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Posted: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 6:00 am

PGA officials have released a list of possible match-ups for the Accenture Match Play Championship in Marana.

The list follows the recent release of the most recent Official World Golf Rankings.

Players have until Friday, Feb. 18, to commit to the championship. If all top 64 players in the world decide to attend, the first round would shape up with Lee Westwood in the first seed, Martin Kaymer second and Tiger Woods in third.


Possible match-ups

Rank     Player

1     Lee Westwood, England    vs     64     Toru Taniguchi, Japan

2     Martin Kaymer, Germany    vs     63     Noh Seung-yul, Korea

3     Tiger Woods, U.S.     vs     62     Thomas Bjorn, Denmark

4     Phil Mickelson, U.S.     vs     61     Brendan Jones, Australia

5     Graeme McDowell, N. Ireland     vs     60     Heath Slocum, U.S.

6     Paul Casey, England     vs     59     Richard Green, Australia

7     Rory McIlroy, N. Ireland     vs     58     Jonathan Byrd, U.S.

8     Steve Stricker, U.S.     vs     57     Matteo Manassero, Italy

9     Luke Donald, England     vs     56     Charley Hoffman, U.S.

10     Jim Furyk, U.S.     vs     55     Ryan Palmer, U.S.

11     Ernie Els, S. Africa     vs     54     Jeff Overton, U.S.

12     Ian Poulter, England     vs     53     Stewart Cink, U.S.

13     Matt Kuchar, U.S.     vs     52     Anders Hansen, Denmark

14     Dustin Johnson, U.S.     vs     51     Mark Wilson, U.S.

15     Robert Karlsson, Sweden     vs     50     Hiroyuki Fujita, Japan

16     Retief Goosen, S. Africa     vs     49     K.J. Choi, Korea

17     Francesco Molinari, Italy     vs     48     Ryan Moore, U.S.

18     Hunter Mahan, U.S.     vs     47     Sean O’Hair, U.S.

19     Bubba Watson, U.S.     vs     46     Bill Haas, U.S.

20     Louis Oosthuizen, S. Africa     vs     45     Bo Van Pelt, U.S.

21     Alvaro Quiros, Spain     vs     44     Y.E. Yang, Korea

22     Tim Clark, S.Africa     vs     43     Camilo Villegas, Colombia

23     Miguel Angel Jimenez, Spain     vs     42     Yuta Ikeda, Japan

24     Edoardo Molinari, Italy     vs     41     Martin Laird, Scotland

25     Charl Schwartzel, S.Africa     vs     40     Ryo Ishikawa, Japan

26     Adam Scott, Australia     vs     39     Ben Crane, U.S.

27     Kim Kyung-Tae, Korea     vs     38     Jason Day, Australia

28     Robert Allenby, Australia     vs     37     Ross Fisher, England

29     Rickie Fowler, U.S.     vs     36     Peter Hanson, Sweden

30     Geoff Ogilvy, Australia     vs     35     Padraig Harrington, Ireland

31     Zach Johnson, U.S.     vs     34     Justin Rose, England

32     Nick Watney, U.S.     vs    33     Anthony Kim, U.S.

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