Match-by-match results: WGC-Cadillac Day 3

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The final day of group-play matches is over at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship. Follow along here to see how the matches unfolded, and who moved on to the Round of 16 at TPC Harding Park:

Group 1: (53) Jason Dufner def. (35) Brandt Snedeker, 1 up: Neither player had a chance to advance, but Dufner earned his first win of the week with three birdies across his final seven holes, including a birdie on the last to take a lead in the match for the first time over Snedeker (0-3).

Group 1: (1) Rory McIlroy def. (18) Billy Horschel, 20 holes: Horschel led the entire way and appeared to have things on ice, taking a 2-up lead when McIlroy bogeyed No. 14. McIlroy then won the last two holes with birdies, and he capped off a remarkable rally to win the group when Horschel missed his par putt on the second extra hole.


Group 2: (62) Mikko Ilonen def. (40) Matt Every, 8 and 6: This one won't make the highlight reel. Both players were 0-2 and only Ilonen seemingly showed up for the final match, crushing Every after the Finn held a 7-up lead through nine holes.

Group 2: (26) Lee Westwood def. (2) Jordan Spieth, 2 up: In one of the day's best matches, Westwood chipped in for par on 16 and then birdied No. 17 to take control. At 3-0, he moves on while the reigning Masters champ is eliminated in an unexpected result.


Group 3: (23) Bill Haas def. (3) Henrik Stenson, 3 and 1: Haas takes home a little extra cash and points for winning a match where both men knew they were already eliminated. He saved his best golf for last, making five birdies against no bogeys, but won't advance despite a 2-1 record. Stenson finishes 1-2.

Group 3: (60) John Senden def. (42) Brendon Todd, 1 up: Senden was already through to the next round, but he put the finishing touches on a 3-0 record in group play with three birdies across the final eight holes. He'll move on to face Mahan in the Round of 16, while Todd heads home without winning a match.


Group 4: (29) Louis Oosthuizen def. (4) Bubba Watson, 19 holes: This match decided the group, and Oosthuizen won it with a birdie on the first extra hole after squandering a 2-up lead through 11. He moves to 3-0 and will face Fowler, while Watson drops to 2-1 and is eliminated.

Group 4: (63) Miguel Angel Jimenez def. (33) Keegan Bradley, 2 up: This match had the week's most bizarre moment, as the two players got into a heated altercation over a ruling. Jimenez captured the win with a birdie on No. 18, moving to 1-2, while Bradley dropped to 0-3 this week and 1-9 as a pro in singles' match play.


Group 5: (5) Jim Furyk def. (17) Martin Kaymer, 20 holes. This was one of the day's best matches, as both players combined for 14 birdies and one bogey. Furyk had a short putt to win on the 18th - Kaymer already had hit hat off to shake hands - but he missed. Furyk finished the job two holes later, and won the group by virtue of Coetzee's victory in extra holes.

Group 5: (59) George Coetzee def. (44) Thongchai Jaidee, 21 holes: Jaidee would have won the group with a victory, but the match instead went to Coetzee, who didn't lead the match at any point until he closed it out on the third extra hole. Both Coetzee (2-1) and Jaidee (1-2) are now heading home.


Group 6: (6) Justin Rose def. (22) Ryan Palmer, 2 and 1: Palmer won the opening hole, but Rose quickly squared the match and never trailed again. The Englishman birdied four of his first eight holes to keep alive his faint hopes of advancing to the next round.

Group 6: (56) Marc Leishman def. (34) Anirban Lahiri, 1 up: Leishman built a 2-up lead at the turn, then held on as Lahiri missed a 6-foot putt to extend the match on No. 18. The result means that the Aussie, 3-0, wins the group, and Rose is eliminated despite a 2-1 record.


Group 7: (24) Zach Johnson def. (7) Jason Day, 3 and 2: Johnson didn't lead until a birdie on No. 13, but he won the match when Day failed to convert a birdie putt on No. 16. Johnson moves to 2-1, while the defending champ drops to 0-3.

Group 7: (38) Branden Grace def. (49) Charley Hoffman, 2 and 1: This was a well-played match, with each player 4 under through eight holes, but Grace never trailed. His win set up a three-man playoff between Grace, Hoffman and Johnson, all 2-1, to decide the group winner, which Grace won on the third extra hole.


Group 8: (8) Dustin Johnson def. (21) Victor Dubuisson, 2 and 1: Johnson won the first hole and built a 3-up lead through eight holes before Dubuisson with four wins in a five-hole stretch. Johnson regained momentum with three straight birdies on Nos. 14-16 to win the match, but he was eliminated nonetheless.

Group 8: (37) Charl Schwartzel def. (58) Matt Jones, 20 holes: Jones held a slim 1-up lead after six, but Schwartzel won the next two holes and never trailed again. Jones squared the match with a birdie on No. 18, but Schwartzel won it on the second extra hole, and at 3-0 he wins the group over Johnson (2-1).


Group 9: (25) Chris Kirk def. (9) Adam Scott, 1 up: Scott built a 2-up lead through seven holes, but Kirk won the next three holes to take the lead and never trailed again. He won the match on No. 18 after nearly making an albatross, moving to 2-1 while Scott ends the week 0-3.

Group 9: (36) Paul Casey def. (64) Francesco Molinari, 1 up: Molinari raced to a 4-up lead at the turn before Casey put on a furious rally, winning six holes on the back nine. Molinari missed short putts on both Nos. 16 and 17 to surrender the momentum, and at 3-0 Casey wins the group.


Group 10: (30) Jamie Donaldson def. (10) Sergio Garcia, 2 and 1: The Welshman won each of the first three holes, then birdied Nos. 16 and 17 to eliminate Garcia. Donaldson would have advanced if Wiesberger beat Fleetwood in the group's other match, but instead was eliminated.

Group 10: (54) Tommy Fleetwood def. (39) Bernd Wiesberger, 19 holes: Wiesberger was 2-up at the turn, but Fleetwood closed with four back-nine birdies and then won on the first extra hole. Combined with Donaldson's victory in the other match, Fleetwood moves on to the next round.


Group 11: (27) Ian Poulter def. (11) Jimmy Walker, 4 and 2: Poulter tweeted Friday about his match's lack of meaning, but he won it anyway. Walker led for much of the front nine, but Poulter won six of the final 10 holes of the match to drop the group's top-seeded player to 0-3.

Group 11: (50) Gary Woodland def. (46) Webb Simpson, 1 up: Woodland held a slim 1-up lead for nearly the entire match, and held on for victory when Simpson's birdie putt on No. 18 missed the target. The defeat dropped Simpson to 2-1, and Woodland, 3-0, will meet Leishman in the Round of 16.


Group 12: (12) J.B. Holmes def. (20) Brooks Koepka, 2 and 1: Holmes made only one bogey, and when Koepka bogeyed the 17th, the match was over. Both players finished 2-1 but Holmes won the group by virtue of his head-to-head victory.

Group 12: (45) Russell Henley def. (51) Marc Warren, 1 up: Henley opened with nine straight pars, allowing Warren to build a 3-up lead in the process, but the American squared the match on No. 15 and won it with a birdie on No. 18. Both players are eliminated with 1-2 records.


Group 13: (13) Rickie Fowler def. (32) Graeme McDowell, 5 and 4: Fowler had already advanced to the Round of 16, but he picked up some extra momentum by sending McDowell home with an 0-3 record. Fowler, 3-0, birdied five of his first seven holes and played the match's 14 holes in 8 under.

Group 13: (55) Harris English def. (47) Shane Lowry, 1 up: Both players were already eliminated, but English ended his week on a high note after a late rally. Lowry held a 3-up lead after 14 holes before the American closed by winning each of the last four holes of the match.


Group 14: (32) Hunter Mahan def. (14) Matt Kuchar, 5 and 4: Mahan's blitz through this event continues. After not losing a single hole in his first two matches, Mahan steamrolled Kuchar to advance to the Round of 16 with a 3-0 record. It took him only 41 holes to dispatch of Kuchar, Gallacher and Martin. He'll face Senden on Saturday.

Group 14: (61) Ben Martin def. (41) Stephen Gallacher, 20 holes: Martin never led in the match until its final hole, but he birdied three of his last four holes and then birdied each of the two holes of sudden death. He is eliminated despite a 2-1 record, while Gallacher dropped to 0-3.


Group 15: (15) Patrick Reed def. (28) Ryan Moore, 1 up: Reed was 5 up after nine holes, but Moore cut into the deficit and made Reed go the distance. An up-and-down on the final hole allowed Reed to finally close it out, but he was eliminated when Willett defeated Sullivan.

Group 15: (48) Danny Willett def. (57) Andy Sullivan, 1 up: Willett never trailed, building a 2-up lead at the turn and holding on for the win after Sullivan missed a short putt on No. 18 to send it to extra holes. At 3-0, Willett also wins the group and will face Westwood in the Round of 16.


Group 16: (16) Hideki Matsuyama def. (20) Kevin Na, 5 and 4: Matsuyama turned a close match into a rout, with birdies on four of his last five holes. The victory moves him to 3-0 and books his ticket to the Round of 16, while Na (1-2) is eliminated.

Group 16: (43) Joost Luiten def. (52) Alexander Levy, 1 up: The day's final match was one of its better contests, as Luiten shot 8 under while Levy was 6 under with an eagle and only one bogey. The match was all square through 17 but Luiten moved to 2-1 with his eighth and final birdie of the day on No. 18, dropping Levy to 0-3.