Six holes into his opening match, Jason Day walked off the golf course. Day walked briskly toward the media center at the Dell Technologies Match Play and before he could speak, the Australian began wiping tears from his face. ''She is the reason that I'm playing golf today,'' Day said.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A brief look at the opening round Wednesday of the Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin Country Club (all times EDT):
While his name has been mentioned as a pivotal figure in a federal insider trading criminal trial, Phil Mickelson shrugged off any hint that will be hanging over him this week or in the run up to The Masters next month - both with his play and his comments. ''I'm not a part of that,'' Mickelson said after easily winning his first-round match Wednesday at the Dell Technologies Match Play.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Defending champion Jason Day lasted only six holes at the Dell Technologies Match Play until a heavy heart forced an early departure.
March 23 (Gracenote) - Scores from the WGC-Match Play Championship Group Stage on Wednesday in Austin, Texas Dustin Johnson (U.S.) beat Webb Simpson (U.S.) 5 and 3 Martin Kaymer (Germany) beat Jimmy Walker (U.S.) 3 and 2 Soren Kjeldsen (Denmark) beat Rory McIlroy (Britain) 2 and 1 Gary Woodland (U.S.) beat Emiliano Grillo (Argentina) 3 and 2 Pat Perez (U.S.) beat Jason Day (Australia) (Jason Day withdrawn) Marc Leishman (Australia) beat Lee Westwood (Britain) 3 and 2 Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) halved with Jim Furyk (U.S. ...
(Reuters) - World number one Dustin Johnson rolled and Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth stumbled, while Jason Day left to be with his ailing mother in Wednesday's opening day of the WGC-Dell Match Play in Austin, Texas. Johnson won the first three holes and was 5-up after nine holes and steamrolled Webb Simpson 5&3. Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth were surprise losers in their first round-robin matches at Austin Country Club.