Accenture Match Play Championship begins - Tucson News Now

Accenture Match Play Championship begins

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MARANA, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Practice rounds are over and tournament play begins this morning with the Accenture Match Play Championship, for many golfers it is win or go home.


Players are expected on the range to warm up before their matches, though the course should not be a surprise for golfers, who have two practice rounds under their belts.

The first match of the day is Ian Poulter vs. Rickie Fowler.  Defending Accenture Match Play Champion Matt Kuchar is expected to tee off at 9:45 a.m., with Rory McIlroy at 11:25 a.m.  There will be a total of 35 matches today, with the possibility of upsets and clutch putts to win.

Gates open for fans at 6:30 a.m.

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