Friday, February 24

Hunter Mahan From Downtown Tucson

THIS IS THE PGA TOUR EQUIVALENT of a three-point shot. In his match against Steve Stricker at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, Hunter Mahan steps up to a 53-foot birdie putt at the par-3 12th hole. Watch what happens.

Mahan went on to beat Stricks 4 and 3 to advance to the quarterfinals. Lee Westwood, Matt Kuchar, Mark Wilson, Martin Laird and Peter Hanson also won their matches. Two games are still in progress. Rory McIlroy is 3 up on Miguel Angel Jimenez. Sang-Moon Bae and John Senden are all square with five holes to play.

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