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Luke Donald reacts after he lost his second-round match to Scott Piercy, 7 and 6, at the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

Luke Donald reacts after he lost his second-round match to Scott Piercy, 7 and 6, at the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Avondale, LA - TPC Louisiana

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After Thursday's first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play saw top seeds Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods lose, Friday's second round followed suit with Luke Donald and Louis Oosthuizen bowing out of the competition.

Donald was routed by Scott Piercy, 7 and 6, while Oosthuizen fell to Robert Garrigus, 3 and 2. In fact, the only top 10-ranked player int he world to advance to Saturday's third round was Bubba Watson, who beat Jim Furyk in 22 holes.

Plenty of Cinderellas remain, including Shane Lowry, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano and Tim Clark.

See how it all unfolded Friday at Dove Mountain:

• • •

Webb Simpson vs. Peter Hanson: Hole No. 18

2013 results: Webb Simpson results | Peter Hanson results

Simpson drills a 15-footer for birdie to win the hole and the match.

Match complete: Simpson, 1 up

• • •

Alexander Noren vs. Graeme McDowell: Hole No. 20

2013 results: Alexander Noren results | Graeme McDowell results

Like Nick Watney did about 10 minutes ago, Noren tries for the par 5 in two and misses left into the desert. Luckily, he's able to take relief due to a TV tower being within a club length of his line to the hole. Still playing from the desert, Noren ends up short of the green with his third shot. His fourth was left well short on the green and after missing the long par save, he conceded the hole and the match to McDowell.

Match complete: McDowell, 20 holes

• • •

Webb Simpson vs. Peter Hanson: Hole No. 17

2013 results: Webb Simpson results | Peter Hanson results

Another halve as Simpson makes a 6-footer for par to keep the match at all square heading into No. 18.

Thru 17: All square

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole No. 21

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

Watney made a big save at No. 2, but at the par-3 third, he hits his tee shot into a greenside bunker. Stricker sticks it to about 8 feet. Watney's second runs 10 feet by and he misses the par save. He then conceeds the hole and the match to Stricker.

Match complete: Stricker, 21 holes

• • •

Alexander Noren vs. Graeme McDowell: Hole No. 19

2013 results: Alexander Noren results | Graeme McDowell results

McDowell needs to make a short par to extend the match and he does.

Thru 19: All square

• • •

Webb Simpson vs. Peter Hanson: Hole Nos. 15-16

2013 results: Webb Simpson results | Peter Hanson results

Two halves in a row thanks to some clutch putting by both players and we'll still all square.

Thru 16: All square

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole No. 20

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

Watney went for the green in two, but missed left and into the desert. His ball came to rest in a dead bush. He tried to play it, but ended up hitting short into the front greenside bunker. Stricker played it safe, reaching the green in three. His fourth ended up 5 feet from the hole. Watney's fourth rolled about 3 feet past the hole. Stricker would then miss the short birdie putt right of the hole.

Thru 20: All square

• • •

Alexander Noren vs. Graeme McDowell: Hole No. 18

2013 results: Alexander Noren results | Graeme McDowell results

McDowell sticks his approach to 4 feet or so. He'd make the birdie putt to extend the match to extra holes.

Thru 18: All square

• • •

Alexander Noren vs. Graeme McDowell: Hole No. 17

2013 results: Alexander Noren results | Graeme McDowell results

Noren takes the lead with an 8-footer for birdie at No. 17.

Thru 17: Noren, 1 up

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole No. 19

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

Stricker goes long with his approach, finding the back rough. Watney has a 15 footer for birdie and he slides it by right of the hole. Stricker would get up-and-down for par to stay alive.

Thru 19: All square

• • •

Alexander Noren vs. Graeme McDowell: Hole Nos. 15-16

2013 results: Alexander Noren results | Graeme McDowell results

A birdie by Noren at No. 15 evens things back up and after a halve at No. 16, this match enters No. 17 all knotted up.

Thru 16: All square

• • •

Webb Simpson vs. Peter Hanson: Hole Nos. 13-14

2013 results: Webb Simpson results | Peter Hanson results

After Hanson wins No. 13 with a birdie, Simpson pulls this one back to all square with a par at No. 14.

Thru 14: All square

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole No. 18

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

Stricker missed a 20-footer from the fringe to win the match and Watney saves par to extend the match.

Thru 18: All square

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole Nos. 16-17

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

After a halve at No. 16, Watney pulls back to even after making a 6-footer for birdie at No. 17.

Thru 17: All square

• • •

Alexander Noren vs. Graeme McDowell: Hole No. 14

2013 results: Alexander Noren results | Graeme McDowell results

McDowell makes birdie to retake the lead.

Thru 14: McDowell, 1 up

• • •

Charles Howell vs. Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano: Hole No. 13

2013 results: Charles Howell results | Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano results

Fernandez-Castano makes a 6-footer for birdie to seal the match victory. Fernandez-Castano didn't record a bogey today while Howell III didn't make a birdie.

Match complete: Fernandez-Castano, 6 and 5

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 22

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

Jim Furyk misses the green in two at the par-4 fourth hole before his chip runs way past the cup. He is still outside of Bubba's ball and hammers his par save 5 feet by. Bubba needs to two-putt for par to win the match and he does.

Match complete: Watson, 22 holes

• • •

Webb Simpson vs. Peter Hanson: Hole Nos. 10-12

2013 results: Webb Simpson results | Peter Hanson results

After Hanson won No. 10 with par to move to 2 up, Simpson was conceded No. 11 and then made a 15-footer for birdie to win No. 12 and move the match back to all square.

Thru 12: All square

• • •

Alexander Noren vs. Graeme McDowell: Hole Nos. 11-13

2013 results: Alexander Noren results | Graeme McDowell results

A double bogey by McDowell at No. 13 allows Noren to take the hole and even the match back up.

Thru 13 All square

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 21

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

Furyk just misses an 8-footer for birdie to win the match and Watson saves par to push this one to another hole.

Thru 21: All square

• • •

Charles Howell vs. Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano: Hole Nos. 10-12

2013 results: Charles Howell results | Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano results

Fernandez-Castano birdies No. 11 to add to his commanding lead.

Thru 12: Fernandez-Castano, 5 up

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole Nos. 13-15

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

After halves on Nos. 13 and 14, Watney sinks a short birdie on No. 15 to pull to within a hole.

Thru 15: Stricker, 1 up

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 20

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

Bubba finds a fairway bunker, so he has to lay up. He ends up with birdie, as does Furyk, and this match will head to another extra hole.

Thru 20: All square

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole No. 19

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

Day makes a 9-footer for birdie to win the hole and the match.

Match complete: Day, 19 holes

• • •

Shane Lowry vs. Carl Pettersson: Hole No. 13

2013 results: Shane Lowry results | Carl Pettersson results

Lowry is still riding the high of beating World No. 1 Rory McIlroy, running away from Pettersson in this one, burying an 18-footer for birdie on No. 13 to close out the match.

Match complete: Lowry, 6 and 5

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 19

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

Playing the par-4 1st hole again, Watson hits a great second shot into the green, but misses a 5-footer for birdie and the match will head to its 20th hole.

Thru 19: All square

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole No. 18

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

Henley found a fairway bunker with his tee shot, but hit a great approach to about 10 feet. Day missed a 20-footer for birdie to win the match and Henley sank his birdie try to extend the match.

Thru 18: All square

• • •

Marcus Fraser vs. Fredrik Jacobson: Hole Nos. 13-15

2013 results: Marcus Fraser results | Fredrik Jacobson results

Fraser made par to win No. 13 and pull to within two holes, but the Junk Man won Nos. 14 and 15 with birdies – his birdie at No. 15 came on a 5-footer – to capture the match.

Match complete: Jacobson, 4 and 3

• • •

Webb Simpson vs. Peter Hanson: Hole Nos. 7-9

2013 results: Webb Simpson results | Peter Hanson results

After Simpson evened things up with par to win the hole at No. 7, Hanson got it right back with a conceded birdie at No. 8.

Thru 9: Hanson, 1 up

• • •

Louis Oosthuizen vs. Robert Garrigus: Hole No. 16

2013 results: Louis Oosthuizen results | Robert Garrigus results

A pair of pars at the par-3 16th secure the victory for Garrigus and no No. 1 seed is left in the competition.

Match complete: Garrigus, 3 and 2

• • •

Rafael Cabrera-Bello vs. Martin Kaymer: Hole No. 17

2013 results: Rafael Cabrera-Bello results | Martin Kaymer results

Cabrera-Bello can't hole out a bunker shot and hands the match to Kaymer, who was really never challenged in this match.

Match complete: Kaymer, 2 and 1

• • •

Alexander Noren vs. Graeme McDowell: Hole Nos. 9-10

2013 results: Alexander Noren results | Graeme McDowell results

After two holes halved with pars, McDowell still leads by a hole entering No. 11.

Thru 10: McDowell, 1 up

• • •

Louis Oosthuizen vs. Robert Garrigus: Hole No. 15

2013 results: Louis Oosthuizen results | Robert Garrigus results

Robert Garrigus and Louis Oosthuizen trade birdies on No. 15 and Garrigus is now dormie heading to No. 16.

Thru 15: Garrigus, 3 up

• • •

Rafael Cabrera-Bello vs. Martin Kaymer: Hole Nos. 14-16

2013 results: Rafael Cabrera-Bello results | Martin Kaymer results

Three consecutive halves have Cabrera-Bello on the ropes, as he needs to win the last two holes to extend the match.

Thru 16: Kaymer, 2 up

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 18

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

Bubba Watson misses a 3-footer to close out the match, allowing Furyk's birdie to extend the match.

Thru 18: All square

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole No. 17

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

Day found a bunker with his tee shot at No. 17 and then left his second short into the desert. But his third shot ended up less than a foot from the hole. Henley found a greenside bunker with his approach and then hit his third to about 2 feet. The hole is halved with pars.

Thru 17: Day, 1 up

• • •

Charles Howell vs. Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano: Hole Nos. 8-9

2013 results: Charles Howell results | Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano results

Howell has a lot of work to do on the back-nine, sitting 4 down after losing the 8th hole to a birdie.

Thru 9: Fernandez-Castano, 4 up

• • •

Richard Sterne vs. Hunter Mahan: Hole No. 15

2013 results: Richard Sterne results | Hunter Mahan results

Mahan missed a birdie putt that would’ve won the match, but after Sterne missed a birdie putt of his own, Mahan made the par save to halve the hole and win the match.

Match complete: Mahan, 4 and 3

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole Nos. 11-12

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

Stricker sinks a 5-footer at the par-3 12th to double his lead.

Thru 12: Stricker, 2 up

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 17

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

A nice par save from Watson of about 6 feet that allows him to keep his 1-up lead heading to the par-4 18th.

Thru 17: Watson, 1 up

• • •

Marcus Fraser vs. Fredrik Jacobson: Hole Nos. 11-12

2013 results: Marcus Fraser results | Fredrik Jacobson results

A couple more halved holes as the Junk Man continues to hold onto the lead.

Thru 12: Jacobson, 3 up

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole No. 16

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

Henley missed a 10-footer for birdie at No. 16 to potentially pull back to all square. He then had to make a 3-foot comeback putt for par, which he did to stay one back with two to play.

Thru 16: Day, 1 up

• • •

Ian Poulter vs. Bo Van Pelt: Hole No. 17

For 2013 results: Ian Poulter results | Bo Van Pelt results

After a halve at No. 16, Van Pelt needed to make his 12-footer for birdie at No. 17, but ran it by to the right of the hole. With Poulter facing a shorter birdie putt, Van Pelt conceded the hole and the match to Poulter.

Match complete: Poulter, 3 and 1

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole No. 15

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

Day gets into trouble at No. 15, driving it right into the desert. He attempted to hit it out of the desert, but the ball stayed in. His third, a chip, barely got onto the green before he conceded the hole.

Thru 15: Day, 1 up

• • •

Luke Donald vs. Scott Piercy: Hole No. 12

2013 results: Luke Donald results | Scott Piercy results

Piercy moves to 7 under on his round with a birdie at the par-3 12th and closes out Donald in absolutely dominating performance.

Match complete: Piercy, 7 and 6

• • •

Richard Sterne vs. Hunter Mahan: Hole Nos. 13-14

2013 results: Richard Sterne results | Hunter Mahan results

Mahan was conceded an eagle and the hole at the par-5 13th before halving No. 14. Mahan, who won Nos. 10-13, has the match at dormie entering No. 15.

Thru 14: Mahan, 4 up

• • •

Louis Oosthuizen vs. Robert Garrigus: Hole No. 13

2013 results: Louis Oosthuizen results | Robert Garrigus results

This one is getting close to the point of no return for Oosthuizen, who loses the par-5 13th to a Garrigus birdie and is now 3 down with five to play.

Thru 13: Garrigus, 3 up

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole Nos. 9-10

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

A birdie at No. 10 – a second straight – gives Stricker a one-hole lead entering No. 11.

Thru 10: Stricker, 1 up

• • •

Charles Howell vs. Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano: Hole No. 7

2013 results: Charles Howell results | Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano results

A day after never trailing against Tiger Woods, Howell finds himself 3 down after Fernandez-Castano birdies No. 7.

Thru 7: Fernandez-Castano, 3 up

• • •

Webb Simpson vs. Peter Hanson: Hole Nos. 4-6

2013 results: Webb Simpson results | Peter Hanson results

Three straight halves in this match, including at No. 5 where both players made bogey.

Thru 6: Hanson, 1 up

• • •

Shane Lowry vs. Carl Pettersson: Hole No. 9

2013 results: Shane Lowry results | Carl Pettersson results

Lowry only needs a par at No. 9 to extend his lead, as Pettersson picks up his first bogey of the day.

Thru 9: Lowry, 4 up

• • •

Alexander Noren vs. Graeme McDowell: Hole Nos. 7-8

2013 results: Alexander Noren results | Graeme McDowell results

McDowell birdies the par-5 eighth to take the lead.

Thru 8: McDowell, 1 up

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 15

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

Watson drives the green at the 318-yard, par-4 and two-putts for birdie, while Furyk's birdie try lips out. Watson back on top.

Thru 15: Watson, 1 up

• • •

Rafael Cabrera-Bello vs. Martin Kaymer: Hole No. 13

2013 results: Rafael Cabrera-Bello results | Martin Kaymer results

Cabrera-Bello wins his first hole since No. 4 with a birdie at No. 13, cutting Kaymer's advantage to two holes.

Thru 13: Kaymer, 2 up

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole Nos. 13-14

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

Day has won three straight holes after making a 25-footer for birdie to win No. 14.

Thru 14: Day, 2 up

• • •

Ian Poulter vs. Bo Van Pelt: Hole Nos. 14-15

For 2013 results: Ian Poulter results | Bo Van Pelt results

After halving No. 14 with pars, Poulter and Van Pelt each make short birdies to halve No. 15.

Thru 15: Poulter, 2 up

• • •

Tim Clark vs. Thorbjorn Olesen: Hole No. 16

2013 results: Tim Clark results | Thorbjorn Olesen results

Tim Clark two-putts for a par at the par-3 16th to close out the match and move on to the Round of 16.

Match complete: Clark, 3 and 2

• • •

Shane Lowry vs. Carl Pettersson: Hole Nos. 7-8

2013 results: Shane Lowry results | Carl Pettersson results

A birdie on the par-5 8th has Lowry in complete control of this match. He is 3 under through 8 holes.

Thru 8: Lowry, 3 up

• • •

Marcus Fraser vs. Fredrik Jacobson: Hole Nos. 9-10

2013 results: Marcus Fraser results | Fredrik Jacobson results

Two straight halves and the Junk Man maintains the three-hole edge.

Thru 10: Jacobson, 3 up

• • •

Richard Sterne vs. Hunter Mahan: Hole No. 12

2013 results: Richard Sterne results | Hunter Mahan results

Mahan makes a short birdie putt to win a third straight hole.

Thru 12: Mahan, 3 up

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 14

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

Watson, who was 3 up on the 10th, bogeys the par-4 14th and the match is now even as Furyk makes par.

Thru 14: All square

• • •

Sergio Garcia vs. Matt Kuchar: Hole No. 17

For 2013 results: Sergio Garcia results | Matt Kuchar results

After Kuchar hits his approach to 2 feet, Garcia gives himself a 10 footer for birdie, but misses it right. Kuchar then sinks his birdie putt to win the hole and the match.

Match complete: Kuchar, 2 and 1

• • •

Tim Clark vs. Thorbjorn Olesen: Hole No. 15

2013 results: Tim Clark results | Thorbjorn Olesen results

Olesen makes a 15-footer for par to extend the match, but will need to win all three remaining holes to force extras.

Thru 15: Clark, 3 up

• • •

Richard Sterne vs. Hunter Mahan: Hole No. 11

2013 results: Richard Sterne results | Hunter Mahan results

Mahan has wona second straight hole with par to take a two-hole lead.

Thru 11: Mahan, 2 up

• • •

Luke Donald vs. Scott Piercy: Hole No. 9

2013 results: Luke Donald results | Scott Piercy results

With an incredible second shot into the par-4 9th, Scott Piercy makes birdie while Luke Donald makes bogey. The margin is now six with nine holes to go.

Thru 9: Piercy, 6 up

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole Nos. 7-8

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

After winning No. 7 with par, Watney hits his second at the par-5 eighth to a few feet and the eagle is conceded.

Thru 8: All square

• • •

Sergio Garcia vs. Matt Kuchar: Hole Nos. 15-16

For 2013 results: Sergio Garcia results | Matt Kuchar results

Garcia and Kuchar trade birdies at No. 15 before both made par to halve No. 16.

Thru 16: Kuchar, 1 up

• • •

Webb Simpson vs. Peter Hanson: Hole Nos. 2-3

2013 results: Webb Simpson results | Peter Hanson results

After Simpson birdied No. 2 to pull back to all square, Hanson drained a 15-footer for birdie at No. 3 to retake the lead.

Thru 3: Hanson, 1 up

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole Nos. 11-12

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

Day gets it back to all square with a birdie at the par-3 12th.

Thru 12: All square

• • •

Luke Donald vs. Scott Piercy: Hole No. 8

2013 results: Luke Donald results | Scott Piercy results

A birdie at the par-5 8th hole extends Scott Piercy's lead to five holes. This match is reminiscent of Donald's 5-and-4, first-round loss to Ernie Els in 2012.

Thru 8: Piercy, 5 up

• • •

Louis Oosthuizen vs. Robert Garrigus: Hole No. 10

2013 results: Louis Oosthuizen results | Robert Garrigus results

A par at the 10th hole allows Garrigus to extend his lead. The bogey by Oosthuizen was his first of the day.

Thru 10: Garrigus, 2 up

• • •

Richard Sterne vs. Hunter Mahan: Hole Nos. 9-10

2013 results: Richard Sterne results | Hunter Mahan results

After Sterne birdied No. 9 to pull back to even, Mahan retook the lead with par at No. 10.

Thru 10: Mahan, 1 up

• • •

Rafael Cabrera-Bello vs. Martin Kaymer: Hole No. 11

2013 results: Rafael Cabrera-Bello results | Martin Kaymer results

With a birdie at No. 11, Kaymer is beginning to pull away in this match. It is his third birdie of the day.

Thru 11: Kaymer, 3 up

• • •

Tim Clark vs. Thorbjorn Olesen: Hole No. 14

2013 results: Tim Clark results | Thorbjorn Olesen results

Tim Clark hits a fantastic approach shot into the par-4 14th and makes his birdie putt to extend his lead to three holes with four to play.

Thru 14: Clark, 3 up

• • •

Marcus Fraser vs. Fredrik Jacobson: Hole No. 8

2013 results: Marcus Fraser results | Fredrik Jacobson results

It’s now a three-hole lead for the Junk Man, who birdied the par-5 eighth just moments ago.

Thru 8:: Jacobson, 3 up

• • •

Ian Poulter vs. Bo Van Pelt: Hole Nos. 12-13

For 2013 results: Ian Poulter results | Bo Van Pelt results

Van Pelt birdies the par-3 12th to get a hole back and then after Poulter three-putts for par at the par-5 13th, Van Pelt makes birdie to get another back.

Thru 13: Poulter, 2 up

• • •

Shane Lowry vs. Carl Pettersson: Hole Nos. 2-6

2013 results: Shane Lowry results | Carl Pettersson results

Sincer Lowry's opening birdie, both players halved the next four holes with par. Lowry adds to his lead at the par-3 6th with a birdie.

Thru 6: Lowry, 2 up

• • •

Charles Howell vs. Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano: Hole Nos. 2-3

2013 results: Charles Howell results | Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano results

Fernandez-Castano is quick out of the gate, also winning the par-5 2nd with a birdie to take a two-hole lead over the man that knocked off Tiger Woods on Thursday.

Thru 3: Fernandez-Castano, 2 up

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole Nos. 5-6

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

After two halves in a row, Stricker still has the edge heading into No. 7.

Thru 7: Stricker, 2 up

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 12

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

Furyk secures an easy par at the par-3 12th, but Watson can't make his 5-footer and gives away another hole.

Thru 12: Watson, 1 up

• • •

Louis Oosthuizen vs. Robert Garrigus: Hole Nos. 6-9

2013 results: Louis Oosthuizen results | Robert Garrigus results

After four consecutive halved holes, Garrigus takes the lead with a birdie at No. 9.

Thru 9: Garrigus, 1 up

• • •

Sergio Garcia vs. Matt Kuchar: Hole No. 14

For 2013 results: Sergio Garcia results | Matt Kuchar results

Kuchar makes a 12 footer for birdie to retake the lead over Sergio, who missed a long double-breaking birdie putt earlier at No. 14.

Thru 14: Kuchar, 1 up

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole No. 16

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

Colsaerts wins the hole with a par, securing the match and a spot in the Round of 16.

Match complete: Colsaerts, 4 and 2

• • •

Rafael Cabrera-Bello vs. Martin Kaymer: Hole No. X

2013 results: Rafael Cabrera-Bello results | Martin Kaymer results

With a par at No. 9, Kaymer takes a two-hole advantage to the back-nine. Bello is even-par on his round and has won only one hole.

Thru 10: Kaymer, 2 up

• • •

Webb Simpson vs. Peter Hanson: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Webb Simpson results | Peter Hanson results

All 16 matches are on the course now as Hanson takes the opening hole from Simpson.

Thru 1: Hanson, 1 up

• • •

Alexander Noren vs. Graeme McDowell: Hole Nos. 2-3

2013 results: Alexander Noren results | Graeme McDowell results

Since dropping the first hole, McDowell has won two straight to take the lead.

Thru 3: McDowell, 1 up

• • •

Tim Clark vs. Thorbjorn Olesen: Hole Nos. 11-12

2013 results: Tim Clark results | Thorbjorn Olesen results

The pair trade pars at No. 11, but Olesen is able to cut into Clark's lead with a birdie at No. 12.

Thru 12: Clark, 2 up

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole Nos. 10-11

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

Watson moves his lead to 3 up after a birdie on No. 10, but gives it back with a bogey at No. 11.

Thru 11: Watson, 2 up

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole Nos. 9-10

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

The last four holes have been halved as Henley still holds the slim advantage.

Thru 10: Henley, 1 up

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole No. 15

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

Colsaerts drives the green at the par-4 15th and two-putts for a birdie, but Rose is able to answer and extends the match.

Thru 15: Colsaerts, 3 up

• • •

Sergio Garcia vs. Matt Kuchar: Hole Nos. 12-13

For 2013 results: Sergio Garcia results | Matt Kuchar results

Sergio makes a short birdie at the par-5 13th to even things back up with Kuchar.

Thru 13: All square

• • •

Ian Poulter vs. Bo Van Pelt: Hole No. 11

For 2013 results: Ian Poulter results | Bo Van Pelt results

Poulter isn’t missing any putts right now as he makes an 8 footer for birdie to win the hole at the par-5 11th. That’s his fifth birdie so far today.

Thru 11: Poulter, 4 up

• • •

Richard Sterne vs. Hunter Mahan: Hole Nos. 7-8

2013 results: Richard Sterne results | Hunter Mahan results

Mahan makes his third birdie of the match to win the par-5 eighth and retake the lead.

Thru 8: Mahan, 1 up

• • •

Marcus Fraser vs. Fredrik Jacobson: Hole Nos. 5-6

2013 results: Marcus Fraser results | Fredrik Jacobson results

Junk Man wins No. 5 with par while the par-3 sixth hole is halved.

Thru 6: Jacobson, 2 up

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole Nos. 3-4

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

Stricker has won two holes in a row now, including No. 4, where he drained a long birdie putt. Watney had a chance to halve, but missed his lengthy birdie try.

Thru 4: Stricker, 2 up

• • •

Charles Howell vs. Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Charles Howell results | Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano results

Howell makes a mess of the first hole of the day, making bogey and handing the hole to Fernandez-Castano.

Thru 1: Fernandez-Castano, 1 up

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole Nos. 13-14

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

After trading pars on No. 13, Colsaerts makes a 3-footer for birdie on No. 14 to extend his lead to three.

Thru 14: Colsaerts, 3 up

• • •

Luke Donald vs. Scott Piercy: Hole No. 5

2013 results: Luke Donald results | Scott Piercy results

Piercy is putting on a clinic right now, holing out from the fairway for eagle at the par-4 5th hole to take a commanding four-hole advantage.

Thru 5: Piercy, 4 up

• • •

Ian Poulter vs. Bo Van Pelt: Hole Nos. 9-10

For 2013 results: Ian Poulter results | Bo Van Pelt results

Poulter adds to his lead by making a 4-footer for par at the par-4 10th.

Thru 10: Poulter, 3 up

• • •

Alexander Noren vs. Graeme McDowell: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Alexander Noren results | Graeme McDowell results

Noren opens with birdie to take the opening hole and the early lead.

Thru 1: Noren, 1 up

• • •

Marcus Fraser vs. Fredrik Jacobson: Hole No. 3-4

2013 results: Marcus Fraser results | Fredrik Jacobson results

Jacobson bogeys No. 4 to give a hole back to Fraser.

Thru 4: Jacobson, 1 up

• • •

Sergio Garcia vs. Matt Kuchar: Hole No. 11

For 2013 results: Sergio Garcia results | Matt Kuchar results

Kuchar makes a 5 footer for birdie at the par-5 11th to win the hole and take the match lead.

Thru 11: Kuchar, 1 up

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 9

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

Well, that didn't take long, as Watson regains his two-hole advantage with a par at the par-4 9th.

Thru 9: Watson, 1 up

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole Nos. 7-8

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

After a pair of pars at No. 7, both players birdie No. 8 for another halve.

Thru 8: Henley, 1 up

• • •

Louis Oosthuizen vs. Robert Garrigus: Hole No. 6

2013 results: Louis Oosthuizen results | Robert Garrigus results

Now these two guys are just showing off, matching birdies on the par-3 6th to remain all tied up.

Thru 6: All square

• • •

Tim Clark vs. Thorbjorn Olesen: Hole Nos. 9-10

2013 results: Tim Clark results | Thorbjorn Olesen results

Olesen concedes the par-4 10th to the South African and now the youngster has his work cut out for him, down three with eight to go.

Thru 10: Clark, 3 up

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole No. 2

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

Stricker’s third shot at the par-5 second ends up inches from the cup, but Watney drains a 25 footer for eagle to win the hole.

Thru 2: All square

• • •

Luke Donald vs. Scott Piercy: Hole No. 3

2013 results: Luke Donald results | Scott Piercy results

Donald misses a 6-footer for birdie, while Piercy converts on his and takes a commanding three-hole lead.

Thru 3: Piercy, 3 up

• • •

Shane Lowry vs. Carl Pettersson: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Shane Lowry results | Carl Pettersson results

Shane Lowry picks up right where he left off, sticking his approach to about 5 feet and converting on the birdie try at the par-4 1st. Early advantage for the Irishman.

Thru 1: Lowry, 1 up

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole Nos. 7-8

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

It only took eight holes, but Furyk finally wins a hole in this match, picking up birdie on the par-5 8th. The pair halved the par-4 7th with double-bogeys. Ouch.

Thru 8: Watson, 1 up

• • •

Richard Sterne vs. Hunter Mahan: Hole Nos. 5-6

2013 results: Richard Sterne results | Hunter Mahan results

Sterne sticks his tee shot at No. 6 to a few feet and wins the hole with birdie to even things back up with Mahan.

Thru 6: All square

• • •

Rafael Cabrera-Bello vs. Martin Kaymer: Hole Nos. 5-7

2013 results: Rafael Cabrera-Bello results | Martin Kaymer results

After trading pars at 5 and 6, Kaymer makes a 10-footer for birdie at No. 7 to take his second lead of the contest.

Thru 7: Kaymer, 1 up

• • •

Sergio Garcia vs. Matt Kuchar: Hole No. 10

For 2013 results: Sergio Garcia results | Matt Kuchar results

After Kuchar sinks a 10 footer to save par, Garcia makes par from 5 feet out to halve the hole.

Thru 10: All square

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole No. 12

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

Justin Rose finds a greenside bunker at the par-3 12th and fails to get up-and-down to hand the hole to Colsaerts. Bogey ends Rose's streak of three consecutive birdies.

Thru 12: Colsaerts, 2 up

• • •

Louis Oosthuizen vs. Robert Garrigus: Hole No. 5

2013 results: Louis Oosthuizen results | Robert Garrigus results

That wasn't as much fun, a simple exchange of pars for the first halve of the match.

Thru 5: All square

• • •

Luke Donald vs. Scott Piercy: Hole No. 2

2013 results: Luke Donald results | Scott Piercy results

This round couldn't have started much better for Piercy, who drains a 4-footer for birdie to win the par-5 2nd and take an early two-hole lead.

Thru 2: Piercy, 2 up

• • •

Steve Stricker vs. Nick Watney: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Steve Stricker results | Nick Watney results

Stricker starts strong by taking opening hole with par.

Thru 1: Stricker, 1 up

• • •

Ian Poulter vs. Bo Van Pelt: Hole No. 8

For 2013 results: Ian Poulter results | Bo Van Pelt results

After Van Pelt missed a 12 footer for birdie, Poulter made his 4 footer for birdie to win the hole.

Thru 8: Poulter, 2 up

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole Nos. 10-11

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

Justin Rose is getting hot, burying his third consecutive birdie putt to cut Colsaerts lead down to one hole at the par-5 11th.

Thru 11: Colsaerts, 1 up

• • •

Louis Oosthuizen vs. Robert Garrigus: Hole No. 4

2013 results: Louis Oosthuizen results | Robert Garrigus results

The streak continues, as there are no halves in this match, with Oosthuizen winning his second consecutive hole at the par-4 4th to even up the match.

Thru 4: All square

• • •

Marcus Fraser vs. Fredrik Jacboson: Hole No. 2

2013 results: Marcus Fraser results | Fredrik Jacobson results

The Junk Man has won the first two holes, including the par-5 second hole with birdie.

Thru 2: Jacobson, 2 up

• • •

Sergio Garcia vs. Matt Kuchar: Hole No. 9

For 2013 results: Sergio Garcia results | Matt Kuchar results

Sergio makes par at No. 9 to win the hole and bring the match back to all square. Both hole victories in this match have come with par.

Thru 9: All square

• • •

Luke Donald vs. Scott Piercy: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Luke Donald results | Scott Piercy results

Luke Donald, who had to hold off Marcel Siem to advance, starts on the wrong foot, picking up double-bogey and Piercy simply pars to win the opening hole.

Thru 1: Piercy, 1 up

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole No. 6

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

Henley birdies the par-3 sixth to win his second straight hole and take the match lead.

Thru 6: Henley, 1 up

• • •

Richard Sterne vs. Hunter Mahan: Hole Nos. 3-4

2013 results: Richard Sterne results | Hunter Mahan results

The defending champion, Mahan, is still hanging onto the slim lead after two straight halves with par.

Thru 4: Mahan, 1 up

• • •

Louis Oosthuizen vs. Robert Garrigus: Hole Nos. 2-3

2013 results: Louis Oosthuizen results | Robert Garrigus results

There has yet to be a halve in this match, as Garrigus wins the second hole with a birdie, but Oosthuizen returns the favor with a par win at the third.

Thru 3: Garrigus, 1 up

• • •

Rafael Cabrera-Bello vs. Martin Kaymer: Hole Nos. 3-4

2013 results: Rafael Cabrera-Bello results | Martin Kaymer results

Cabrera-Bello picks up his first birdie of the day at the par-4 4th and it is good enough to even up the match after Kaymer bogeys the hole.

Thru 4: All square

• • •

Tim Clark vs. Thorbjorn Olesen: Hole No. 8

2013 results: Tim Clark results | Thorbjorn Olesen results

Clark, a 15 seed, nearly holes out for eagle at the par-5 8th hole and picks up another hole victory heading to the par-4 9th.

Thru 8: Clark, 2 up

• • •

Ian Poulter vs. Bo Van Pelt: Hole No. 7

For 2013 results: Ian Poulter results | Bo Van Pelt results

After watching Bo Van Pelt miss a par putt from a similar line, Poulter drains his to win the hole at No. 7 and take the match lead.

Thru 7: Poulter, 1 up

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole Nos. 4-5

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

Henley has evened things back up, making a short par to win the hole at No. 5.

Thru 5: All square

• • •

Marcus Fraser vs. Fredrik Jacboson: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Marcus Fraser results | Fredrik Jacobson results

The Junk Man is out in front early, winning the opening hole with par.

Thru 1: Jacobson, 1 up

• • •

Sergio Garcia vs. Matt Kuchar: Hole No. 8

For 2013 results: Sergio Garcia results | Matt Kuchar results

After conceding a birdie to Garcia, Kuchar drills a 15-footer to halve the hole and remain in the lead.

Thru 8: Kuchar, 1 up

• • •

Richard Sterne vs. Hunter Mahan: Hole No. 2

2013 results: Richard Sterne results | Hunter Mahan results

After Mahan was conceded a birdie, Sterne drained his 12-footer for birdie to avoid going down two holes early.

Thru 2: Mahan, 1 up

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole Nos. 8-9

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

After trading birdies at the par-5 8th, Rose picks up another one at the par-4 9th to make the turn two back of Colsaerts.

Thru 9: Colsaerts, 2 up

• • •

Tim Clark vs. Thorbjorn Olesen: Hole No. 7

2013 results: Tim Clark results | Thorbjorn Olesen results

Clark nails a 10-footer for birdie to win the par-4 7th hole to re-take the lead.

Thru 7: Clark, 1 up

• • •

Ian Poulter vs. Bo Van Pelt: Hole Nos. 5-6

For 2013 results: Ian Poulter results | Bo Van Pelt results

Poulter has gotten this one back to all square after a birdie at the par-3 sixth. That’s his second birdie of the match, but first one to win a hole.

Thru 6: All square

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole Nos. 4-5

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

Watson wins the par-4 5th hole with a par after Furyk misses an 8-footer to halve the hole.

Thru 5: Watson, 2 up

• • •

Louis Oosthuizen vs. Robert Garrigus: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Louis Oosthuizen results | Robert Garrigus results

Robert Garrigus looked impressive in advancing on Thursday, while Oosthuizen had to rally against Richie Ramsay to move on. Garrigus continues his hot play with a birdie at No. 1 to take the lead.

Thru 1: Garrigus, 1 up

• • •

Rafael Cabrera-Bello vs. Martin Kaymer: Hole No. 2

2013 results: Rafael Cabrera-Bello results | Martin Kaymer results

Kaymer nails a 4-footer for birdie at the par-5 2nd to win the hole and takes the early lead.

Thru 2: Kaymer, 1 up

• • •

Tim Clark vs. Thorbjorn Olesen: Hole Nos. 5-6

2013 results: Tim Clark results | Thorbjorn Olesen results

Clark picks up his first bogey of the day at No. 5 to hand Olesen the hole and then pair both par the 6th hole to keep the match knotted.

Thru 6: All square

• • •

Sergio Garcia vs. Matt Kuchar: Hole Nos. 6-7

For 2013 results: Sergio Garcia results | Matt Kuchar results

Kuchar used par at the par-3 sixth hole to take the lead. He then had a birdie attempt to win the hole at No. 7 lip out.

Thru 7: Kuchar, 1 up

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole Nos. 2-3

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

Day has taken an early lead with birdie at the par-5 second hole, and he’s still up by a hole after the players halve No. 3.

Thru 3: Day, 1 up

• • •

Richard Sterne vs. Hunter Mahan: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Richard Sterne results | Hunter Mahan results

Mahan only made one birdie in Thursday’s win over Matteo Manassero. He’s already got one today as he birdies the opening hole to take the early lead over Sterne.

Thru 1: Mahan, 1 up

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 3

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

The par-3 3rd has been seen 10 times thus far on Friday and has yielded no birdies to date. Furyk and Watson both par.

Thru 3: Watson, 1 up

• • •

Ian Poulter vs. Bo Van Pelt: Hole No. 4

For 2013 results: Ian Poulter results | Bo Van Pelt results

Van Pelt strikes first in this match with a birdie at the par-4 4th to take an early lead over one of the best match-play players in the world.

Thru 4: Van Pelt, 1 up

• • •

Russell Henley vs. Jason Day: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Russell Henley results | Jason Day results

Up until Tiger and Rory went down, Henley owned the biggest upset of Thursday after knocking off Charl Schwartzel. Meanwhile, Day routed Zach Johnson. They open their Friday rounds with pars.

Thru 1: All square

• • •

Rafael Cabrera-Bello vs. Martin Kaymer: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Rafael Cabrera-Bello results | Martin Kaymer results

Both players had to go the distance (and then some) to advance to the second round, with Kaymer winning the 18th for a 2-and-1 victory, while Cabrera-Bello took Lee Westwood to 19 holes before winning. They open with pars at No. 1.

Thru 1: All square

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole No. 7

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

A third consecutive bogey for Rose and the Beligan Bomber takes a commanding three-hole advantage.

Thru 7: Colsaerts, 3 up

• • •

Sergio Garcia vs. Matt Kuchar: Hole Nos. 4-5

For 2013 results: Sergio Garcia results | Matt Kuchar results

This match is turning out to be one that will be decided by who blinks first, as each player has opened with five consecutive pars.

Thru 5: All square

• • •

Ian Poulter vs. Bo Van Pelt: Hole Nos. 2-3

For 2013 results: Ian Poulter results | Bo Van Pelt results

A solid start for both players with three pars each, as neither is able to take advantage of the par-5 2nd hole.

Thru 3: All square

• • •

Tim Clark vs. Thorbjorn Olesen: Hole No. 4

2013 results: Tim Clark results | Thorbjorn Olesen results

A pair of pars at the par-4 4th for this group. Clark retains lead with four opening pars.

Thru 4: Clark, 1 up

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 2

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

Being the bomber that he is, Watson should dominate par-5s, as he does on the par-5 2nd, picking up birdie to draw first blood in this match.

Thru 2: Watson, 1 up

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole No. 6

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

Colsaerts is taking control of this match, picking up a birdie at the par-3 6th while Rose bogeys for the second consecutive hole.

Thru 6: Colsaerts, 2 up

• • •

Tim Clark vs. Thorbjorn Olesen: Hole No. 3

2013 results: Tim Clark results | Thorbjorn Olesen results

Olesen makes the first mistake of the match, picking up a costly bogey on the par-3 3rd hole to give Clark an early advantage, as the vet simply pars.

Thru 3: Clark, 1 up

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole No. 5

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

Nicolas Colsaerts takes his first lead of the match with a par at the par-4 5th hole, as Rose picks up his first bogey of the day.

Thru 5: Colsaerts, 1 up

• • •

Tim Clark vs. Thorbjorn Olesen: Hole No. 2

2013 results: Tim Clark results | Thorbjorn Olesen results

Neither player can take advantage of the par-5 2nd hole, both picking up pars to keep the match square.

Thru 2: All square

• • •

Bubba Watson vs. Jim Furyk: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Bubba Watson results | Jim Furyk results

In a match featuring 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup team members, Watson and Furyk start the day with pars.

Thru 1: All square

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole No. 4

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

After an opening birdie, Justin Rose has three consecutive pars. Colsaerts also has a birdie and three pars.

Thru 4: All square

• • •

Sergio Garcia vs. Matt Kuchar: Hole Nos. 2-3

For 2013 results: Sergio Garcia results | Matt Kuchar results

Two more halved holes with pars for Garcia and Kuchar.

Thru 3: All square

• • •

Ian Poulter vs. Bo Van Pelt: Hole No. 1

For 2013 results: Ian Poulter results | Bo Van Pelt results

Bo Van Pelt notched one of the more impressive victories on Thursday, rolling past John Senden, 6 and 5. Ian Poulter defeated Stephen Gallacher, 2 and 1, but the match wasn’t as close as the final score indicated. Both players, playing well, opened their second-round match with a halve.

Thru 1: All square

• • •

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano vs. Francesco Molinari: Hole No. 18

2013 results: Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano results | Francesco Molinari results

Fernandez-Castano wins his second hole in his last three holes, making par at No. 18 to take the match.

Match complete: Fernandez-Castano, 2 up

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole No. 3

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

A pair of pars for the first group at the par-3 3rd hole to keep the match even.

Thru 3: All square

• • •

Rickie Fowler vs. Carl Pettersson: Hole No. 19

2013 results: Rickie Fowler results | Carl Pettersson results

The comeback attempt by Fowler has ended as he bogeys the first extra hole and Pettersson takes the hole and the match with par.

Match complete: Pettersson, 19 holes

• • •

Tim Clark vs. Thorbjorn Olesen: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Tim Clark results | Thorbjorn Olesen results

A pair of pars for the third group off the first tee. This one features a veteran vs. an up-and-comer. Clark took down Adam Scott on Thursday, while Olesen eliminated Jamie Donaldson.

Thru 1: All square

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole No. 2

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

We are back to all square after a birdie from the Belgian Bomber, as Rose is only able to muster a par at the par-5 2nd.

Thru 2: All square

• • •

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano vs. Francesco Molinari: Hole Nos. 16-17

2013 results: Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano results | Francesco Molinari results

Fernandez-Castano made par at the par-3 16th to begin the day and after a halve at No. 17, the players head into the final hole with Molinari needing to win the hole to extend the match.

Thru 17: Fernandez-Castano, 1 up

• • •

Sergio Garcia vs. Matt Kuchar: Hole No. 1

For 2013 results: Sergio Garcia results | Matt Kuchar results

Sergio and Kuchar each make par at the opening hole and they’re all square heading into No. 2.

Thru 1: All square

• • •

Rickie Fowler vs. Carl Pettersson: Hole No. 18

2013 results: Rickie Fowler results | Carl Pettersson results

Rickie sticks his approach to 2 feet at No. 18 to extend the match. He’s won the last two holes.

Thru 18: All square

• • •

Justin Rose vs. Nicolas Colsaerts: Hole No. 1

2013 results: Justin Rose results | Nicolas Colsaerts results

Justin Rose takes the early lead with birdie on the first hole. He had a great approach to set up the short putt.

Thru 1: Rose, 1 up

• • •

Thursday coverage

TEE TIMES: A look at the second-round tee times at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship on Friday. Pairings.

PREDICTIONS: Our Sean Martin makes his bold predictions for the second round at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Picks.

'NOTHING TO LOSE:' From his loss in the 1996 U.S. Amateur to countless rounds at Isleworth, Charles Howell III says he had never beaten Tiger Woods. On Thursday, Howell changed all of that by playing carefree. Story.

RIGHT OUT OF IT: Rory McIlroy's poor iron play and Shane Lowry's stellar short game allowed Lowry to upset McIlroy in the first round of the WGC-Match Play Championship on Thursday. Story.

STILL GOING: Lost in the tremors of that shocking one-two punch – losses by both Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods – is that the first round of the Accenture Match Play Championship will need a third day to complete. Story.

PRESSURE-PACKED: Russell Henley performed admirably Thursday against Charl Schwartzel, winning in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Henley thrives on such pressure. Story.

FALSE START: Bo Van Pelt needed just one 8-iron and one putt from 45 feet on Thursday to make his win over John Senden official at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Call it another strange effect of Wednesday's snowstorm. Story.

TRACKER: In what has to be considered a double knockdown blow for the tournament, the world's top two players will be heading home a bit earlier than expected. Here's how it happened.

• • •

Wednesday coverage

TEE TIMES: Here are the updated tee times for the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Tee times.

TRACKER: Snow initially suspended play at 1:07 p.m. EST, but now has forced the postonement of the first round and will send matches into Thursday. Hole-by-hole.

UNFORGETTABLE: Wednesday will be entered into the record books, an unforgettable day filled with snow, not golf, and it was left for one and all to hope that some heat arrives so that the golf tournament can achieve a semblance of order. Story.

BLITZ AT THE RITZ: The jokes flew during Wednesday's freak snowstorm at Dove Mountain. The winner would be "Best in Snow" or the "Wizard in the Blizzard." Regardless, it was a surreal site says our Jeff Rude. Story.

LOOKING AHEAD: We’re just two weeks away from another WGC, and several players at the Accenture Match Play are trying to work their way into the upcoming tilt at Doral, as well as the season’s first major. Story.

• • •

Pre-tournament coverage

MATCHUPS: Here are the first-round matchups for the WGC-Accenture Match Play. Tee times.

5 THINGS: The best Wednesday in golf – the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play – is almost here. Here’s 5 Things you need to know on the eve of the first round. Story.

BEYOND HIS YEARS: Matteo Manassero has a baby face that appears better suited for the school yard than the golf course, he removes his hat on command, thanks everyone for everything, and nods hellos to nearly everyone in sight. Story.

PREDICTIONS: Sure, Tiger Woods hasn't made it past the second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship since winning in 2008. That doesn't mean he isn't still our favorite for 2013 . . . Picks.

FRIENDLY FIRE: As Rory McIlroy returns to competition for the first time in six weeks, he will tee it up in the WGC-Accenture Match Play against a decade-long friend in Shane Lowry, who would see a victory as one of the biggest moments in his career. Story.

MATCH-BY-MATCH PREDICTIONS: Looking for a Match Play upset special? Our Sean Martin and Alex Miceli think there are a few out there, including Alexander Noren against Dustin Johnson. Check out their predictions.

HOLE-BY-HOLE: Our Bradley S. Klein breaks down the par-72, 7,801-yard layout at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain, site of this week's WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Story.

POLAR OPPOSITES: No tournament starts with a bigger bang than this week’s WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, because 32 of the 64 players will be packing their bags Wednesday afternoon. Take a closer look at Stephen Gallacher, who will be playing Ian Poulter in the first round. Story.

DREAMS COME TRUE? The WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship gets underway Wednesday. The best part of the tournament is the potential matchups it can create. Here are ones that our Sean Martin would like to see . . . Story.

BRACKET IS SET: The bracket is set for the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Top-seeded Rory McIlroy will face Ireland’s Shane Lowry in the first round, while three-time winner Tiger Woods will face former Isleworth neighbor Charles Howell III. Woods is the No. 2 seed. Story.

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