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 2013 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship

(The 8th of 36 events in the PGA TOUR Season)

 

Marana, Ariz.                     Feb. 18-24, 2012              Purse: $8,750,000 ($1,500,000 to the winner)

The Golf Club at Dove Mountain                               Par/Yards: 36-36 – 72/7,791

 

UPDATED Partial First-Round Notes – Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Weather

Winter storm warning throughout the day.  Cold and windy, with rain turning to sleet turning to snow starting at 10:45 a.m.  Play was suspended at 11:07 a.m. due to snow and hail and called for the day at 1:05 p.m. MT.  Temperatures in the low 30s.  Winds SW 20-30 mph, gusting to 35 mph.  Approximately 1 to 1-1/2 inches of snow accumulated over the course of the delay. 

The first-round will resume at 8:30 a.m. MT.  Match No. 24 will tee off at 8:40 a.m., with subsequent matches teeing off in 10-minute increments after that (see below for updated tee times).  Round two will being mid-afternoon.

The last time it snowed during a PGA TOUR event was in 2011, also at the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship (Sunday).  Prior to that, it happened at the 2005 BellSouth Classic.

Weather Delays at the Accenture Match Play Championship (1999-2013; all times local)

 

2003 (Carlsbad, Calif.)

Thursday, cloudy with more than one-half inch of rain in the morning. Play was delayed in individual matches due to accumulation of water on several greens.

2004 (Carlsbad, Calif.)

Heavy rains (1.5 inches) postponed play all day on Thursday. 10 minute delay at start of play on Friday due to dangerous situation

2005 (Carlsbad, Calif.)

Wednesday's first round was suspended due to wet conditions. More than one inch of rain fell between Monday-Wednesday, that added to the more than 18 inches that had come in the San Diego area since January 1.

2006 (Carlsbad, Calif.)

15 minute fog delay to begin Saturday's play.

2007 (Marana, Ariz.)

The 7:22 a.m. start was delayed on Saturday until 8:15 a.m. due to frost. Low temperature was 33 degrees warming to the low-50s in the afternoon, Sunday scheduled 7:40 a.m. start was delayed until 8:50 a.m. due to frost.

2010 (Marana, Ariz.)

Semi-finals on Saturday suspended from 12:29 p.m. until 12:44 p.m. due to heavy rain and strong winds

2011 (Marana, Ariz.)

On Wednesday, the start was delayed 30 minutes from 7:25 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. MT due to frost.

On Sunday, early morning snow dropped approximately 1 inch of snow the course.  The snow did not delay the start of play, with the Consolation match beginning at 12:05 p.m. MT and the Championship match at 12:20 p.m. MT.  Play was suspended for five minutes from 1:04 p.m. to 1:09 p.m. MT due to hail.

2013 (Marana, Ariz.)

On Wednesday, play was suspended at 11:07 a.m. due to accumulating hail and sleet.  Play was suspended for the day at 1:05 p.m.

Recap of play

Twenty-three of the 32 matches began before play was suspended.  Match No. 23 – Webb Simpson (15) vs David Lynn (50) – were the last group to tee off.  They did not complete the first hole.

The first match of the day – Sergio Garcia (12) vs Thongchai Jaidee (53)– was through 15 holes, with Garcia 2 up, when play was suspended.

The largest lead as of suspension of play was Jason Day (41), 6 up in his match against Zach Johnson (24) through 10 holes.  Bo Van Pelt (No. 22) was 5 up in his match against John Senden (No. 43).

 

Time

Match

Player

 

Player

Status

 

 

 

 

 

 

7:25 AM

Match 1

Sergio Garcia - ESP

vs

Thongchai Jaidee - THA

Garcia 2 up through 15 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

7:35 AM

Match 2

Matt Kuchar - USA

vs

Hiroyuki Fujita - JPN

Kuchar 3 up through 14 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

7:45 AM

Match 3

Ian Poulter - ENG

vs

Stephen Gallacher - SCO

Poulter 3 up through 12 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

7:55 AM

Match 4

Bo Van Pelt - USA

vs

John Senden - AUS

Van Pelt 5 up through 12 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:05 AM

Match 5

Charl Schwartzel - ZAF

vs

Russell Henley - USA

All Square through 11 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:15 AM

Match 6

Zach Johnson - USA

vs

Jason Day - AUS

Day 6 up through 10 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:25 AM

Match 7

Jason Dufner - USA

vs

Richard Sterne - ZAF

Sterne 3 up through 10 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:35 AM

Match 8

Hunter Mahan - USA

vs

Matteo Manassero - ITA

Mahan 4 up through 9 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:45 AM

Match 9

Justin Rose - ENG

vs

K.J. Choi - KOR

Rose 2 up through 9 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:55 AM

Match 10

Bill Haas - USA

vs

Nicolas Colsaerts - BEL

Colsaerts 3 up through 8 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:05 AM

Match 11

Adam Scott - AUS

vs

Tim Clark - ZAF

Scott 1 up through 8 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:15 AM

Match 12

Jamie Donaldson - WAL

vs

Thorbjorn Olesen - DNK

Olesen 3 up through 7 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:25 AM

Match 13

Bubba Watson - USA

vs

Chris Wood - ENG

All Square through 6 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:35 AM

Match 14

Jim Furyk - USA

vs

Ryan Moore - USA

All Square through 6 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:45 AM

Match 15

Lee Westwood - ENG

vs

Rafael Cabrera-Bello - ESP

Westwood 2 up through 5 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:55 AM

Match 16

Martin Kaymer - DEU

vs

George Coetzee - ZAF

Coetzee 1 up through 4 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:05 AM

Match 17

Keegan Bradley - USA

vs

Marcus Fraser - AUS

All Square through 3 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:15 AM

Match 18

Ernie Els - ZAF

vs

Fredrik Jacobson - SWE

Els 1 up through 3 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:25 AM

Match 19

Steve Stricker - USA

vs

Henrik Stenson - SWE

Stricker 2 up through 2 holes

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:35 AM

Match 20

Nick Watney - USA

vs

David Toms - USA

All Square through 1 hole

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:45 AM

Match 21

Dustin Johnson - USA

vs

Alexander Noren - SWE

All Square through 1 hole

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:55 AM

Match 22

Graeme McDowell - NIR

vs

Padraig Harrington - IRL

On No. 1 - no score

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:05 AM

Match 23

Webb Simpson - USA

vs

David Lynn - ENG

On No. 1 – no score

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:15 AM

Match 24

Peter Hanson - SWE

vs

Thomas Bjorn - DNK

Thursday – 8:40 a.m. MT

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:25 AM

Match 25

Louis Oosthuizen - ZAF

vs

Richie Ramsay - SCO

Thursday – 8:50 a.m. MT

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:35 AM

Match 26

Branden Grace - ZAF

vs

Robert Garrigus - USA

Thursday – 9:00 a.m. MT

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:45 AM

Match 27

Luke Donald - ENG

vs

Marcel Siem - DEU

Thursday – 9:10 a.m. MT

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:55 AM

Match 28

Paul Lawrie - SCO

vs

Scott Piercy - USA

Thursday – 9:20 a.m. MT

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:05 PM

Match 29

Rory McIlroy - NIR

vs

Shane Lowry - IRE

Thursday – 9:30 a.m. MT

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:15 PM

Match 30

Rickie Fowler - USA

vs

Carl Pettersson - SWE

Thursday – 9:40 a.m. MT

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:25 PM

Match 31

Tiger Woods - USA

vs

Charles Howell III - USA

Thursday – 9:50 a.m. MT

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:35 PM

Match 32

Gonzalo Fdez-Castano - ESP

vs

Francesco Molinari - ITA

Thursday – 10:00 a.m. MT

 

 

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