Match Play: Around the course

2013-02-25T00:00:00Z Match Play: Around the courseGreg Hansen Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 25, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Shot of the day


Trying to protect a 4-up lead at No. 9, Matt Kuchar chipped up a steep hill and onto a sloping green from 36 yards to within 2 feet, saving par, tying the hole, maintaining the momentum and turning Hunter Mahan back.

Longest drive


Jason Day piped a drive 357 yards on the No. 13 hole in the consolation round. Hunter Mahan ripped a 326-yard drive on the No. 7 hole during the morning round.

Most birdies


Hunter Mahan had five birdies in the morning semifinal, but Matt Kuchar had five in the afternoon championship round.

Longest putt

13-10 Matt Kuchar made a 13-foot-10-inch putt for a birdie at the No. 12 hole in the championship round, halving the hole with Hunter Mahan to maintain a 2-up lead.

Most greens hit in regulation


Hunter Mahan reached 10 greens in regulation in Sunday's championship round, but lost the match.

Most one-putts


Matt Kuchar required just 12 putts through 17 holes in Sunday's championship round to win.

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