Match-play specialist Molinari to the fore again

Tiger Woods ready for WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play after six-year hiatus	
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Tiger Woods ready for WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play after six-year hiatus Warren Little Getty Images

Just like that, momentum swung in his favor. Snedeker had to make his putt to keep the match from being tied, which he did.

"It's going to be a tough one again", Stenson said.

He had never been to Austin Country Club.

Woods, back in the Match Play for the first time since 2013, has never been part of this round-robin format. All of a sudden, I'm all square.

"It was big. He was winning the holes. It's one of those weird matches". Similar to the World Cup, there is a "group stage", where players are placed in groups of four and play each other once.

There will two matches between players who can't move on - Phil Mickelson vs. Jason Day, and Eddie Pepperell vs. Emiliano Grillo.

The Northern Irishman, who won the tournament under a different format in 2015, birdied his last two holes to finish List off with authority.

"All I can do is hopefully get a point tomorrow and see if that's good enough", Woods said.

Meanwhile, Na did not go quietly against Jordan Spieth.

"If I was to win here this week, it would give me a massive leapfrog forward".

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He will also meet in Paris on Tuesday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Ang also pointed out that ongoing tensions between Beijing and Washington may encourage improved ties between China and Europe.

"If this was a stroke-play event, we'd be pretty far behind", Woods said.

Wise gave away the opening two holes with a double bogey and a bogey.

Tiger Woods lost his match and got off easy. But his putt to win the 15th grazed the lip, and his 3-wood into the par-5 16th was too strong and went into a back bunker. Snedeker seized control with a 10-foot birdie on the 16th, and closed him out on the next hole.

Defending champion Bubba Watson lost his opening match for the first time since he began playing this event in 2011.

He couldn't hold back the smile after that shot. His next shot, far more hard, started to come down the hill when he jogged over and picked it up to concede the match.

South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen lost 3&2 to Kyle Stanley but confirmed he'll prepare for The Open at Royal Portrush by playing the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Lahinch.

Europe's bid for a fourth win in a row on USA soil began well with Danes Lucas Bjerregaard and Thorbjorn Olesen beating Justin Thomas and Webb Simpson respectively. Who would even practice that kind of shot? It ended on the 16th, when Thomas hit what he thought was a flawless wedge only to see it carom off the flag stick and into the rough.

USA top seed Johnson, the 2017 victor who captured last month's WGC Mexico event, opened with a 4&3 win over United States 55th seed Chez Reavie. He only wants to see progress. He went ahead with a birdie at the par-6 sixth, where Woods missed a birdie putt from 5 feet. Spieth took it from there. He made a 6-foot birdie to match Horschel and send it to the 18th, and he lofted a wedge to 2 feet for birdie to win the 18th.

Our top choice to watch the WGC Match Play Golf Channel coverage online free is to try out the FuboTV 7-day free trial, which means you can check it out without any obligation to buy. "So it was really cool to hit some clutch shots and pull off the tie".

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