Work crews have spent months getting The Golf Club at Dove Mountain ready for this week's WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. A member of the crew spent time earlier this month mowing a fairway.
After Tiger Woods won here in 2008, he won the U.S. Open and was second at the Masters. His success after winning is the exception to the rule. However, his season ended after the U.S. Open with a knee injury.
Former Arizona Wildcats star Jim Furyk hits his tee shot on No. 12 during the second round. Furyk ended up losing to Bubba Watson after 22 holes.
Justin Rose, reacting to a chip on No. 13, was eliminated by Nicolas Colsaerts 4 and 2.
Bubba Watson had a chance to win on No. 18, but missed a 6-foot putt. "You get mad at yourself at how easy that putt was," he said. Watson finished the job on the fourth extra hole, eliminating ex-UA standout Jim Furyk.
If Bubba Watson counted correctly, he had exactly five people cheering for him against former Arizona Wildcats star Jim Furyk in the second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Charles Howell III rips a shot from the fairway to the 13th green during his match against Fernando Gonzalo-Castaño, who won 6 and 5.
Jim Furyk hits his second shot on the 22nd hole of his match with Bubba Wilson, who knocked Furyk out of the tournament at the same hole.
Nick Watney shoots out of a bunker on the 20th hole of his match with Steve Stricker. Watney's bogey on the next hole gave Stricker the win.
Third overall seed Luke Donald tracks a short shot to the green on Hole 11 during his 7 and 6 loss to Scott Piercy.
The WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship will move to another city or another country or maybe to Pluto because it snowed here Wednesday.
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With fairways like this one still covered with snow in the morning, it took nearly five hours of delays before play could start at 1 p.m. on Thursday.
It is 8:30 a.m., and my hands are really cold. My shoes are muddy. Water from melting snow drips from the top of an NBC trailer onto my neck.
Golfer Bubba Watson, right, and caddie Ted Scott try to get the attention of a marshal while waiting on the seventh green for a status update.
Lee Westwood hits a shot out of the desert on Hole 2. Westwood was 2-up on Rafael Cabrera Bello through five holes when play was suspended.
With snow collecting on the ground and this golf cart, play is called for the day, and fans head for the exits. Officials hope to complete Round 1 today and at least start Round 2.