Charles Barkley and Phil Mickelson will staff up on the golf course Friday, however that did not cease “Lefty” from mocking Barkley’s swing on Sunday.
That duo will match up with Stephen Curry and Peyton Manning in “The Match: Champions for Change” the day after Thanksgiving. It’ll be the second iteration of “The Match” after Manning and Tom Brady joined Mickelson and Tiger Woods, respectively, on the course in May. Barkley’s golf swing has been much-maligned, and Mickelson and Curry mentioned it over Twitter lower than per week earlier than it’s going to be on nationwide tv.
It all began with a promotional video from Callaway Golf, which confirmed Curry flopping a shot over a cardboard cutout of Mickelson. That prompted a reply from Mickelson saying he would possibly begin worrying about “The Match” now.
Curry could not move up the chance to let Mickelson know the place his actual anxieties ought to come from: Barkley’s swing. Mickelson agreed.
Curry replied to that tweet with laughing emojis, after which he added insult to harm by posting a video of Barkley’s swing with a mocking caption.
“They’re gonna should put that 24 second shot clock on Chuck for this factor,” Curry wrote. “He’s gonna be burning daylight on the market @PhilMickelson 😂 😂 😂 #TheMatch.”
Manning and Curry, who has performed in skilled golf occasions, will play in opposition to Mickelson and Barkley on Friday, Nov. 27 at 3 p.m. ET at Stone Canyon Golf Club in Arizona. They’ll play a modified alternate shot format, and it will be televised on TNT. Mickelson was a winner in May when teamed with Brady, however Barkley’s yips-heavy golf swing would not fairly stay as much as the G.O.A.T.’s.