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

The World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship returns to The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain, in Marana for the third consecutive year, February 21-27.

The 2011 competition will determine a champion via an 18-hole championship match for the first time in the event’s history. Tickets may be purchased by visiting www.worldgolfchampionships.com or by calling 1-866-WGC-AMPC (1-866-942-2672). For more event information, visit www.pgatour.com/tournaments/r470.

Tips for spectators

Event organizers have issued the following suggestions to help spectators have the most enjoyable experience possible:

• Please do not ask for autographs during the Championship rounds Wednesday through Sunday.

• Please stay behind the gallery ropes at all times and cooperate with the marshals’ directions.

• Please dispose of trash properly and help keep the course beautiful.

• Please remain still throughout each shot and do not move until all players in the group have played or holed out.

• Please walk. Do not run.

• Please display your badge or ticket at all times.

• Please kneel or sit if you are in a front row.

Day-to-day onsite schedule

Sunday, Feb. 20

• Bracket announcement: 5 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 21

• Practice round for professionals - The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain

• Gates open: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 22

• Practice round for professionals - The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain

• Gates Open: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 23

• Competition begins

• Thirty-two matches (approximate match times: 7:36 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) - The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain

• Gates open: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 24

• Sixteen matches (approximate match times: 9:18 a.m.-12:18 p.m.) - The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain

• Gates Open: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

• Volunteer Appreciation Party

Dove Mountain Center — By invitation only

• 5-7:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 25

• Military appreciation ceremony - Southwest Lawn of Clubhouse, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain

• 10:15-10:30 a.m.

• Eight matches (approximate match times: 10:50 a.m.-12:14 p.m.) - The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain

• Gates open: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 26

• Four quarterfinal matches (approximate match times: First two matches: 10:05 a.m.-10:20 a.m.; second two matches: 12:05-12:20 p.m.) - The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain

• Gates open: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 27

• Two semifinal matches (approximate match times: 7:15-7:27 a.m.) - The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain

Consolation match (approximate match time: 12:02 p.m.)

Championship match (approximate match time: 12:17 p.m.)

• Gates open: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

*All times are subject to change

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