Tiger Woods has long been accustomed to owning the sports headlines on the day after the Arnold Palmer Invitational concludes. Despite his absence, Woods still earned more Monday headlines than the API winner (Marc Leishman, in case you were wondering). Woods appeared on Good Morning America, where he claimed his first golf victory in almost four years, albeit in an impromptu putting contest with GMA host Michael Strahan.
Sixty-four golfers began the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play event at Austin (Texas) Country Club on Wednesday. Yahoo Sports will stream PGA Tour Live’s featured holes coverage of the round-robin portion of the event on Friday from 4-8 p.m. ET on our Golf page. Only two golfers have qualified for the Sweet 16 so far — Alex Noren and Soren Kjeldsen.
Day withdrew from the WGC-Dell Match Play in Austin, Texas on Wednesday, telling reporters in an emotional interview that his mother was diagnosed with lung cancer in Australia earlier this year and doctors had told her the illness was terminal. "Hard to comprehend being on the golf course right now, with what she's going through,” a tearful Day told reporters.