“The Match,” a $9 million winner-take-all, pay-per-view event between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson at Shadow Creek on Nov. 23, will not have any tickets available to the public.
Multiple sources who are familiar with the planning said a small gathering of sponsors and VIPs will be given access to Shadow Creek, which is owned by MGM Resorts International.
The event is believed to be the first televised pay-per-view golf event. Broadcast rights are held by WarnerMedia.
Also, no parts of the match will be played under the lights as was under speculation following Mickelson’s comments about the event being held in prime time.
“It’s an opportunity for us to bring golf to the masses in prime time during a period where we don’t have much going on in the world of golf,” Mickelson told ESPN.com in August.
Sunset is 4:28 p.m. in Las Vegas on the day of The Match — the Friday after Thanksgiving —…