Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will play a coronavirus relief golf match next month with Super Bowl-winning quarter-backs Tom Brady and Peyton Manning.
The charity match would be held at an undisclosed location without fans.
It is being organised by the PGA Tour and AT&T’s WarnerMedia.
The negotiations are still being finalised but the match pitting 15-times major champion Woods and Manning against five-times major winner Mickelson and Brady could be aired on live TV.
The match is unlikely to be featured on pay-per-view.
“Discussions along these lines have been ongoing for quite some time, but nothing has been approved by the tour,” the PGA Tour said in a statement.
A match-up featuring two of the most famous golfers of their era and two of the all-time greatest NFL quarter-backs would be a rare sports event during the coronavirus pandemic.
Already, the pandemic has brought the sports world to a halt.
The event will feature a small production crew to film it and each individual will obey the social-distancing recommendations to stay six-feet apart, the report said.
Mickelson was asked recently on Twitter about the chances of a round of golf against Woods being live-streamed in the near future, and the American replied: “Working on it”.
When another fan tweeted to Mickelson asking him not to “tease”, the 49-year-old responded: “I don’t tease. I’m kinda a sure thing”.
Woods, 44, last competed in mid-February and then withdrew from a number of tournaments with a back injury.
That was before the PGA Tour decided to cancel a slew of events because of the coronavirus.
Mickelson finished third in the Pebble Beach Pro-Am in early February and missed the cut in his next two starts.
Woods and Mickelson played against each other in a winner-takes-all nine million dollars matchplay exhibition in November 2018 that was golf’s first venture into pay-per-view.
That event was hyped like a Las Vegas prize fight but proved more of a pillow fight with both golfers in jovial mood.
They were playing for a purse that was put up by sponsors and went to a charity of Mickelson’s choice.