McIlroy knocks off Woodland to win Match Play

San Francisco, CA ( – Rory McIlroy cruised to a 4 & 2 win
over Gary Woodland in Sunday’s final match at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play

McIlroy won four in a row from the fourth to grab a commanding lead. Woodland
took the 11th and 12th, but missed a 4-footer at 13 that would have gotten him
within 1-down.

Woodland bogeyed the 14th to slide 3-down. Woodland conceded the match on 16
after missing a birdie chip.

The win at TPC Harding Park was McIlroy’s 10th on the PGA Tour and 11th on the
European Tour.

In the consolation match, England’s Danny Willett beat Jim Furyk, 3 & 2.
Willett picked up enough FedExCup points with the third-place finish to earn
special temporary status on the PGA Tour.