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Match Play field finalized

Feb. 16, 2007 at 7:03 PM   |   Comments

TUCSON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- The field was set Friday for next week's World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at Tucson.

It will include the top 64 players from the latest World Ranking, all of whom have committed to play.

World No. 1 Tiger Woods, who is the top seed in the Bobby Jones bracket, is slated to play Brett Quigley in the opening round.

Former U.S. Open winner Jim Furyk is the top seed in the Gary Player bracket and he will battle 2003 PGA champion Shaun Micheel.

World No. 3 Adam Scott heads the Sam Snead bracket, and will face fellow Australian Richard Green.

The final first-round matchup is Masters champion Phil Mickelson against Bradley Dredge of Wales.

Mickelson heads the Ben Hogan bracket.

The first round will be played Wednesday followed by round two on Thursday, the third round Friday, with both the quarterfinals and semifinals on Saturday, and the 36-hole final on Sunday.

The event takes place at Tucson, Ariz.

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