Billy Horschel vs. Jordan Spieth highlights from WGC-Dell Match Play 2019

Elena Summers
March 29, 2019

After going 3 up through six holes, by the time Horschel arrived at the 16 tee he was still 2 up and cruising. "It's one of those weird matches".

"I definitely feel as though I stole it", Harding said. It ended on the 16th, when Thomas hit what he thought was a flawless wedge only to see it carom off the flag stick and into the rough.

World number four McIlroy did not lose a hole against the United States' Luke List in his Group Four opener, sealing a 5&4 win with back-to-back birdies from the 13th at Austin Country Club. Spieth, the No. 4 seed in this event previous year, is now at No. 28.

"To play like I did was good and just looking forward to tomorrow".

While Wise will need to win his final two matches and get some help in order to advance, Woods is still in the driver's seat.

And it looked like Woods would go down 2 holes at the par-3 11th, but he made a 10-footer for par to salvage a tie. He lost that hole. Watson needed to win the 18th against Kevin Na, but his second shot out of the bunker in front of the green came back down the slope and into his footprint. The last two years haven't been kind to McIlroy, which includes finishing outside of the top-30 both times, but his current form makes these odds tough to pass up. While this shot didn't come with the same pressure, it's even more impressive, because, well, when the hell has he ever practiced this shot?


McIlroy never trailed and never lost a hole and closed with back-to-back seven-foot birdie putts at 13 and 14 to secure the triumph.

In the group of major champions, Henrik Stenson got the same result against Phil Mickelson as he did at Royal Troon when he won the 2016 British Open. Spieth took it from there.

Former world No.1 Day aggravated a back injury in his round one defeat to 48-year-old Jim Furyk and still has to play five-time major victor Phil Mickelson on Friday.

"I know winning your first match is really important, winning every match is really important".

Rahm, runner-up in 2017, produced the biggest win of the day with a 7 and 5 thrashing of South Korean Kim Si-woo in Group 8.

And No. 52 Jim Furyk rallied from 3-down to defeat two-time Match Play champion Jason Day, 2-up. And it was really nice, 2down with three to go, to salvage a tie.

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