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One week after a strong performance at the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass, Tiger Woods was in Las Vegas hosting his Tiger Jam charity event at the MGM Grand.

The Tiger Jam is a weekend of experiences, including golf with Woods and other celebrities, concerts and other events, with proceeds going to his TGR Foundation, which promotes education for students in underserved areas.

As part of this weekend’s 20th annual Tiger Jam, Woods challenged World Long Drive competitor Troy Mullins to a long drive contest.

Mullins, 25, won last year’s women’s WLD championship.

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She hit a record 402-yard drive in competition last year.

And Mullins has her eyes on competing on the LPGA Tour.

So when Woods challenged her to a long drive contest at Shadow Creek Golf Course in Vegas, it was clear he needed to bring his A game to beat her.

Woods busted a drive that was apparently too good to beat.

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After he crushed the ball, he put on his sunglasses and walked away smiling.

“Tiger challenged me to a long drive contest, but then bombed it and dropped the mic on me #tobecontinued,” wrote Mullins in an Instagram post.

But she then posted on Twitter that she didn’t get the chance to hit, so the challenge continues.

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He’s the host; you have to let the host win.

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Dave is a lifelong sports fan who has been writing for The Wildcard since 2017. He has been a writer for more than 20 years for a variety of publications.
Dave has been writing about sports for The Wildcard since 2017. He's been a reporter and editor for over 20 years, covering everything from sports to financial news. In addition to writing for The Wildcard, Dave has covered mutual funds for Pensions and Investments, meetings and conventions, money market funds, personal finance, associations, and he currently covers financial regulations and the energy sector for Macallan Communications. He has won awards for both news and sports reporting.
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