Match Play: Results from all the matches in Round 1

King Louis could make some huge moves in the World Ranking now that Tiger and Rory are both out. Watch out world! Louis will face Robert Garrigus for his second match.
King Louis could make some huge moves in the World Ranking now that Tiger and Rory are both out. Watch out world! Louis will face Robert Garrigus for his second match.

Round 1 results

Completed matches

• Sergio Garcia (No. 12 seed) def. Thongchai Jaidee (53) in 20 holes. Garcia never trailed, but after losing the 18th hole, facing an elimination putt, he survived with a birdie in sudden death.

• Matt Kuchar (21) def. Hiroyuki Fujita (44) 3 and 2. Kuchar bogeyed both 12 and 14, but he had built a four-hole lead by then and rolled to an easy victory.

• Ian Poulter (11) def. Stephen Gallacher (54) 2 and 1. Poulter didn’t make a birdie for 10 consecutive holes, but Gallacher’s flawed play enabled Poulter to increase his lead from 1 up to 3 up in that stretch.

• Bo Van Pelt (22) def. John Senden (43) 6 and 5. After a wobbly start, picking up and losing at the No. 2 and 3 holes, Van Pelt rallied to win at the 13th green. Senden was 5 over par.

• Russell Henley (56) def. Charl Schwartzel (9) 1 up. In one of the bigger upsets, Henley held on with five successive pars to close after Schwartzel opened the day 5 over par.

• Jason Day (41) def. Zach Johnson (24) 6 and 5. In one of the most impressive rounds of the day, Day was 5 under through just 13 holes, giving Johnson no chance.

• Richard Sterne (55) def. Jason Dufner (10) 1 up. Sterne was 4 up after 11 holes even though he was even par, taking advantage of Dufner’s slow start, plus-4 through 11 holes.

• Hunter Mahan (23) def. Matteo Manassero (42) 5 and 4. The defending champion had more bogeys, (four) than birdies (one), but Manassero really struggled with five straight bogeys from No. 3 to No. 7.

• Justin Rose (5) def. K.J. Choi (60) 2 and 1. With a flurry of birdies on the back side, at Nos. 11, 13 and 15, Rose put away Choi, whose late rally – 4 under from No. 6 to No. 13 – wasn’t enough.

• Nicolas Colsaerts (37) def. Bill Haas (28) 5 and 4. It didn’t take long for Colsaerts to assert himself, taking advantage of Haas bogeys at Nos. 3, 4 and 5, winning in a runaway.

• Tim Clark (59) def. Adam Scott (6) 2 and 1. For a guy who didn’t sink a birdie putt until the 11th hole, Clark was in position to advance when Scott made back-to-back bogeys at Nos. 16 and 17.

• Thorbjorn Olesen (38) def. Jamie Donaldson (27), 3 and 2. It was a good day for Olesen, who shot 2 over par but never trailed Donaldson, who shot 41 on the front nine.

• Bubba Watson (8) def. Chris Wood (57) 2 and 1. Sizzling after the day warmed up, Watson went 6 under on Nos. 8-17, with an eagle and four birdies, to eliminate Wood.

• Jim Furyk (25) def. Ryan Moore (40) 4 and 2. The UA grad put on a move with a birdie at No. 8, and then matched that four times on the back side. Furyk sent home Moore, who never led.

• Rafael Cabrera Bello (58) def. Lee Westwood (7) in 19 holes. Bello didn’t lead until the 19th hole, trailing (or tied) all day. Westwood wasn’t on top of his game; he had four bogeys to neutralize his four birdies.

• Martin Kaymer (26) def. George Coetzee (39) 2 and 1. In one of the day’s closest matches, Kaymer eagled No. 13 to take a 2-up lead but needed a birdie at 17 to close out Coetzee.

• Marcus Fraser (52) def. Keegan Bradley (13) 1 up. Bradley’s approach shot on 18 hit the rocks in front of the green. He had a poor back nine, with four bogeys in a row, leading to an early flight home.

• Fredrik Jacobson (45) def. Ernie Els (20) 1 up. The Big Easy missed a short putt at 18, wasting a back-nine rally in which birdies at Nos. 13 and 15 tied the match.

• Steve Stricker (14) def. Henrik Stenson (51) 5 and 4. It wasn’t that Stricker was in the groove – he was just 1 under par – but Stenson bogeyed holes one through three and was down four holes at the turn.

• Nick Watney (19) def. David Toms (46) 5 and 4. Few had a more difficult day at Dove Mountain than Toms. The former Match Play champion was 6 over par through 14 holes, without a birdie on his card.

• Alexander Noren (49) def. Dustin Johnson (16) 6 and 4. Noren was superb Thursday, putting a bogey at No. 1 behind him and then stringing seven birdies over the next 12 holes to win easily.

• Graeme McDowell (17) def. Padraig Harrington (48) 2 up. McDowell blew a 3-up lead at 11, but won when Harrington made a mess of the 18th hole. Harrington had three straight birds on the back nine to get close.

• Webb Simpson (15) def. David Lynn (50) 5 and 4. The defending U.S. Open champion rolled in five birdies, taking a 3-up lead at the turn, bumping off Lynn, who ended the 14-hole match 4 over par.

• Peter Hanson (18) def. Thomas Bjorn (47) 3 and 2. Trailing by two holes at the turn, Hanson birdied four of the next six holes, and Bjorn, who didn’t have a birdie all day, couldn’t keep up.

• Louis Oosthuizen (4) def. Richie Ramsay (61) 2 and 1. In one of the day’s top rallies, Oosthuizen was two down through 11. He then was opportunistic as Ramsay had three bogeys down the stretch.

• Robert Garrigus (36) def. Branden Grace (29) 4 and 3. A double-bogey at No. 10 was the only scar on Garrigus’ card; he had six birds to close out Grace, who opened with back-to-back bogeys.

• Luke Donald (3) def. Marcel Siem (62) 1 up. Donald sunk a 10-foot birdie putt at 18 to end the suspense. It was his sixth birdie of the day, but he had a difficult time shaking Siem, who had five birds himself.

• Scott Piercy (35) def. Paul Lawrie (30) 4 and 3. With an eagle at No. 2, Piercy established early momentum and had no less than a two-hole pad the rest of the way.

• Shane Lowry (64) def. Rory McIlroy (1) 1 up. The world’s No. 1 golfer was 4 over par through seven holes and, although he grabbed the lead after nine holes, couldn’t survive Lowry’s birdie-birdie-eagle streak on Nos. 11-13.

• Charles Howell III (63) def. Tiger Woods (2) 2 and 1. Howell’s clutch birdies at 15 and 16 and a bogey-free card were too much for Woods, who couldn’t create any magic. He carded just two birdies all day.

Matches not completed

• Carl Pettersson (33) is 1 up on Rickie Fowler (32) through 17 holes.

• Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño (31) and Francesco Molinari (34) are all-square through 15 holes.

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