Day wins match but heads for treatment after hurting back
Mar 28, 2016 Jason Day was recently among the winners on the opening day of the WGC-Dell Match Play, however he left the Austin Country Club course clutching his back heading for treatment.
The PGA Championship winner defeated former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland 3&2, catching fire with birdies on four of five holes from the fifth.
World number one and local favorite Jordan Spieth, who played college golf at the University of Texas in Austin, led from start to finish against Jamie Donaldson of Wales in a 3&2 win.
World number one and local favorite Jordan Spieth, led from start to finish against Jamie Donaldson of Wales in a 3&2 win.
Two-time Masters Winner, Bubba Watson, went to the final hole 1-up, but settled for a half when fellow-American Patton Kizzire birdied the last. Also halving his opener was Adam Scott, who led 2-up before birdies at 16 and 17 by Belgian Thomas Pieters.
World number five Rickie Fowler lost a duel against his friend Jason Dufner, who posted a 2&1 victory, while Englishman Paul Casey, twice a runner-up in the event, lost his match with 46-year-old Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand by the same score.