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Accenture Match Play Notebook: New putter leads Mahan straight to victory
Hunter Mahan made three equipment changes over the last few weeks, one of which proved critical for him in winning the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship on Sunday. He put a new shaft in his driver to slightly reduce spin. He put in a new 3-wood. And he changed putters.
26 Feb 2012 - 9:48pm - 0 Comments
Huh finally beats Allenby on eighth playoff hole to win Mayakoba Classic
Robert Allenby figured he played "like a rookie" on the final hole of regulation in the Mayakoba Golf Classic. John Huh then showed that he's no ordinary rookie.
26 Feb 2012 - 7:31pm - 0 Comments
Mahan builds lead, holds off McIlroy to win WGC-Accenture Match Play
Even as Hunter Mahan motored his way through the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship by beating one tough opponent after another, he had reason to feel he was just along for the ride in the final match Sunday afternoon.
26 Feb 2012 - 6:00pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy storms into WGC-Accenture Match Play final, will meet Mahan
In a performance worthy of a No. 1 player, Rory McIlroy made seven birdies in a 10-hole stretch Sunday to roar past Lee Westwood and into the final of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
26 Feb 2012 - 1:34pm - 0 Comments
Summerhays snags two-shot lead over Stroud at Mayakoba Golf Classic
Daniel Summerhays shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Chris Stroud in the Mayakoba Golf Classic.
25 Feb 2012 - 7:21pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy and Westwood to face off in WGC-Accenture Match Play semis
A dull day in the desert ended with high anticipation Saturday when Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood won their matches, setting up a semifinal showdown in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. At stake for the winner -- a chance to go to No. 1 in the world.
25 Feb 2012 - 7:02pm - 1 Comments
Summerhays, Claxton and Owen top Mayakoba leaderboard after 36 holes
Daniel Summerhays birdied the final hole Friday for a 6-under 65 and a share of the second-round lead with Will Claxton and Greg Owen in the wind-swept Mayakoba Golf Classic.
24 Feb 2012 - 7:57pm - 0 Comments
Westwood gets revenge on Watney, moves into Match Play quarterfinals
Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy suddenly have more at stake than the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
24 Feb 2012 - 7:34pm - 0 Comments
Claxton snags Mayakoba Classic lead after four straight back-nine birdies
Will Claxton shot a 5-under 66 in windy conditions Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic.
23 Feb 2012 - 7:10pm - 0 Comments
Woods eliminated by Watney on Day 2 of WGC-Accenture Match Play
The roar resonated across Dove Mountain from fans packed around the 18th green as Tiger Woods, needing a birdie on the last hole to stay in his match, hit a shot that dropped out of the Arizona sky and landed 5 feet from the hole. That was followed by silence.
23 Feb 2012 - 6:20pm - 0 Comments
Defending champ Wagner happy to be back at Mayakoba Golf Classic
Johnson Wagner is having too much fun defending his title in the Mayakoba Golf Classic to worry about missing out on the World Golf Championships event this week in Arizona.
23 Feb 2012 - 12:30am - 0 Comments
Accenture Notebook: Donald's loss creates opening at top of rankings
Ernie Els beat top-ranked Luke Donald 5 and 4 on Wednesday in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, giving No. 2 Rory McIlroy and No. 3 Lee Westwood an opening to take the No. 1 spot with a tournament victory. McIlroy edged George Coetzee 2 up.
23 Feb 2012 - 12:24am - 0 Comments
Woods down early, rallies to defeat Spaniard at Accenture Match Play
Luke Donald won't be playing the 18th hole at Dove Mountain this year, either.
22 Feb 2012 - 3:43pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour gets FedExCup renewal through 2017, payouts could rise
The PGA Tour is keeping the FedExCup for at least five more years with a significant sponsorship renewal.
22 Feb 2012 - 10:59am - 0 Comments
Coetzee back in America for first time since eventful few months in college
George Coetzee of South Africa, the last one into the 64-man field at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, is making his American debut at Dove Mountain -- at least as a professional.
21 Feb 2012 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Bradley promises to work on cutting down on his spitting
Keegan Bradley watched a replay of the Northern Trust Open, where he holed a 12-foot birdie putt on the final hole to get into a playoff with Phil Mickelson and Bill Haas, who eventually won on the second extra hole.
21 Feb 2012 - 6:55pm - 1 Comments
Woods not a top seed, but still a target at WGC-Accenture Match Play
Tiger Woods must be mellowing with age.
21 Feb 2012 - 5:38pm - 0 Comments
Dramatic Riviera victory shows Haas rapidly becoming well-rounded champ
Bill Haas played alongside Phil Mickelson in what seemed like a one-sided affair outside the ropes, where chants of “Phil” chased after them in the cool air of the Pacific Ocean. This was a year ago at Torrey Pines.
20 Feb 2012 - 7:20pm - 0 Comments
Mickelson back into top 10 in world after playoff loss at Northern Trust
That monster putt that Bill Haas holed on Sunday to win a three-man playoff for the Northern Trust Open vaulted him up to 12th in the Official World Golf Ranking. And even though Phil Mickelson lost out in the playoff, he regained a spot in the top 10.
20 Feb 2012 - 12:31pm - 0 Comments