Stone Canyon Golf Club to Host Capital One’s The Match: Champions for Change, on Friday, November 27 at 1 p.m. MST (3 p.m. ET). The event will be televised on TNT.
The competition will be modified alternate-shot match play format with five-time major winner Phil Mickelson teaming with Charles Barkley, a Naismith Memorial Hall of Famer, in facing Stephen Curry, a three-time NBA Champion and near scratch golfer, and two-time Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning.
“Capital One’s The Match has become a franchise featuring some of the best in sports and entertainment, and we’re looking forward to this next iteration and the meaningful awareness it will raise for social change,” said Lenny Daniels, President, Turner Sports. “With Phil, Charles, Stephen and Peyton on the course, there’s sure to be no shortage of must-see moments, in addition to the important causes driving each athlete’s participation.”
The event will contribute toward and highlight diversity, equality and inclusion through donations to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), while raising awareness and spotlighting opportunities for diversity and equality in sports.
Although no galleries will be allowed for the event, it is still exciting for all of Arizona golf as it will illustrate the beauty of golf in the desert for a national audience. Stone Canyon Golf Club, located in Oro Valley near Tucson, is a spectacular layout surrounded by incredible desert scenery. The club, owned by Mickelson Golf Properties, is considered one of golf’s preeminent desert settings and regularly ranks among the best courses in the country. Stone Canyon’s 18 uniquely designed golf holes are situated at the base of the picturesque Tortolita Mountains, offering views of the Santa Catalina Mountains in all directions. https://www.stonecanyon.com/