Dustin Johnson rolled. Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth lost. Jason Day withdrew. It was an eventful first day at the WGC-Dell Match Play on Wednesday in Austin, Texas. What will Thursday bring? Well, you can check it out on Yahoo Sports. Show More Summary
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ON THE TEE: Jason Day is physically fine, emotionally a wreck as his mother battles lung cancer
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The defending champion at the match-play competition in Austin, Tex., Day pulled out after six holes, saying he was unable to concentrate because of the lung cancer his mother was fighting.
Match Play at a glance
March 23 (Gracenote) - Scores from the WGC-Match Play Championship Group Stage on Wednesday in Austin, Texas Dustin Johnson (U.S.) beat Webb Simpson (U.S.) 5 and 3 Martin Kaymer (Germany) beat Jimmy Walker (U.S.) 3 and 2 Soren Kjeldsen...Show More Summary
Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy now need help in order to advance.
Defending champion Jason Day lasted only six holes at the Match Play until a heavy heart forced an early departure
Spieth never led in losing effort to Tanihara (Add later matches, details, quotes)
Phil Mickelson said he hasn’t been distracted by an insider trading trial in New York
Golfer Phil Mickelson says he won't be called as a witness in a federal insider trading criminal trial
An emotional Jason Day withdraws from the WGC Match Play in Texas to be with his mother who has lung cancer.
On a day when other top seeds didn't fare very well, Dustin Johnson made short work in his debut as the No. 1 seed
Your browser does not support iframes. Jason Day conceded his match at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play to Pat Perez on Wednesday after six holes, withdrawing from the tournament to spend time with his mother, Dening, who he revealed is battling lung cancer. Show More Summary
Says mother was given 12 months to live at start of year (Adds details, quotes)
March 22 (Reuters) - An emotional Jason Day abruptly pulled out of his opening match at the WGC-Dell Match Play on Wednesday to be with his mother, who has been diagnosed with lung cancer and is having surgery on Friday.