2022 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play: Records for all 64 players

This week, sixty four of the best players in the world will tee it up at Austin Country Club in Texas for the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. Below, you’ll find a table looking at the match play records for each player in the field, with each name being clickable and taking you to the full details of each match. It is sorted by winning percentage, with the following tournaments being covered:

  • WGC-Match Play (2016-2021): Records from the current host course, Austin Country Club.
  • WGC-Match Play (1999-2015): This shows their record at all previous courses to host the event, dating back to 1999.
  • Presidents Cup: Singles records only from the Presidents Cup.
  • Ryder Cup: Singles records only from the Ryder Cup.
  • Other: The Cisco/Volvo World Match Play on the European Tour, as well as the Paul Lawrie Match Play, ISPS Handa Match Play, Seve Trophy, Royal Trophy and Eurasia Cup. Again, singles records only. Note that this doesn’t include the 1994, 1995 or 1996 Cisco Match Play, which were all won by Ernie Els. There just isn’t enough reliable data available online to include the information, but if anyone has access to it, let me know and I’ll add them in.

Note that Cameron Smith, Rory McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama, Harris English and Phil Mickelson all qualified for the event, but will not be in the field. Their full records can be accessed by clicking on their names as well. The winning percentage has been rounded up as well, meaning someone at 66.6% has been bumped to 67%.

There are a few caveats to mention when going down this list. In addition to looking at the winning percentage, it’s obviously important to look at the total number of matches played, and the quality of competition as well. As an example, Max Homa has won 67% of his matches, but with only three matches played, the sample size is very small. Contrast that with Ian Poulter, who has won at a 66% clip in 71 all time matches, and you have a nicer, more meaningful number. Context matters, so click through to the individual player pages for more information.

The other thing is that this only includes professional match play. I would love to get deep into the weeds on how players did in the college and amateur ranks, but I haven’t done that yet, so just keep that in mind as well.

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Professional wrestling, and how the PGL could force the PGA Tour to change

Growing up in the 90’s, I was like a lot of kids in one very specific way: I loved professional wrestling. I had all of the action figures, my parents had VHS tapes delivered to our door with regularity, and whenever it was on TV, it was a guarantee that my brother and I were on the couch watching. And that was even before it became way more mainstream in the mid to late 90’s.

I’m sure you’re wondering what on earth this has to do with the proposed Premier Golf League, and I don’t blame you. The key is that last line about how mainstream professional wrestling became in the second half of the 90’s, and while I’m not suggesting that golf will achieve the same level of mainstream attention, the blueprint is there for something golf has been lacking for a very long time: a breath of fresh air at the highest levels.

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Charlie Woods on the range

Charlie Woods is ten years old. In the short time that he has spent on this earth, he has been in the spotlight a fair amount, to the point where everyone in golf circles, and many outside of those circles, are very aware of who he is. It makes sense, of course. As the son of Tiger Woods, there’s going to be a level of visibility that other ten year olds won’t ever have, which is something I’m sure they, and their parents, are quite happy about.

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Players to watch in 2020

As we enter 2020, there are a ton of intriguing storylines for the men’s professional game to keep an eye on. Below, I’ve listed the twenty (or so) players that I’m most interested in watching over the next twelve months.

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My favourite golf reads of 2019

Over the last few years, golf fans have been extremely blessed with the quality of writing, podcasting, and video that has been produced. It doesn’t matter what section of the game you’re interested in, either. If you want to know more about the professional game, course architecture, equipment, human interest stories, and anything else, chances are excellent that you’re going to be able to find high quality material to fulfill those needs.

Every year, I send out my favourite reads on Twitter, but I never really explain why they resonated with me, so I wanted to change that this year. Below are just a sample of some of the great things I read in 2019, done in order of publishing date, and why they were so special. To read these stories, simply click on the bolded and italicized article name.

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2019 Year In Review: 20-1

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2019 Year In Review: 40-21

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2019 Year In Review: 60-41

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2019 Year In Review: 80-61

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2019 Year In Review: 100-81

2019 was a lot of things. It was fun, weird, and emotional, but more than anything, it was enthralling. I know I probably say this every year, but the game really delivered over the last twelve months, and the result is this list.

As always, hit me up on Twitter with your thoughts, and we’ll see you in 2020!

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