Austin, Texas – In a crazy game that saw a comedy of mistakes in the last few holes, Tiger Woods prevailed over 2 and 1 over Rory McIulroy when he buried his 13-foot road on the 17th Green Saturday to advance to WGC Quarterfinals-Dell Technologies Match Play.
Woods had brought the 3-up through 10 holes, then saw that McIulroy was back with a chance to finish before making a mess on the 16th hole.
After barely clearing the danger of par-3, 17th, Woods heads the next time McIlroy lost the bird.
"It was a fun game for us. I know we were struggling hard against each other and enjoyed it, "said Woods. "I was lucky to get to the top. We had some interesting conditions today. I guess this front was around 1
Woods appeared in 10 holes with 3-up lead, which included a missed 3-foot tie from McIlroy on the 10th
But McIlroy made his first bird on the 5th 12th – Woods can not hit his approach nearly 100 yards and then 3-rolls – and then pulls out within one of the short par-4 13th where Woods plays off iron tea, then drops green off 70 yards. McIlroy birdied again on par-5 16th, where he had a tremendous advantage after the 395 yard drive, came out and hit his third of 200 yards
Then it was not The 173-yard approach dropped just in front of the bunker, where it placed it above the green and up to a wooden partition, took the impossible game, returned to its original location near the bunker, then continued to stab her McIllroy broke out and agreed – Woods did not even have to hit the strike
"I'm told he has not yet entered a match. holes in the back too, "said Woods. From there he gave me a gift of 10 years. He got rid of him with several of his own birds on 12 and 13. And 16 was heavy. The wind blows as hard as it is, his ball was broken. My ball of the 17th had to be down the wind to get back into my face. And that's exactly how the fronts pass by these hills. And it was a tough day for both of us. & # 39;