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The Match: Champions for Charity Challenge: Picks and predictions from media members

We check in with golf media types to see their picks for The Match today with Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Peyton Manning, and Tom Brady

Today The Match: Champions for Charity sees Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Peyton Manning, and Tom Brady tee off at The Medalist in Hobe Sound, Florida for charity and a good time. Over $10 million will be raised for a great cause, but you can win up to $100,000 as well via two free-to-enter picks contests at DraftKings Sportsbook: one for the match, and one exclusively for the back nine.

And if you’re looking for some advice, we asked 14 media members and to make some picks for today’s first contest, yours truly included. Here’s a chance to see what those that follow golf the closest think, as well as some guy on his couch with a TV and a friend that’s played the course a lot. Get your picks in before the match, and see if you can be a winner!

Here’s our panel of people handicapping today’s action:

Jason Sobel: Action Network, @JasonSobelTAN
Matt Rybaltowski: Forbes SportsMoney, @mattrybaltowski
Patrick Everson: Covers, @Covers_Vegas
Eric Patterson: TheScore, @EPatGolf
Joel Beall: Golf Digest, @JoelMBeall
Collin Sherwin: DK Nation, @CollinSherwin
David Fucillo: DK Nation, @DavidFucillo
Kelley Bydlon: VSiN, @KelleyVSiN
Lou Monaco: Gaming Today, @LouMonaco
Jimmy Golen: Associated Press, @Jgolen
Daniel Cypra: CBS SportsLine, @cypradn
Mike McAllister: PGA Tour, @PGATOUR_mikemc
Len Ziehm: Daily Herald, @ZiehmLen
Rob Walters: Golf Magazine, @BunkerShotGolf
John Brennan: US Bets, @BergenBrennan

Who will win the match?

Win The Match

Writer Pick
Writer Pick
Jason Sobel Mickelson/Brady
Matt Rybaltowski Woods/Manning
Patrick Everson Mickelson/Brady
Eric Patterson Woods/Manning
Joel Beall Woods/Manning
Collin Sherwin Woods/Manning
David Fucillo Woods/Manning
Kelley Bydlon Woods/Manning
Lou Monaco Mickelson/Brady
Jimmy Golen Woods/Manning
Daniel Cypra Mickelson/Brady
Mike McAllister Woods/Manning
Len Ziehm Woods/Manning
Rob Walters Woods/Manning
John Brennan Mickelson/Brady

What will the outcome of the first hole be?

First Hole

Writer Pick
Writer Pick
Jason Sobel Hole Is Halved
Matt Rybaltowski Hole Is Halved
Patrick Everson Hole Is Halved
Eric Patterson Hole Is Halved
Joel Beall Hole Is Halved
Collin Sherwin Hole Is Halved
David Fucillo Hole Is Halved
Kelley Bydlon Hole Is Halved
Lou Monaco Hole Is Halved
Jimmy Golen Hole Is Halved
Daniel Cypra Mickelson/Brady
Mike McAllister Hole Is Halved
Len Ziehm Hole Is Halved
Rob Walters Hole Is Halved
John Brennan Hole is Halved

Which team will go 2 up first?

First Up 2

Writer Pick
Writer Pick
Jason Sobel Neither
Matt Rybaltowski Woods/Manning
Patrick Everson Woods/Manning
Eric Patterson Woods/Manning
Joel Beall Woods/Manning
Collin Sherwin Woods/Manning
David Fucillo Woods/Manning
Kelley Bydlon Woods/Manning
Lou Monaco Mickelson/Brady
Jimmy Golen Woods/Manning
Daniel Cypra Neither
Mike McAllister Woods/Manning
Len Ziehm Woods/Manning
Rob Walters Woods/Manning
John Brennan Mickelson/Brady

Hole 3: Who will hit the longer tee shot?

Hole 3 Drive

Writer Pick
Writer Pick
Jason Sobel Mickelson
Matt Rybaltowski Woods
Patrick Everson Mickelson
Eric Patterson Mickelson
Joel Beall Mickelson
Collin Sherwin Mickelson
David Fucillo Woods
Kelley Bydlon Mickelson
Lou Monaco Woods
Jimmy Golen Mickelson
Daniel Cypra Woods
Mike McAllister Mickelson
Len Ziehm Woods
Rob Walters Woods
John Brennan Mickelson

Hole 13: Who will hit the longer tee shot?

Hole 13 Drive

Writer Pick
Writer Pick
Jason Sobel Brady
Matt Rybaltowski Manning
Patrick Everson Brady
Eric Patterson Brady
Joel Beall Manning
Collin Sherwin Brady
David Fucillo Manning
Kelley Bydlon Manning
Lou Monaco Brady
Jimmy Golen Manning
Daniel Cypra Manning
Mike McAllister Manning
Len Ziehm Manning
Rob Walters Manning
John Brennan Manning

Hole 4: Nearest to the hole after tee shot?

Hole 4 Pin

Writer Pick
Writer Pick
Jason Sobel Woods
Matt Rybaltowski Manning
Patrick Everson Mickelson
Eric Patterson Woods
Joel Beall Woods
Collin Sherwin Mickelson
David Fucillo Mickelson
Kelley Bydlon Woods
Lou Monaco Mickelson
Jimmy Golen Woods
Daniel Cypra Woods
Mike McAllister Woods
Len Ziehm Mickelson
Rob Walters Manning
John Brennan Mickelson

Will any golfer hit a hole in one?

Hole in one?

Writer Pick
Writer Pick
Jason Sobel No
Matt Rybaltowski No
Patrick Everson No
Eric Patterson No
Joel Beall No
Collin Sherwin No
David Fucillo No
Kelley Bydlon No
Lou Monaco No
Jimmy Golen No
Daniel Cypra No
Mike McAllister No
Len Ziehm No
Rob Walters Yes
John Brennan No

Leader after 3 holes?

Leader after 3

Writer Pick
Writer Pick
Jason Sobel Woods/Manning
Matt Rybaltowski Tie
Patrick Everson Tie
Eric Patterson Tie
Joel Beall Woods/Manning
Collin Sherwin Tie
David Fucillo Woods/Manning
Kelley Bydlon Tie
Lou Monaco Tie
Jimmy Golen Woods/Manning
Daniel Cypra Mickelson/Brady
Mike McAllister Tie
Len Ziehm Woods/Manning
Rob Walters Tie
John Brennan Tie

Leader after 6 holes?

Leader after 6

Writer Pick
Writer Pick
Jason Sobel Tie
Matt Rybaltowski Woods/Manning
Patrick Everson Woods/Manning
Eric Patterson Woods/Manning
Joel Beall Woods/Manning
Collin Sherwin Woods/Manning
David Fucillo Tie
Kelley Bydlon Tie
Lou Monaco Tie
Jimmy Golen Woods/Manning
Daniel Cypra Tie
Mike McAllister Woods/Manning
Len Ziehm Tie
Rob Walters Woods/Manning
John Brennan Mickelson/Brady

Leader after 9 holes?

Leader after 9

Writer Pick
Writer Pick
Jason Sobel Mickelson/Brady
Matt Rybaltowski Woods/Manning
Patrick Everson Mickelson/Brady
Eric Patterson Woods/Manning
Joel Beall Woods/Manning
Collin Sherwin Woods/Manning
David Fucillo Mickelson/Brady
Kelley Bydlon Woods/Manning
Lou Monaco Mickelson/Brady
Jimmy Golen Woods/Manning
Daniel Cypra Mickelson/Brady
Mike McAllister Woods/Manning
Len Ziehm Woods/Manning
Rob Walters Woods/Manning
John Brennan Mickelson/Brady

Will either team make an eagle in the match?

Eagle?

Writer Pick
Writer Pick
Jason Sobel No
Matt Rybaltowski No
Patrick Everson Yes
Eric Patterson No
Joel Beall Yes
Collin Sherwin Yes
David Fucillo No
Kelley Bydlon No
Lou Monaco Yes
Jimmy Golen No
Daniel Cypra No
Mike McAllister Yes
Len Ziehm Yes
Rob Walters Yes
John Brennan No

First golfer to hit a ball in the water?

First in water?

Writer Pick
Writer Pick
Jason Sobel Manning
Matt Rybaltowski Brady
Patrick Everson Brady
Eric Patterson Mickelson
Joel Beall Brady
Collin Sherwin Brady
David Fucillo Manning
Kelley Bydlon Manning
Lou Monaco Manning
Jimmy Golen Manning
Daniel Cypra Brady
Mike McAllister Brady
Len Ziehm Brady
Rob Walters Mickelson
John Brennan Manning

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