Golf greats Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are slated to compete on the U.S. Open in June, however tipsters say the bitter rivals, who’ve been teed off at one another for many years, are already ramping up their trash-talking methods!
“They actually detest each other, and the jibes have gotten extra mean-spirited with each passing yr,” spills an insider.
“The irony is that they’ve each been branded as cheats prior to now. With Phil, it was golf — with Tiger it was golf and girls.”
On the 2018 U.S. Open, Mickelson, 51, was slammed for placing a rolling ball, a transparent violation. However he later shrugged off the infamous no-no by saying, “I took the two-shot penalty and moved on. It’s my understanding of the principles.”
“I’ve had a number of occasions the place I’ve needed to do this. I simply lastly did.”
Woods has additionally been accused of being cavalier with match guidelines — and his marriage ceremony vows!
The hyperlinks legend’s profession took a significant nosedive after The Nationwide ENQUIRER uncovered his infidelity in 2009 and his serial skirt-chasing value him his marriage to magnificence Elin Nordegren.
The recovering intercourse addict additionally accomplished a rehab stint to kick prescription painkillers and pleaded responsible to reckless driving in 2017 after a humiliating DUI arrest!
However Woods, 46, acquired again into the swing of issues along with his fifth Masters victory in 2019 — earlier than being stymied by a shattered leg brought on by his California automobile wreck in 2021.
Whereas the gimpy golfer is launching one other comeback, the insider dishes, “Phil scoffs at Tiger making an attempt to be the king of the golf green once more.”