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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# WGC Match Play

This year
# WGC Match Play
Rory McIlroy disappointed to miss out on final as Sam Burns wins in Austin
McIlroy went on to beat Scheffler 2&1 in the third/fourth place play-off.
All time
# last men standing
4th for McDowell as he misses out on PGA Tour win and Horschel faces Scheffler in WGC Match Play final
Scheffler, a 30th-seeded local hero, edged US 52nd seed Matt Kuchar, the 2013 winner.
# to the victor go the spoils
France's Victor Perez continues fairytale run to reach WGC Match Play semi-finals
He advances with Matt Kuchar, Billy Horschel and Scottie Scheffler.
# Golf
McIlroy bounces back with win, Lowry loses out and Thomas exits at WGC Match Play
Shane Lowry was defeated by Jon Rahm in Round 2 in Texas.
# WGC Match Play
McIlroy's tee shot ends up in swimming pool during heavy defeat to Poulter while Lowry also loses in opener
The Holywood man slumped to a comprehensive 6&5 defeat.
# Apres Match Play
48th-seeded Kevin Kisner beats Kuchar to win WGC Match Play title
Kisner becomes the lowest-seeded winner since Geoff Ogilvy in 2006
# Improv
Woods makes miraculous saving shot but slips to defeat in Texas
Meanwhile, Bubba Watson and former world number one Jason Day were eliminated from the WGC-Match Play Championship.
# Upsets
McIlroy and Johnson suffer shock defeats in WGC Match Play openers
It was a bad day for the world number one and the newly-crowned Arnold Palmer Invitational winner.
# Drive For Show
Dustin Johnson hits drive 424 yards - and still comes up short of his opponent's ball
# weekend off
McIlroy given walkover win - but not enough to prevent WGC Match Play exit
Gary Woodland forced to withdraw due to “a personal family matter.”
# perspective
Jason Day breaks down in tears as he withdraws from WGC to be with cancer-stricken mother
The 29-year-old conceded his first-round match with Pat Perez after just six holes.
# birdie
McIlroy birdies 22nd hole to beat Casey and reach Match Play semi-final
McIlroy advances to face fifth seed Furyk in the last four, with Danny Willett taking on Gary Woodland in the other semi-final.
# Postponed
Snow halts WGC Match Play before McIlroy and Lowry can tee off
Padraig Harrington and Graeme McDowell were still on the first hole when play was halted.
# On the horizon
Shane Lowry set to face Tiger, not Rory, as Snedeker pulls out of Match Play
The $8.5m shootout tees off in Dove Mountain, Arizona next Wednesday.
# preparations
McIlroy, Tiger head field for WGC Match Play
The top 64 in Monday’s world golf rankings were set for the showdown near Tucson but exact brackets will not be established until Sunday.