Tiger versus Phil is a curiosity, not a contest

Rise at 3.55am tomorrow, put on the coffee, switch on the TV. Phil and Tiger - we're all on first-name terms here - are playing for US$9 million (S$12.4 million) and priceless bragging rights. They'll be miked-up, talking trash, making side bets larger than your annual salary and trailed by grinning celebrities.

Have fun, but I won't be there. Not for $14.90. Hell, not even for $1.90.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 23, 2018, with the headline 'Tiger versus Phil is a curiosity, not a contest'. Print Edition | Subscribe