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Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson Update After 9 Holes

Tiger Woods closing his eyes with his hands in his pocket.

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 08: Tiger Woods of the United States looks on during the final round of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2018 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson aren't playing their best golf on Friday, but their match has been entertaining nonetheless. At the moment, Mickelson has a slight advantage.

As noted in previous updates, there are two matches happening at once - the overall match play and the side bets. Mickelson, after winning the eighth hole, is now up one.

Woods was able to tie the match on the seventh hole, but promptly gave command back to Mickelson.

As for the side bets, Mickelson lost $200,000 for failing to birdie the first hole. But he then won two closest-to-the-pin bets - on No. 5 and No. 8. The first was for $100,000 and the second was for $200,000.

So at the moment, Mickelson is up one in match play and up $100,000 in side betting.

While the two have been buddy-buddy the whole affair, you know deep down they want to win. The final few holes will be taken very seriously.

We'll keep you updated on the match.