28 Feb 2009

Mixture in world matchplay golf quarter-finals

2:27 pm on 28 February 2009

3 Americans, 3 British, and Australian and a South African have won through to the quarter-finals at the WGC World Matchplay Golf tournament in Arizona.

In the third round in the Bobby Jones bracket Rory McIlroy beat Tim Clark 4 and 3 and Geoff Ogilvy beat Camilo Villegas 2 and 1.

In the Ben Hogan bracket Luke Donald conceded his match to Ernie Els and Stewart Cink beat Phil Mickelson 1-up.

In the Gary Player bracket Sean O'Hair beat Ian Poulter 2 and 1 and Paul Casey beat Peter Hanson 4 and 2.

In the Sam Snead bracket Ross Fisher beat Jim Furyk 4 and 3 and Justin Leonard beat Oliver Wilson on the 19th hole.

So in the quarter-finals McIlroy plays Ogilvy, Els plays Cink, O'Hair plays Casey and Fisher plays Leonard