Posts tagged with: "WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship"

Spieth Growing Up In The Spotlight

It’s difficult to grow up, no matter where you’re doing it, but it must be particularly hard when you’re constantly on television. In the past few weeks, Jordan Spieth has been captured on video dropping clubs in mid-follow-through, berating himself, and complaining about the quality of his shots. In other…

Garcia Stands By Sportsmanship

Sergio García’s gesture of conceding opponent Rickie Fowler’s 17-foot par putt on the seventh hole of their Friday match was as generous as it was unusual. When García wound up losing 1-up to Fowler in the third round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, what García did as a sporting…

Fowler Continues Match Play Hot Streak

Ben Hogan would be proud. The Hawk’s bracket in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship is providing some of the best and brightest pre-weekend golf of the year, with one unlikely Upset King, one Swashbuckling Resurgent, and one of the best matchups you’re likely to see this side of the Ryder…

Early Upsets Stoke Format Change Talks

By sundown Wednesday, Zach Johnson, Dustin Johnson, Steve Stricker, Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter, Luke Donald and Keegan Bradley had been bumped out of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Nothing unusual about that. In fact, only nine of 32 lower seeds won their matches on Wednesday, scuttling the notion of mayhem…

Fowler Sends Poulter Out Early

More than two decades ago, a mullet-sporting Andre Agassi declared in a camera ad, “Image is everything.” Criticized for being more about style than substance, Agassi later shaved his noggin and made tennis’ hall of fame. Could we be seeing the same from Rickie Fowler? Having become known more for…