The second round of Accenture Match Play 2011 tees off on Thursday at 9:20 a.m. MT (11:20 ET) with the pairing of Graeme McDowell and Ross Fisher. (Complete tee times are below.) There are 16 matches scheduled for the second round after the bracket was cut in half on Wednesday. The full Accenture Match Play bracket is here, and TV coverage begins on Golf Channel at 2 p.m. ET.
Amongst those suffering unfavorable results in round 1 was Tiger Woods, who was the only No. 1 seed to fall on Wednesday. It was the first time Woods had lost in the opening round of an Accenture Match Play tournament. No. 16 Thomas Bjorn pulled off the upset on the 19th hole, and moves on to face Geoff Ogilvy on Thursday.
Other upsets in the first round included K.J. Choi knocking out Retief Goosen, Matteo Manassero beating No. 2 Steve Stricker, Stewart Cink topping Ian Poulter, Mark Wilson beating fellow American Dustin Johnson, and Ryan Palmer besting Jim Furyk.
The complete Accenture Match Play 2011 second round tee times (MT):
9:10 am McDowell, Graeme Fisher, Ross
9:22 am Cink, Stewart Yang, Y.E.
9:34 am Casey, Paul Day, Jason
9:46 am Els, Ernie Holmes, J.B.
9:58 am Manassero, Matteo Schwartzel, Charl
10:10 am Donald, Luke Molinari, Edoardo
10:22 am McIlroy, Rory Crane, Ben
10:34 am Palmer, Ryan Jimenez, Miguel A.
10:46 am Mickelson, Phil Fowler, Rickie
10:58 am Kuchar, Matt Van Pelt, Bo
11:10 am Bjorn, Thomas Ogilvy, Geoff
11:22 am Wilson, Mark Watson, Bubba
11:34 am Westwood, Lee Watney, Nick
11:46 am Choi, K.J. Moore, Ryan
11:58 am Kaymer, Martin Rose, Justin
12:10 pm Karlsson, Robert Mahan, Hunter