I was really hoping Bubba Watson could win yesterday over (new world #1) Martin Kaymer. It was a close, tough match but Kaymer came out on top 1up. There really aren’t any weaknesses in Kaymer’s game. It seems his game was built in the same German factories that my old BMW was. So Kaymer moves to #1 in the world and moves to the championship match.
Matt Kuchar was lucky to get past the first round and took advantage clear up to yesterday, where he finally met the Luke Donald destruction machine. Donald set a record for fewest holes played to this point by destroying his opponents. Luke to the championship match against Kaymer and Kuchar plays Bubba in the consolation match.
If I understand the world rankings correctly, Luke Donald will rise to #3 in the world if he wins today. Not sure if that pushes Tiger Woods to #5 from #4 or what other implications there are. We’ll find out tomorrow.
The consolation match is no joke either. Those two are playing for a pile of cash.
Snow On The Course
As predicted, a small blanket of snow was covering the golf course this morning. They’re all going batty about it down there. Guys, just come up here to Salt Lake. We haven’t seen dirt or grass since November of last year. The pic to the right is courtesy of Bubba Watson, taken this morning. Click it for a larger image. Nick Faldo was even seen making a snow man
The snow should melt in time, and will not be a factor in the starting times today.
Accenture Match Play Final Round TV Coverage
NBC will be broadcasting the final day from 2-6PM Eastern time. Bubba and Kuchar tee off just after 10am, so we will only see their back nine or so.