World number one Rory McIlroy and 14-time major champion Tiger Woods were toppled in the first round Thursday in the World Golf Championships Match Play Championship.
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts during the first round of the World Golf Championships - Accenture Match Play in Dove Mountain on February 21, 2013 in Marana, Arizona. McIlroy and 14-time major champion Tiger Woods fell in the first round of the event.
Ireland's Shane Lowry, ranked 68th in the world and the 64th-seed in the 64-man field, defeated Northern Ireland's McIlroy 1-up, while Charles Howell defeated Woods 2 and 1 at the Ritz Carlton Golf Club course at Dove Mountain.
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