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DJ steamrolls competition

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson hasn't trailed once this week at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play and that continued Saturday with a pair a wins to put him into the semifinals at Austin Country Club.

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DeChambeau, Points share lead in Puerto Rico

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WGC-Match Play leaderboard

Find out who's up, who's down and who's all-square as the top pros go head to head this week at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Austin, Texas.

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Mickelson says he won't be witness in trial

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Bracket picks for the WGC-Match Play

The top golfers in the world will meet for the World Golf Championships-Match play, and our golf experts offer their picks to win it all to help you set your brackets.

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2020 Olympic course votes to include women

The course that will host the 2020 Olympic golf tournament has avoided being stripped of the event by deciding to change its membership policy to include women.

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Bill Haas gets poetic in describing his underdog role against Phil Mickelson: "I was just hiding in the middle of the fairway."

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Better? Jon Rahm thinks he can get even better?! Yep.

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Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Jon Rahm dominated both matches Saturday but there IS a part of the game that's hard for him.

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Bill Haas beats Phil Mickelson and I can officially toss out all these notes I've been putting together on a column about a Phil-Rahm match.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

How hot was Spaniard Jon Rahm on the golf course Saturday? In two matches he's -10 with eight birdies and an eagle. Did I mention he's done that in 27 holes?! Rahm finished the morning match on the 14th hole and the afternoon match on the 13th. He's yet to play the 18th hole this week in a match.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Question: Does Jon Rahm have the right kind of game for Augusta National? Answer: Jon Rahm has the right kind of game for everywhere.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Dominating win by Jon Rahm over Soren Kjeldsen 7&5 meaning Rahm is the first to make it into the final four Sunday.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Jon Rahm played 27 holes today -- in 11-under. That's an eagle, nine birdies and no bogeys. Oh, and he only lost one hole all day.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Just in case you didn't know, the hole locations are changed between the morning and afternoon matches. You can compare the differences.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Why is Dustin Johnson dominating so much on this course? On the 7th tee I ran into a friend who gets the signals from caddies for which club a players is hitting (for tv broadcast) and he told me thru 7 holes DJ hadn't hit anything on a par four bigger than a wedge! On the par five 6th hole from 220 yards away, Johnson hit 6 iron!

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Everything is bigger in Texas? I can vouch for the golf tournament being big because HOF'er and Texas native Tom Kite is out walking around marveling at the atmosphere here in Austin.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

The 6th green is very close to the first green so when the Dustin Johnson vs. Alex Noren match went thru the first, the crowd turned around and gathered at the sixth awaiting the first afternoon match of Phil Mickelson vs. Bill Haas to arrive.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Here's the Quarter Finals of the WGC-Match Play bracket of players going out this afternoon trying to get to Sunday. Potentially we could have a Phil Mickelson vs. Dustin Johnson final. We could also potentially have a Soren Kjeldsen vs. Alex Noren final as well.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Quarterfinals are now set. --Mickelson vs. Haas --Rahm vs. Kjeldsen --Fisher vs. Tanihara --D.Johnson vs. Noren

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Dustin Johnson rolls on. Asked him the other day if he can be intimidating to an opponent. "I don't know. You have to ask them." Fair point.

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Phil Mickelson is 4-0-0 at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Championship and is still worried that he hasn't seen the last three holes of Austin Country Club because he's been beating guys too quickly. That is... PEAK PHIL.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Jon Rahm started the year ranked 137th in the world. Just a little something to keep in mind when he breaks into the top-10 soon.