Match Play: Around the course

2011-02-25T00:00:00Z Match Play: Around the course Arizona Daily Star
February 25, 2011 12:00 am

By Greg Hansen

Arizona Daily Star

Longest drive

373

J.B. Holmes hit a 373-yard drive on No. 2 Thursday; it was the second consecutive day he had the longest drive.

Shortest match

11

Ben Crane crushed Rory McIlroy in just 11 holes, closing out the young Irishman 8 and 7.

Longest match

20

Martin Kaymer required two extra holes to beat Justin Rose, the day's only sudden-death match.

Shot of the day

Fowler

Rickie Fowler chipped in from 29 feet on the 10th hole, a birdie that gave him a 4-up lead over Phil Mickelson, virtually putting the match away.

Longest putt

44-8

Charl Schwartzel made a 44-foot- 8-inch putt at the 15th hole but lost his match to Matteo Manassero.

Most birdies in a win

5

Rickie Fowler had five birdies and an eagle while eliminating Phil Mickelson.

Most birdies in a loss

5

Lee Westwood, right, had five birdies in his loss to Nick Watney.

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