March 30, 2023

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Brady, Rodgers def. Mahomes, Allen in The Match

Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers now have bragging rights on the golf course over Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen after successful Capital One’s The Match on Wednesday.

The 4 NFL quarterbacks performed a 12-hole golf exhibition at Wynn Las Vegas, the place Rodgers drained a putt on the ultimate gap to present his staff a 1-up win.

Whereas it was entertaining to observe the quarterbacks compete on the course, it was additionally for trigger, elevating sufficient cash to donate 10,258,000 meals for Feeding America.

The opponents took the occasion severely but in addition began the trash discuss early. Allen mentioned he would play the spherical with a golf ball that had an image of a shirtless Brady taken on the 2000 NFL scouting mix.

Allen took some photographs himself. When Brady hit a brief shot, he mentioned he hit it chunky and “Josh Alleny.”


One of the best moments from an enormous win by Tom Brady/Aaron Rodgers over Patrick Mahomes/Josh Allen in The Match
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There have been fairly a couple of errant photographs within the match, with a minimum of one spectator getting hit by a ball from Allen.

Allen advised the commentators he gave the unfortunate fan a glove as a memento.

Brady and Rodgers got here out of the gates swinging, making birdie on the primary two holes to go 2 up early within the spherical. Mahomes and Allen ultimately got here again, fueled by some clutch putts from Mahomes.

Mahomes had a two-putt birdie on No. 5 to deliver the match sq. and made one other putt late within the spherical to present his staff the lead.

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The trash discuss subsided because the match received tighter and nearer to the ultimate gap. The one chirping late within the occasion got here from match commentator Charles Barkley, who took photographs at the entire quarterbacks, fellow commentator Trevor Immelman and even Basketball Corridor of Famer Shaquille O’Neal.

Mahomes hit a shot on a par-3 to 7 toes, 6 inches from the opening, and match commentator Ernie Johnson mentioned Mahomes hit it to concerning the size of O’Neal. Barkley took the chance to make a note about his NBA broadcast companion.

“That’s the one advantage of doing golf, man, I don’t need to be round that fool,” Barkley mentioned. “It’s extra stunning when Shaq’s not right here. My life is manner higher when he’s not round.”

Barkley helped preserve issues mild because the quarterbacks have been speaking much less and fewer because it received nearer to the ultimate gap. The match was all sq. going into the par-3 when Rodgers hit his tee shot on the inexperienced and sank his putt for the win. It was the primary win for Brady, who entered Wednesday 0-2 in these exhibition matches.

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