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Match-by-match: WGC-Dell Technologies, Day 3
Here is how things are playing out on Day 3 of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, as 16 players will advance to the single-elimination portion of the event.
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Group standings at WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play
Here are the group standings for pool play at the WGC-Dell Match Play Championship in Austin, Texas.
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Phil advances to Sweet 16, still hasn't trailed
Phil Mickelson will play the weekend at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play thanks to a dominant three-day performance in group play.
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Spieth wins, but will need help to advance
Jordan Spieth won his match on Thursday at the WGC Match Play, but he will need help to advance to the Round of 16.
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Match-by-match: WGC-Dell Technologies, Day 2
Here is how things played out on Day 2 of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, as 64 players take on Austin Country Club with hopes of advancing out of pool play
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Fisher eyeing good results, Masters berth
Ross Fisher is 53rd in the world ranking and could earn a spot in the Masters field in two weeks if he were to move into the top 50 on Monday’s list.
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F. Molinari (wrist) WDs after 5-and-3 loss
Francesco Molinari became the third player to WD from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, pulling out after his 5-and-3 loss to Thongchai Jaidee on Thursday.
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Woodland WDs from Match Play for 'family matter'
Gary Woodland withdrew from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play before his Day 2 match against Rory McIlroy, citing a “family matter” according to his manager Mark Steinberg.
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Friday tee times moved up two hours at Match Play
A cold front that is expected to sweep across the area on Friday has prompted officials at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play to move up tee times, with the first group heading out at 7:30 a.m. which is...
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Swing tweak helps Koepka drub Dufner
For the second consecutive day, Brooks Koepka rolled to a convincing victory at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, beating Jason Dufner, 6 and 5.
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Watch: Points holes approach to close out 64
D.A. Points holed his approach shot on the final hole to close out an opening 64 at the Puerto Rico Open.
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Ellie Day thankful for support in Instagram post
Following an outpouring of support, Jason Day's wife, Ellie, sent out this emotional Instagram note.
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No upset of No. 1 as DJ rolls in first round
While Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth fell on Day 1, world No. 1 Dustin Johnson steamrolled Webb Simpson, 5 and 3.
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Match-by-match: WGC-Dell Technologies, Day 1
Check out won their first-round match and who has some ground to gain in the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
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Insider trading trial 'not even a thought' for Mickelson
An ongoing insider trading trial in New York City won’t impact Phil Mickelson’s preparation for the Masters, he said on Wednesday.
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Pros support Day, mother through social media
Fellow pros to took to social media on Wednesday to offer support to Jason Day, who said his mother is battling lung cancer.
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Tearful Day WDs, cites mom's cancer battle
Overcome with emotion about his mother's lung cancer, Jason Day withdrew from the WGC-Dell Match Play on Wednesday after 6 holes.
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McIlroy upset by Kjeldsen despite huge distance edge
Soren Kjeldsen pulled off the day’s biggest upset at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, closing out second-seeded Rory McIlroy with four consecutive birdies.
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Snedeker falls after emergency switch to backup putter
It was not the start Brandt Snedeker had hoped for, and that was before he even teed off on Wednesday at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
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HOFer King pledges $1.3M to help end water crisis
Hall of Fame member Betsy King has pledged $1.3 million to helping deliver clean water to needy African villages.
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Finau excited to be at WGC, even if he doesn't get in
Two weeks ago Tony Finau was 70th in the world ranking, but things have changed and he's the first alternate at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
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DJ eyeing only WGC event he hasn't won
In his first event since winning the WGC-Mexico, world No 1 Dustin Johnson said on Tuesday that he won’t have any trouble finding new motivation.
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Thomas proud of WGC contention without best game
Of everything that Justin Thomas has accomplished this season, it was his play at last month’s WGC-Mexico Championship that truly inspired him.
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Group of Death! Over-analyzing Match Play
True, there are no easy outs at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. But closely examining the groups is part of the fun in pool play.
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Player poll: Pros in favor of bifurcation, keeping Trump courses
The majority of PGA Tour players believe they should break from the USGA and create their own rules in a recent anonymous poll.
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Day 'had no idea' he won the Match Play in 2014
In six starts at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, Jason Day has never lost in the first round. So what’s his secret to the format?
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Stock Watch: Tiger's back! Signing books
There were fans and cameras and media, all there to witness Tiger Woods ... sign copies of his new book. This is what we've come to.
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Full bracket: WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play
Take a look at the brackets for the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin CC, where players first compete in pool play.
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You Oughta Know: Key stats heading into Match Play
Defending champion Jason Day and world No. 1 Dustin Johnson headline a stellar field at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. Here is what You Oughta Know heading into golf's version of March Madness.
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Met their match: WGC-Match Play brackets set
Golf’s version of March Madness gets underway Wednesday at Austin CC. Who will the game's biggest stars face? Read on to find out.
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Woods 'trying everything' to be able to play Masters
Tiger Woods said Monday that he is “trying everything” in hopes of being able to return to competition in three weeks at the Masters.
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Rory returns to No. 2 as Masters field nearly finalized
Rory McIlroy is back to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking, but still has a long way to go to catch Dustin Johnson.
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Lewis upbeat despite another runner-up finish
Stacy Lewis battled to the finish Sunday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup, but it ended in what has become an all too familiar runner-up finish.
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After Further Review: McIlroy rounding into form
Each week, GolfChannel.com takes a look back at the week in golf. Here's what's weighing on our writers' minds.
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Leishman returning to Masters after API win
Outside the top 50 in the world ranking, Marc Leishman needed a good finish to the spring to earn a spot in the Masters.
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Palmer's memory serves as role model for players
Without Arnold Palmer, Sunday’s final round at Bay Hill became a team effort. “We take it for granted, him being here for the last 50 years,” Brandt Snedeker said, “... you can’t replace somebody like him...
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Fore Things: Leishman savors win with family
A late eagle propelled Marc Leishman to victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Here are Fore Things to know from the final round at Bay Hill.
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McIlroy finishes T-4; moves to No. 2 in OWGR
Rory McIlroy made a deflating bogey on 18, but he finished in a tie for fourth, which was still good enough to return him to No. 2 in the world.
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M. Jutanugarn fires 63; has to pack for sister
Moriya Jutanugarn had to go pack for her sister after running out of holes in her bid to win Sunday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup.
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Leishman rallies to win Arnold Palmer Invitational
In a finish with no shortage of contenders at Bay Hill, Marc Leishman was the last man standing at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
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Watch: Hadwin gets absolutely robbed of hole-in-one
Adam Hadwin was in the Sunday mix for the second straight week, but he should've been even closer to the lead after this perfect shot on the 17th hole.
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McDowell caps busy week as API co-host
Graeme McDowell will experience a career first on Sunday afternoon – taking part in a trophy presentation even though he didn’t win.
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Watch: Zach Johnson's amazing bank shot
Zach Johnson took a page from the game of billiards, banking a bunker shot into the cup off the ball of fellow playing competitor Byeong Hun An.
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Stacy, Post enjoying time as LPGA royalty this week
They are the LPGA pioneers being honored this week. That makes Hollis Stacy and Sandra Post royalty at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup.
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Korda sisters in mix through 54 at Founders Cup
On Friday, Jessica Korda made a hard run up the leaderboard at the Founders Cup. On Saturday, her younger sister, Nelly, made her own big move.
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You Oughta Know: Something's gotta give in API
Which of the 54-hole leaders will win the Arnold Palmer Invitational? Or will it be someone else? The key facts that You Oughta Know.
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Fore Things: Hoffman makes things interesting
Charley Hoffman finished with a bang Saturday, and now Kevin Kisner has company at the top of the leaderboard. Here are Fore Things to know.
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Ko birdies final six holes in 63 at Founders
Rolex world No. 1 Lydia Ko closed out hard Saturday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup to put together her best round of the year.
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Watch: Grillo loses two balls, one club in water
Emilano Grillo had a tough day in Round 3 at Bay Hill, but his frustration boiled over on the par-5 sixth hole, where he lost two balls and an iron in the water.
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Hoffman putt ties Kisner for API lead
Charley Hoffman made a 71-foot putt on the 18th hole to tie Kevin Kisner for the 54-hole lead in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
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Security ends LPGA Trump protest after 30 minutes
UltraViolet’s protest of women’s golf’s association with Donald Trump was short lived Saturday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup.
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McIlroy, Fowler move into contention with 65s
Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler had early tee times on Saturday, but they'll be able to sleep in on Sunday after matching 7-under 65s.
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-5 cut lowest in LPGA history; Yost, Inkster survive
How low did they go Friday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup? The cut was set at a record 5 under par. That’s the lowest cut in LPGA history.
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What layoff? Park in position for back-to-back wins
Inbee Park moved into weekend position to win back-to-back LPGA starts. With a 6-under 66 Friday at the Founders Cup, Park climbed into a tie for seventh.
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Woods' agent disputes report on Tiger's status
A report indicates that Tiger Woods is unlikely to play the Masters in three weeks, although Woods' manager disputes the report.
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API winner to receive red Arnie's Army cardigan
The winner of this year's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill will be taking home a new award, a red Arnie's Army cardigan sweater.
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Fore Things: Hadwin lurking in mix
The weather is beginning to heat up at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, and so are the scores. Here are Fore Things that you should know heading into the weekend.
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Emotional week comes to early end for Saunders
A bittersweet week came to an early end for Sam Saunders at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Two rounds of 2-over 74 left Saunders one shot outside the cut line.
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Hoffman leads Grillo, Fitzpatrick at Bay Hill
Thanks to a round of 66 and a missed cut last week at the Valspar, Charley Hoffman holds the 36-hole lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
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Watch: Scared Smylie jumps at sight of gator
Unlike Cody Gribble, who smacked (what we assume was) this alligator on the tail Thursday, Smylie Kaufman was a little less brave.
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Watch: Stenson turns into shoeless amateur at 11
Which is better? The still-barefoot Stenson putting out with his wedge, or the still-barefoot Stenson casually juggling his ball back into the water?
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Two-time API champ Every finally makes a cut
It took a return to a familiar venue for Matt Every to break out of a nearly year-long drought and make the cut to play a PGA Tour weekend .
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Hoffman adds API after MC, takes lead
In a roundabout way, Charley Hoffman might have a missed cut at the Valspar to thank as he contends over the weekend at Bay Hill.
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Fowler latest player to skip WGC Match Play
Add Rickie Fowler to the list of players skipping next week’s WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Austin, Texas.
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LPGA responds to group's planned Trump protest
The LPGA released a statement Friday addressing UltraViolet’s plan to stage a protest Saturday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup.
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Woods to hold book signing Monday in NYC
Tiger Woods will be in New York City Monday for a book signing, and it will be his first public appearance since withdrawing from the Dubai Desert Classic in early February due to back spasms.
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Dueling eagles: Lewis, Jutanugarn match 64s
Stacy Lewis and Ariya Jutanugarn practically left a trail of smoke in their wake Thursday at the Bank of Hope Founders Club.
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Inkster, 56, within one shot of lead
U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inkster was doing more than scouting Thursday. She shot a 7-under-par 65 to move one shot off the lead.
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Yost takes unlikely path to leaderboard
Kaylin Yost took the most improbable route into contention Thursday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup. Her story goes beyond being a Monday qualifier.
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Purple Rain: Big day for Fitzpatrick, Northwestern
As Matt Fitzpatrick was signing his scorecard, Northwestern’s basketball team closed out its first-ever win in the NCAA tournament, defeating Vanderbilt.
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Fitzpatrick, Grillo share early lead at Bay Hill
The calendar says mid-March, but you’d never know it based on the conditions. Here’s how things look at chilly Bay Hill, where two players share the lead.
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Fore Things: An emotional day for Saunders
Sam Saunders dealing with the emotion of playing the first API after the death of his grandfather, Arnold Palmer, is one of Fore Things from Day 1 at Bay Hill.
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Watch: Gribble smacks gator; gator jumps in lake
Cody Gribble was in the midst of a tough round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational when he snuck up on a gator sunning itself just left of the sixth fairway.
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S.Y. Kim shoots 67 despite bee sting
Sei Young Kim got off to a painful start in defense of her title Thursday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup - stung by a bee in her right hand as she made the turn.
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Former U.S Open champ Glover finding his game
Things are starting to click for Lucas Glover, but he knows the real test is still finding a way to post lower scores on PGA Tour Sundays.
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Watch: Saunders' near-ace at the par-3 17th
Playing the par-3 17th hole Thursday, Arnold Palmer's grandson Sam Saunders very nearly made a hole-in-one when his ball came crashing down on the flagstick.
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Podcast: Our personal memories of Arnie
Rich Lerner, Kelly Tilghman, Dan Hicks and Mike Tirico are on the Golf Channel Podcast sharing their favorite memories of the King, Arnold Palmer.
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Palmer's cart stationed near 16th tee at Bay Hill
Arnold Palmer's golf cart will be stationed by a pond near the tee at the par-5 16th and it will be facing the 18th hole.
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Despite the cold, Grillo's game is warming up
Emiliano Grillo is glad to be back in the Sunshine State, even though Thursday’s conditions at Bay Hill hardly resembled a Florida morning in mid-March.
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Willett won't confirm if 'Toad in the Hole' on Champions menu
Earlier this week there were rumors on social media that Danny Willett was thinking of serving “Toad in the Hole,” a traditional English dish consisting of sausages in Yorkshire pudding batter, at next...
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Day (70) weathers cold start at Bay Hill
When Jason Day teed off at 8:23 a.m. (ET) on Thursday the temperature was 41 degrees and a stinging wind made it feel even colder.
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Lopez encouraged by growth of Girls Golf
Nancy Lopez helped to announce Wednesday’s launch of the LPGA’s “Changing the Face of the Game” campaign, a celebration of the success of Girls Golf.
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Willett (illness) withdraws from API
Masters champ Danny Willett withdrew prior to the start of the opening round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, citing an illness.
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N.Y. Choi tries to put back injury behind her
Na Yeon Choi’s ailing back is feeling better, and now she’s working on fixing what’s ailing her swing.
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Nicklaus beats age by six shots
Playing in Ernie Els' annual charity tournament to raise money for autism research, Jack Nicklaus broke his age by six shots.
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Park reveals pressure of Olympic experience
Inbee Park revealed the secret to her Olympic gold medal victory last summer in Rio de Janeiro.
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Fowler to split up commemorative Arnie shoes
Rickie Fowler is turning heads with his footwear this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, and he hopes to leave some of it behind after this week’s event.
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Day wary of newly drivable par-4 at Sawgrass
Jason Day gave his approval Wednesday to the new changes at TPC Sawgrass that he says make the tournament feel even more like a major championship.
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Day 'felt absolutely hammered' after drink with Arnie
Every PGA Tour player has his own favorite Arnold Palmer memory. Jason Day’s came last year, when he gutted out a victory at Bay Hill.
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Watch: Pros honor Arnie with driving-range salute
Sam Saunders lead his fellow PGA Tour pros in hitting ceremonial tee shots in the memory of his grandfather Arnold Palmer.
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Monahan: 'Pleased with the field we have' at API
This week’s field at Bay Hill is pretty deep, but one can argue some players didn't make the trip because of a crowded schedule.
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Rory hopes Arnie's letter-writing tradition lives on
Win a tournament; get a letter. It’s been a tradition for years, and it’s one that Rory McIlroy would like to see continue in the wake of Arnold Palmer’s death.
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Rory torches Muirfield members who took too long
Muirfield is officially back in line to once again host The Open, but Rory McIlroy isn’t pleased that it took the club two tries to get its membership policy correct.
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Woods to design 10-hole short course in Bahamas
Tiger Woods will design a 10-hole, short course as part of a new private club called "Jack's Bay" on Eleuthra in the Bahamas.
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Lewis out to end 33-month drought at Wildfire
Stacy Lewis has a victory, two second-place finishes and a T-4 in her last four starts at Wildfire Golf Club, home to this week's Founders Cup
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McDowell: Players skipping API 'unfairly criticized'
Graeme McDowell believes that any criticism directed toward top-ranked players who are skipping this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational is misplaced.
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Day grouped with Watson, Kaymer at Bay Hill
Jason Day gets set to defend his title at Bay Hill, while world No. 3 Rory McIlroy will play the first two rounds alongside Arnold Palmer's grandson.
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LPGA pros pleased with Muirfield members' vote
LPGA pros were pleased with Tuesday’s news that Muirfield voted to allow female members for the first time in the 273-year history of the Scottish golf club.
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Finau skipping title defense to be WGC alternate
Expected to be first alternate for the WGC-Dell Match Play, Tony Finau will skip his title defense in Puerto Rico with the hope of snagging a spot in the bracket in Austin.
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McIlroy tweets post-U.S. Open letter from Palmer
Rory McIlroy tweeted a letter he received from Arnold Palmer following his first major championship win at the 2011 U.S. Open.
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