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LEADERS AT World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play
Phil Mickelson1. Phil Mickelson$1,968,160
2. Charles Howell III$1,840,949
3. Paul Casey$1,294,040
4. Adam Scott$1,114,184
5. Lucas Glover$863,693
Complete Leaders
Phil Mickelson1. Phil Mickelson304.43
2. Adam Scott299.28
3. Charles Howell III297.50
4. Lucas Glover296.13
5. Stewart Cink295.50
Complete Leaders
Phil Mickelson1. Phil Mickelson1.654
2. Stuart Appleby1.717
3. Zach Johnson1.732
4. Paul Casey1.734
5. Davis Love III1.743
Complete Leaders
Adam Scott doesn't own an official win on tour in almost two full years, so you've got to figure he is due. He has an 11-4 career record in the Match Play.
Ben Crane has been plagued by a neck injury and hasn't teed it up since he withdrew at the Buick. He plays Justin Leonard in the first round.
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Entering the '06 version of the event, Tiger Woods has the best Match Play record of anyone entered in this year's field.
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 • Love, Ogilvy to meet in Match Play final
 • Tiger falls to Campbell at Match Play
 • Tiger fights off challenge, advances to third round
 • Tiger makes short work of Ames in Match Play
 • Love, Ogilvy Match Play survivors
 • Sobel: Ogilvy is final King of La Costa
 • Sirak: The magic of match play
 • Sobel: Secondary Saturday produces worthy winners
 • Sobel: Match Play final preview
 • Sobel: Bittersweet 16 at Match Play
 • Sobel: Match Play quarterfinals preview
 • Sobel: Match Play third-round preview
 • Sobel: Mickelson, Daly win popularity contest
 • Sobel: Sights and sounds from every first-round match
 • Sobel: Match Play second-round preview
 • Sobel: Accenture Match Play first-round preview
 • Alternate Shot: Which No. 1 seed will be knocked out first?
 • TWIG: Cambo poised for big week at Match Play
 • Weekly 18: Will the cream again rise to the top at La Costa?
 • WGC-Match Play Championship past champions
 • 2005 WGC- Accenture Match Play Championship
 • 2004 WGC- Accenture Match Play Championship
 • 2003 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship
 • 2002 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship
 • 2001 WGC-Match Play Championship results
Geoff Ogilvy
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Ogilvy was 1-up after 18 holes and never trailed during the afternoon.
King Of La Costa
Call it a Cinderella story. No. 13 seed Geoff Ogilvy defeated Davis Love III to win the Accenture Match Play Championship. Story
COURSE: La Costa Resort and Spa
LOCATION: Carlsbad, CA
2005 CHAMP: David Toms - 1
START DATE: Feb 22, 2006
PAR: 36-36--72
YARDS: 7,247
PURSE: $7,500,000
When: Wednesday-Sunday, Feb. 22-26
Where: La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, Calif.
Yardage/Par: 7,247 yards/par 72
2005 champion: David Toms
Purse: $7.5 million (Winner: $1.3 million)
1. There will be more interest in Wednesday's action at the Match Play Championship than any first round all year. That's because of the one-and-done nature of match play, which could have some big names out of the tournament by the end of the day.

2. More than a few big-name players will depart early. This is not the NCAA basketball tournament, where first-round upsets are truly upsets. The disparity between the high seeds and low seeds, in many cases, is minuscule.

3. There will be a good deal of talk this week about the goings-on outside the ropes. As this is the first World Golf Championship event of the year, it will be brought up more than once that next year's schedule includes no WGC events outside of the United States.

4. Michelle Wie makes her 2006 LPGA Tour debut at the Fields Open in Hawaii and Morgan Pressel is coming off a tie for fifth in her rookie debut. Let the rivalry continue.

5. You have to give Loren Roberts his due. Winning three straight tournaments, at any level, is impressive stuff, especially holding off the Champions Tour's all-time victory leader, Hale Irwin. Roberts tries to tie Chi Chi Rodriguez (1987) this week at the Outback Steakhouse as the only players to win four in a row.

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