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Woods, Mickelson all set for Turkey Day showdown

The winner-take-all match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson is on.

Golf legends will compete in $9 million US winner-take-all match

Tiger Woods, left, and Phil Mickelson share a laugh on the 11th tee box while playing a practice round for the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Tuesday, April 3, 2018. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via The Associated Press)

The winner-take-all match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson is on.

WarnerMedia says it has secured the rights for a pay-per-view event it is promoting as "The Match." It will be 18 holes between Woods and Mickelson held Thanksgiving weekend at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. The winner will receive $9 million US.

The pay-per-view cost is to be announced later.

Woods announced that the match was on in a tweet, setting off Twitter banter with Mickelson, who only signed up for a Twitter account Wednesday.

WarnerMedia says pay-per-view coverage will be distributed through Turner's B/R Live, AT&T DirecTV and U-verse, and other on-demand platforms. HBO Sports and Bleacher Report will take part in the promotion.

Woods and Mickelson will make side bets during the match on such things as longest drive or closest to the pin.

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