6 months McIlroy wins, Tiger falls, Day ousted at WGC-Match Play Manilatimes |Sports
WASHINGTON: Rory McIlroy remained unbeaten, Tiger Woods suffered a critical loss and defending champion Bubba Watson and two-time winner Jason Day were eliminated Thursday (Friday in Manila) at the WGC-Match Play Championship. The 64-player showdown featuring the world ranking leaders at Austin (Texas) Country Club starts with three days of group play to determine 16 berths in weekend knockout matches to decide a champion. Fourth seed McIlroy defeated South Africa’s 47th-seeded Justin Harding 3&2, eagles at the par-5 12th and 16th and a birdie at the par-4 15th tipping a squared match his way to give him a 2-0 record ... more