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McIlroy and Woods lose in 1st round of Match Play golf

“It’s definitely a day I’m going to remember,” Shane Lowry said after he became the third player in the last four years to topple the No. 1 seed in the opening round.

22nd February, 2013
Shane Lowry

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, the world’s top-ranked golfers, lost in the first round of the World Golf Championships Match Play Championship.

Top-seeded McIlroy of Northern Ireland lost when Ireland’s Shane Lowry sank a four-foot par putt on the 18th hole yesterday.

The first round was delayed a day by snow at The Golf Club on Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona.

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