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Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and how their relationship evolved

Tiger and Phil. Ryder Cup task force supporters. Business partners. Friends. And now ... coronavirus pandemic relief trailblazers.

Hal Sutton must be shaking his head. The long-ago U.S. Ryder Cup captain once, in 2004, tried to make Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson partners, with disastrous results that lingered for years.

And far more recently, this union still would have been all but impossible to envision.

Now, for the second time, they have joined forces for a made-for-TV/streaming event that will undoubtedly attract a slew of eyeballs in a world that is still largely without sports.