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Spieth, McIlroy face elimination in Match Play

Rory McIlroy follows his shot off the fourth tee of TPC Harding Park during round-robin play against Brandt Snedeker at the Match Play Championship golf tournament Thursday, April 30, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jordan Spieth was 2 down early in his match when he rolled in a 15-foot birdie putt on the sixth hole. That was the start of an amazing run in which the Masters champion one-putted the rest of the way until he beat Matt Every for another victory in the Match Play Championship.

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Fowler wins Thursday to secure spot Saturday in Match Play

Shane Lowry, fourth from left, of Ireland and Rickie Fowler, right, prepare to hit from the fourth fairway of TPC Harding Park during round-robin play at the Match Play Championship golf tournament Thursday, April 30, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rickie Fowler escaped with big putts to outlast Shane Lowry of Ireland on Thursday and become the first player to secure a spot in the round of 16 at the Match Play Championship.

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New format, same fickle Match Play tournament

Jordan Spieth chips the ball up to the first green of TPC Harding Park during round-robin play against Mikko Ilonen of Finland at the Match Play Championship golf tournament Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy opened with a birdie and followed with 13 straight pars. That’s not a card that usually advances in the Match Play Championship, and yet the world’s No. 1 player wound up winning in 14 holes.

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Spieth advances on a day of hand-wringing at Match Play

Jordan Spieth follows his drive from the fourth tee at TPC Harding Park during round-robin play against Mikko Ilonen, of Finland, at the Match Play Championship golf tournament Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even with a new format, the objective didn’t change in the Match Play Championship.

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PGA Tour to offer morning rounds on the weekdays

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The PGA Tour has created a new service that will allow viewers to watch great rounds that are not on TV.

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