Feb 22, 2011

1st Round Predictions WGC Accenture Match Play

By Sean Crogie   Posted at  2/22/2011 10:44:00 PM   No comments

Most die-hard golfers will be glued to their TVs to take in this years WGC Accenture Match Play that's starts tomorrow. Friendly match play with your buddies at your local course is great fun. Watching pros play some match play is even better.  What golf fan doesn't love the Ryder Cup.

So who do you have picked to win this week. Patience, timely putting, nerves of steel and some luck will go a long way to win it all this week. I'm involved in so many Match Play pools my head has been spinning all week. I just hope I get them all in on time. So here's my predictions for round 1 as of right now.

JONES BRACKET

1 Lee Westwood, Eng vs. 64 Henrik Stenson, Swe (Westwood)
32 Nick Watney, USA vs. 33 Anthony Kim, USA (Watney)
16 Retief Goosen, Zaf vs. 49 K.J. Choi, Kor (Goosen)
17 Francesco Molinari, Ita vs. 48 Ryan Moore, USA (Moore)
8 Steve Stricker, USA vs. 57 Matteo Manassero, Ita (Stricker)
25 Charl Schwartzel, Zaf vs. 40 Ryo Ishikawa, Jpn (Schwartzel)
9 Luke Donald, Eng vs. 56 Charley Hoffman, USA (Donald)
24 Edoardo Molinari, Ita vs. 41 Martin Laird, Sco (Molinari)


PLAYER BRACKET 
2 Martin Kaymer, Deu vs. 63 Noh Seung-yul, Kor (Kaymer)
31 Zach Johnson, USA vs. 34 Justin Rose, Eng (Rose)
15 Robert Karlsson, Swe vs. 50 Hiroyuki Fujita, Jpn (Karlsson)
18 Hunter Mahan, USA vs. 47 Sean O’Hair, USA (Mahan)
7 Rory McIlroy, Nir vs. 58 Jonathan Byrd, USA (McIlroy)
26 Adam Scott, Aus vs. 39 Ben Crane, USA (Crane)
10 Jim Furyk, USA vs. 55 Ryan Palmer, USA (Furyk)
23 Miguel A Jiménez, Esp vs. 42 Yuta Ikeda, Jpn (Jimenez)


SNEAD BRACKET 
3 Tiger Woods, USA vs. 62 Thomas Bjorn, Dnk (Woods)
30 Geoff Ogilvy, Aus vs. 35 Padraig Harrington, Irl (Ogilvy)
14 Dustin Johnson, USA vs. 51 Mark Wilson, USA (Johnson)
19 Bubba Watson, USA vs. 46 Bill Haas, USA (Haas)
6 Paul Casey, Eng vs. 59 Richard Green, Aus (Casey)
27 Kim Kyung-Tae, Kor vs. 38 Jason Day, Aus (Day)
11 Ernie Els, Zaf vs. 54 Jeff Overton, USA (Els)
JB Holmes, USA vs. 43 Camilo Villegas, Col (Holmes)


HOGAN BRACKET
4 Phil Mickelson, USA vs. 61 Brendan Jones, Aus (Mickelson)
29 Rickie Fowler, USA vs. 36 Peter Hanson, Swe (Fowler)
13 Matt Kuchar, USA vs. 52 Anders Hansen, Dnk (Kuchar)
20 Louis Oosthuizen, Zaf vs. 45 Bo Van Pelt, USA (Oosthuizen)
5 Graeme McDowell, Nir vs. 60 Heath Slocum, USA (McDowell)
28 Robert Allenby, Aus vs. 37 Ross Fisher, Eng (Fisher)
12 Ian Poulter, Eng vs. 53 Stewart Cink, USA (Poulter)
21 Alvaro Quiros, Esp vs. 44 Y.E. Yang, Kor (Quiros)

About Sean Crogie

Father of 3, #golf writer, full-time mail carrier, part-time @RideauViewGolf Turf Team #PJ20 fan, golfing nomad.
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