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ACCENTURE MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES






DATES:  Wednesday, February 25th through Sunday, March 1st
SITE:  Ritz-Carlton Golf Club (Saguaro/Tortolita Nines), Dove Mountain, Marana, Arizona
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Jack Nicklaus (2008)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,849
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 460 Yd 10 - Par 4 493 Yds
2 - Par 5 574 Yd 11 - Par 5 659 Yds
3 - Par 3 208 Yd 12 - Par 3 219 Yds
4 - Par 4 393 Yd 13 - Par 5 583 Yds
5 - Par 4 536 Yd 14 - Par 4 449 Yds
6 - Par 3 185 Yd 15 - Par 4 343 Yds
7 - Par 4 486 Yd 16 - Par 3 247 Yds
8 - Par 5 576 Yd 17 - Par 4 482 Yds
9 - Par 4 476 Yd 18 - Par 4 480 Yds
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36 3,894 Yd 36 3,955 Yds
Annual: 11th
Defending Champion: Tiger Woods
Runner-Up: Stewart Cink
Largest Margin of Victory: Tiger Woods def. Stephen Ames, 9 & 8 (2006)
Longest Championship Match: Jeff Maggert def A. Magee, 1-up (38 holes, 1999)
Longest Non-Championship Match: M.Weir def L.Roberts, 1-up (26 holes, 2003),
S.Verplank d L.Westwood, 1-up (26 holes, 2006)
Total Purse: $8,500,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,400,000; 2nd Place - $850,000; 3rd Place - $600,000;
4th Place - $490,000; Quarterfinalist - $270,000;
Third Round - $140,000; Second Round - $95,000; First Round - $45,000
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Tiger Woods Won Woody Austin T-5
Stewart Cink 2nd Angel Cabrera T-5
Henrik Stenson 3rd K.J. Choi T-5
Justin Leonard 4th Eight players tied at T-9
Vijay Singh T-5
Past WGC - Accenture World Match Play Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 Tiger Woods (8&7) -- Stewart Cink
2007 Henrik Stenson (2&1) -- Geoff Ogilvy
2006 Geoff Ogilvy (3&2) -- Davis Love III
2005 David Toms (6&5) -- Chris DiMarco
2004 Tiger Woods (3&2) -- Davis Love III
2003 Tiger Woods (2&1) -- David Toms
2002 Kevin Sutherland (1-up) -- Scott McCarron
2001 Steve Stricker (2&1) -- Pierre Fulke
2000 Darren Clarke (4&3) -- Tiger Woods
1999 Jeff Maggert (1-up, 38 holes) -- Andrew Magee



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