Accenture Match Play Golf News Feb 19, 2013

PGA Tour odds – Tiger Woods top choice in Accenture Match Play Championship

A five-day wagerfest for golf fans

Tiger Woods is a -240 favorite in his first-round match vs. Charles Howell III.

LAS VEGAS — The Accenture Match Play Championship is the most unique event in all of championship golf. The top 64 available players from the World Golf Rankings compete against one another in match play over five grueling days. There are four 16-player brackets, just like in the NCAA Tournament. Win and advance; lose and go home. To earn the championship, a player needs to win six matches in five days.

This year’s top seeds – Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Luke Donald and Louis Oosthuizen – play the four lowest-seeded players in the first round on Wednesday in Marana, Arizona. Continue reading