The PGA Tour has stopped in Texas for this week’s WGC-Dell Applied sciences Match Play at Austin Nation Membership, as Bubba Watson will try to defend his title.
The sphere is cut up up into 16 groupings of 4 golfers, and every participant will compete in three round-robin matches over the primary three days earlier than the group winner advances to the single-elimination knockout stage in the course of the weekend.
Exterior of Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott, the 64 top-ranked gamers on the earth will likely be in motion this week. Tiger Woods is amongst them, as he’ll be tuning up earlier than heading to Augusta Nationwide for the Masters in two weeks.
Woods, a three-time winner of the occasion however enjoying in it for the primary time for the reason that format change, tees off for his first match at 2 p.m. on Wednesday towards reigning PGA Tour Rookie of the Yr Aaron Sensible. He then faces Brandt Snedeker at 12:32 p.m. ET on Thursday.
The percentages-on favorites to win are Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy, who’ve every received the WGC-Match Play as soon as of their careers. The 2015 champ McIlroy, who’s coming off a title on the Gamers Championship earlier this month, tees off at 2:22 p.m. ET on Wednesday towards Luke Checklist. Johnson, who received the Match Play in 2017, tees off at Three:50 p.m. ET on Wednesday towards Chez Reavie.
Full tee instances for every of the 16 groupings over the primary two days of the event may be discovered right here.
What: WGC-Dell Applied sciences Match Play
The place: Austin Nation Membership; Austin, Texas
When: Wednesday-Sunday, March 27-31
Defending champion: Bubba Watson
Purse: $10.25 million ($1.845 million)
TV Schedule (ET)
Wednesday: 2-Eight p.m. (Golf Channel)
Thursday: 2-Eight p.m. (Golf Channel)
Friday: 2-Eight p.m. (Golf Channel)
Saturday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2-6 p.m. (NBC)
Sunday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Golf Channel), Three-7 p.m. (NBC)