired this, I GUARANTEE!” he stated throughout Monday’s announcement. Charles Barkley served as one of many commentators throughout the Could 2020 version of the occasion.
Barkley’s companion for the upcoming showdown, Phil Mickelson exuded the identical degree of confidence as he posted a tweet accepting “Sir Charles” as his companion this time.
I’m feeling fairly assured after my win that I’ll even take Sir Charles as my companion to take these guys on!
— Phil Mickelson (@PhilMickelson) October 19, 2020
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Nevertheless, it wasn’t solely Barkley and Mickelson who took photographs at their opponents. Three-time NBA champion Steph Curry, who’s an novice golfer, took a delicate jibe at Barkley as he deliberately skipped Chuck’s identify whereas lauding the remainder of the gamers concerned within the golf match. “I actually imagine an funding in HBCUs is an funding in our future and I’m honoured to have the chance to proceed to assist these nice establishments alongside a few of my favorite gamers and Chuck,” Curry stated.
Whereas his NBA profession continues to be going sturdy, Steph Curry has slowly constructed a powerful resume as an novice golfer. He took half within the 2018 Ellie Mae Traditional At TPC Stonebrae in San Francisco. Whereas he did not make the minimize, Curry did impress along with his efficiency. In keeping with Golf Digest, the Peyton Manning handicap rating is 6.4, which locations among the many high 17% of golfers within the US.
The Charles Barkley handicap rating stays unknown. Nevertheless, the previous NBA participant is understood to one of many high movie star golfers.