Tiger Woods outplays ‘overweight middle-aged guy’ Phil Mickelson

( CNN) He rocked a look that hollered weekend accountant and he played like one as Phil Mickelson required a calculator to add up his wayward first round at the Players Championship.

The 47 -year-old took golf’s conservative fashion genre to another level with a long-sleeve collared office shirt at Sawgrass, and his struggling 79 was sympomatic of a wider malaise among the much-hyped pavilion groups at Sawgrass.

Earlier in the week Mickelson mockingly called out Tiger Woods for a big-money match, but the value of the stakes might have dropped after his playing partner opened with a lackluster level-par 72 at the prestigious Ponte Vedra Beach tournament.

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