It was supposed to be the Henrik Stenson show, but Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee crashed the World No. 2's party. The 44-year-old took the title in a playoff over Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher and Victor Dubuisson of France.
No. 5 Bobby Jones bracket seed Webb Simpson takes on Thongchai Jaidee at 12:55 p.m. EST in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play, with Simpson looking for his second win of the wraparound 2013-14 season.
Behind a number of par-saving putts and a nice back-nine run, Graeme McDowell got his redemption at the Volvo Match Play on Sunday with a 2-and-1 victory over Thongchai Jaidee.
Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand has withdrawn from the Bridgestone Invitational because of a sprained ankle.