2009 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship

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Geoff Ogilvy, the 2006 champion, beat Kevin Sutherland in 19 holes.
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Anthony Kim was upset by Oliver Wilson, 2 and 1.
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Camilo Villegas won again in impressive fashion, knocking out Miguel Angel Jimenez, 5 and 4.
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Mickelson had to dodge a patch of cactus on the second hole.
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For the second straight day, Phil Mickelson lost a big lead, but he held on to close out Zach Johnson on the 18th hole.
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Clark will face 19-year-old Rory McIlroy, who beat Hunter Mahan, 1-up.
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On the par-3 16th, Woods missed the green, and Clark knocked his tee shot close. When Woods' birdie chip didn't go in, the match was over.
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He did.
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Woods didn't go quietly. On 14, he was 3-down and in a greenside bunker. With Clark lining up a birdie putt, Woods needed to hole his bunker shot to have any chance of making a comeback.
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Woods never regained the lead as Clark won Nos. 11, 12 and 13.
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Clark's lead didn't last long as Woods won the 7th to square the match.
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Clark grabbed his first lead of the day with wins on Nos. 5 and 6.
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2009 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship: Day 2Tiger Woods had a long walk back to the tee after hitting a drive on No. 15 out of bounds. Woods lost the hole, and he lost the match on the next hole to Tim Clark, 4 and 2.
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Luke Donald, right, staged a dramatic comeback to beat Vijay Singh in 19 holes.
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Stewart Cink beat Lee Westwood in 23 holes.
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2009 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship: Day 1After eight months away from the Tour, Tiger Woods returned to competition for the first time since winning the U.S. Open in June.
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Ernie Els has struggled in the Match Play event, but he's out of the first round after a 4-and-2 win over Soren Hansen.
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Lee Westwood beat Prayad Marksaeng 2 and 1.
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Sergio Garcia was one of the top players knocked out in the first round. Padraig Harrington, Adam Scott, Trevor Immelman and Kenny Perry also lost on Wednesday.
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Camilo Villegas won six straight holes on his way to a 7-and-6 win over Rod Pampling.
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Phil Mickelson beat Angel Cabrera in 19 holes.
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Anthony Kim trounced his opening opponent, Wen-Tang Lin, 7 and 5.
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As expected, Woods drew a huge gallery at Dove Mountain.
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Woods only lost two holes all day, and he never trailed in the match.
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Woods closed out Jones with a par on No. 16.
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From just off the green on the par-5 13th, Woods drained a putt for eagle and a 4-up lead.
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After losing No. 7, Woods regained a 2-up advantage with a win on No. 8.
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Woods started his comeback with a birdie and an eagle on the first two holes.
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Paul Casey was 3-up after four holes, and he cruised to a 4-and-2 win over Peter Hanson.
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Ian Poulter won the first two holes, but he made only one birdie the rest of the match and lost 2 and 1 to Sean O'Hair.
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Casey and Ogilvy scouted the golf course together two weeks ago in preparation for this event.
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Fisher narrowed Casey's lead to 1 up with a birdie on 16, but Casey won the match with a birdie on 17.
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Ogilvy will face Paul Casey in a 36-hole match on Sunday. Casey defeated Ross Fisher, 2 and 1.
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They halved the par-3 12th, then Ogilvy won the 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th to win.
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Cink was 2 down after two holes, but he rallied to square the match on the 11th.
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2009 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship: SemifinalsGeoff Ogilvy reached the final match for the third time in four years after defeating Stewart Cink, 4 and 2.
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Casey kept the match going by winning the 29th and 31st holes.
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Ogilvy led for the entire 33-hole round.
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Ogilvy and Casey are friends, and neighbors in Scottsdale, Ariz., where they are both members at Whisper Rock.
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On the next hole, Ogilvy hit into a cactus and was forced to take a penalty drop. He managed to win the hole after chipping in from 60 feet.
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Casey holed out from 200 yards to win his first hole of the match on No. 10.
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Ogilvy made six birdies during the morning match to go 3 up over Casey.
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"I have to approach tomorrow's 36 holes as I've approached all the other matches this week," Casey said. "Start fresh from the first tee and see what happens."
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2009 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship: QuarterfinalsGeoff Ogilvy made a birdie on 17 to close out Rory McIlroy, 2 and 1.
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McIlroy made five birdies, but it wasn't good enough to catch Ogilvy.
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Justin Leonard needed 19 holes to beat Oliver Wilson.
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Jim Furyk lost on the 15th hole after Ross Fisher made a birdie.
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Ernie Els moved on after Luke Donald injured his wrist.
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Camilo Villegas easily won his first two matches, but he ran into trouble against Geoff Ogilvy. Ogilvy beat Villegas, 2 and 1.
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Rory McIlroy, right, jumped out to a quick 4-up lead on Tim Clark, and McIlroy closed out the match on the 15th hole. Clark beat Tiger Woods on Thursday.
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"I had played 15, 16 holes without a bogey, and then 17 kind of grabbed me," Mickelson said. "I don't know what to say because I hit it better today than I did the first two matches, but I didn't get the ball in the hole as well."
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2009 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship: Day 3Phil Mickelson fell 3-down to Stewart Cink, but he fought back to square the match on the 12th. Mickelson missed a short putt to lose the 17th, and he missed a birdie putt on 18 to lose the match.
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O'Hair reportedly had food poisoning overnight due to a pepperoni pizza he ate for dinner.
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Paul Casey took advantage of some early mistakes by Sean O'Hair to win, 4 and 3.
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Els won the first hole, but Cink won the second hole and never trailed again.
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Stewart Cink made the semifinals for the second straight year after defeating Ernie Els, 2 and 1.
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Ogilvy improved to a 16-2 record at the Match Play.
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2009 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship: Finals Geoff Ogilvy beat Paul Casey to win his second Match Play title in four years.