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Today in Golf

After two rounds at the Match Play, it looks as if Ryder Cup captain Corey Pavin will have his hands full.
The remaining top four seeds went down, and so did the defending champion.
People want to see the real Tiger on Friday. But does anyone really know who that is?

For the past two years before joining Golf Channel I worked for the PGA Tour. Getting into the Tour’s headquarters at TPC Sawgrass was relatively easy.

MARANA, Ariz. – As second-round play finishes at Dove Mountain the No.
MARANA, Ariz. – One of the curious happenings at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship is what players do when their week ends early.
In response to Ernie Els comments regarding the timing of Tiger Woods press conference on Friday the world No. 1s agent Mark Steinberg said the reason behind the scheduling of the event will be clear after Woods makes his public statement.
Former U.S. Open champion Corey Pavin is making the most of his second chance at being a rookie.
MARANA, Ariz. – Henrik Stenson withdrew one hole into his first-round match against Ben Crane with the flu.

MARANA, Ariz. – On Wednesday Mike Weir looked like a member of his beloved Canadian Olympic hockey team and Dove Mountain’s holes had the look of an open net.

MARANA, Ariz. – It was impossible to ignore the timing.

Woods makes his first public appearance since crashing his car into a tree outside his Florida home Nov. 27, sparking sordid revelations of infidelity on Friday.
Suzann Pettersen and M.J. Hur each shot a 6-under 66 Thursday to share the opening-day lead at the Honda PTT LPGA Thailand.
Stewart Cink didnt have reason to hope he would survive the first round of the Match Play Championship.
Prosecutors say a man accused of replacing labels on dozens of Gatorade bottles in a supermarket with an image of Tiger Woods and his wife and the word unfaithful is considering pleading guilty.

MARANA, Ariz. – We learned a few years back while researching a column that WGC-Match Play Championship Wednesday is the best hump day on the PGA Tour for the fans and players.

Ross McGowan of England rolled in a 30-foot par putt on the 19th hole to beat Steve Stricker.
Senior writer Rex Hoggard tries to make sense of Wednesday's big Tiger announcement.
Seve Ballesteros says Tiger Woods should be patient about returning to golf but urged him not to abandon the sport