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The 2009 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship is set to kickoff, so we’ve put together a guide to this year’s tournament, complete with odds and a TV viewing guide.

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Dates: February 23, 2009 – March 1, 2009

Location: Marana, Arizona

Course: The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain

Tour: PGA Tour, PGA European Tour, Japan Golf Tour

Par: 72

Important Dates:

Monday, February 23

Practice Rounds

Gates Open: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. MT

Tuesday, February 24

2009 Practice Round for Professionals

Gates Open: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. MT

Wednesday, February 25

Play begins: 32 matches

Approximate match times: 7:40 a.m. – 12:34 p.m. MT

Gates Open: 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. MT

Thursday, February 26

Sixteen Matches

Approximate match times: 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. MT

Gates Open: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. MT

Friday, February 27

Eight Matches

Approximate match times: 10:50 a.m. – 12:14 p.m. MT

Gates Open: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. MT

Saturday, February 28

Four Quarterfinal Matches

Approximate match times: 7:38 – 8:14 a.m. MT

Gates Open: 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. MT

Two Semifinal Matches

Approximate match times: 12:05 – 12:20 p.m. MT

Sunday, March 1

36-Hole Championship Match

Approximate match times for first eighteen holes: 7:40 a.m. MT

Approximate match time resuming match: 12:20 p.m. MT

18-Holme Consolation Match

Approximate match time: 12:05 p.m. MT

TV Viewing Guide:

Wednesday, February 25

Golf Channel: 2-6 p.m. EST

Thursday, February 26

Golf Channel: 2-6 p.m. EST

Friday, February 27

Golf Channel: 2-6 p.m. EST

Saturday, February 28

Golf Channel: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. EST

NBC: 2-6 p.m. EST

Sunday, March 1

Golf Channel: 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST

NBC: 2-6 p.m. EST

Past Masters Champions:

Year Winner Score Runner-up Location

1999 Jeff Maggert 38 Holes Andrew Magee La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, Calif.

2000 Darren Clarke 4 and 3 Tiger Woods La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, Calif.

2001 Steve Stricker 2 and 1 Pierre Fulke The Metropolitan Club, South Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia

2002 Kevin Sutherland 1-up Scott McCarron La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, Calif.

2003 Tiger Woods 2 and 1 David Toms La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, Calif.

2004 Tiger Woods 3 and 2 Davis Love III La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, Calif.

2005 David Toms 6 and 5 Chris DiMarco La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, Calif.

2006 Geoff Ogilvy 3 and 2 Davis Love III La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, Calif.

2007 Henrik Stenson 2 and 1 Geoff Ogilvy The Gallery Golf Club, Marana, Ariz.

2008 Tiger Woods 8 and 7 Stewart Cink The Gallery Golf Club, Marana, Ariz.

2008 Masters Tournament Champion: Trevor Immelman (Field 9/2)

Official Website: http://www.pgatour.com/tournaments/r470/

2009 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Odds – Odds to win 2009 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play

Tiger Woods 5/1

Phil Mickelson 14/1

Sergio Garcia 16/1

Henrik Stenson 18/1

Geoff Ogilvy 20/1

Anthony Kim 20/1

Adam Scott 25/1

Padraig Harrington 25/1

Camilo Villegas 28/1

Robert Karlsson 33/1

Lee Westwood 33/1

Ernie Els 33/1

Mike Weir 40/1

Paul Casey 33/1

Luke Donald 33/1

Kenny Perry 40/1

Martin Kaymer 40/1

Vijay Singh 40/1

Jim Furyk 40/1

Steve Stricker 40/1

K.J. Choi 40/1

Retief Goosen 50/1

Rory Sabbatini 50/1

Aaron Baddeley 50/1

Rory McIlroy 50/1

Alvaro Quiros 50/1

Robert Allenby 50/1

Davis Love III 50/1

Andres Romero 50/1

Dustin Johnson 66/1

Justin Rose 66/1

Zach Johnson 66/1

Ian Poulter 66/1

Tim Clark 66/1

Angel Cabrera 66/1

Stewart Cink 66/1

Ross Fisher 80/1

Hunter Mahan 80/1

Boo Weekley 80/1

Pat Perez 80/1

Justin Leonard 80/1

Richard Sterne 80/1

Stuart Appleby 80/1

Sean O'Hair 80/1

Louis Oosthuizen 80/1

Miguel Angel Jimenez 80/1

Trevor Immelman 80/1

Graeme McDowell 80/1

Stephen Ames 100/1

Anders Hansen 100/1

Charl Schwartzel 100/1

Ben Curtis 100/1

Soren Hansen 100/1

Matthew Goggin 125/1

Rod Pampling 125/1

Kevin Sutherland 125/1

The Field ( Any Other Golfer) 16/1

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Posted: 2/23/09 1:26PM ET

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