WGC-Accenture Match Play to return to Dove Mountain in 2012


The PGA Tour announced the WGC: Accenture Match Play Championship will return to the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Marana, Ariz. in 2012 for the fourth consecutive year. It is scheduled for Feb. 22-26.

“We’re pleased to announce the extension of our partnership with the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain for the 2012 Accenture Match Play Championship,” said David Pillsbury, executive vice president, championship management. “The community of Tucson has supported professional golf for decades, and we’ve enjoyed five years of exciting, match-play golf since the Accenture Match Play Championship moved to Marana in 2007.'

The PGA Tour has also named Gerald Goodman as executive director of the Accenture Match Play Championship, effective immediately. Goodman replaces former executive director, Wade Dunagan, after serving as tournament director for all PGA Tour events held at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor, Fla. from 1995-2010.