Golf: Tom Brady's stunning shot in vain during 'The Match' charity defeat to Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady's shot of the day couldn't save him and Phil Mickelson from defeat during 'The Match' against Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning on Monday (NZ time). 

The quartet played a charity golf match in challenging conditions at Medalist Golf Club in Florida, with proceeds benefiting coronavirus relief.

Brady, 40, showed why he should stick to football, as he struggled through the opening holes of the match and quickly became the butt of online jokes, with NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley, who was on the commentary team, taking some cheeky jabs at the six-time NFL Super Bowl champion. 

But on the par-five seventh, Brady holed a wedge shot from 100 yards out for a birdie, sending shockwaves around the golfing world.

"Shut your mouth, Chuck," Brady told Barkley. "Take that medicine."

Shortly after, Brady discovered he had ripped his pants during the shot and had to change them between holes. 

The shot was Brady's first par-or-better score of the match, played in high winds and rain. 

Brady's birdie also brought a US$100,000 donation from two-time US Open winner Brooks Koepka, who said he'd donate if Brady could make a par on the front side.

Tiger Woods.
Tiger Woods. Photo credit: Getty

But Woods also hit a birdie to tie the hole. 

At the time, Brady and Mickelson were down by three shots, and they managed to claw the deficit to one in the closing holes, but couldn't get over the line, with Woods and former NFL quarterback Manning securing victory. 

Overall, US$20m (NZ$32m) was raised for charity. 

The event is the second edition of 'The Match' between golf legends Woods and Mickelson. In November 2018, Mickelson won a US$9 million (NZ$10.47m) winner-take-all match.