World Golf Championships Move to Quarterfinal Round with Big Names Absent

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World Golf Championships Move to Quarterfinal Round with Big Names Absent
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American golfer Rickie Fowler wasn't the only player to find himself in a "sticky" situation on Friday. Several PGA veterans and top-seeded golfers found the Golf Club at Dove Mountain in Marana, Ariz. to be difficult in the Sweet 16 matchups.

Of the top 12 seeded players beginning play on Wednesday, only two remain—No. 2 seed Jason Day and No. 3 seed Jordan Spieth.

A third round of upset-laden matches were par for the course on Friday as we bid adieu to two No. 2 seeds, a No. 3 seed and a No. 4 seed—all to higher seeded players. Of the remaining eight golfers, three were considered underdogs receiving a seeding of eight or higher.  

 

 

 

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