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1256024 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2012-10-12 03:00:12.0 UTC 2012-10-11T23:00:12.000-04:00 tiger-bests-rory-loses-in-semifinal Published 2012-10-12 03:00:12.0 UTC 2012-10-11T23:00:12.000-04:00 sports DTI 98263360 BELEK, Turkey — Tiger Woods beat Rory McIlroy by six strokes Thursday in their head-to-head match in group play at the World Golf Final to make the semifinals, where he lost by one stroke to Justin Rose. McIlroy was eliminated from the $5.2 million, eight-player exhibition after losing his third straight group match. But McIlroy, who takes home $300,000, didn't mind too much. "I've got an afternoon by the pool," he said. "I've treated this week as it's great to come here, nice weather, play a bit of golf, I get to spend some time with Caroline (Wozniacki, his tennis-playing girlfriend)." Woods shot 7-under 64 to set up the match play against Rose. Earlier, Rose posted a then-course-record 62 to beat U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson by five shots. Against Woods, Rose shot 2-under 69. "When Justin birdied 13 and holed out at 14, it was the turning point in the match," Woods said. "I was 2 up at the time, and all of a sudden 1 down with four holes to play." In the final, Rose plays Lee Westwood, who shot a course-record 61 in the semifinals to beat 2011 Masters champion Charl Schwartzel by six shots. The winner gets $1.5 million and the runnerup $1 million. pga: Nick O'Hern had 9-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead over European Ryder Cup player Nicolas Colsaerts and two others in the Frys.com Open at San Martin, Calif. Tampa resident Ryuji Imada shot 70. lpga: Defending champ Na Yeon Choi shot 6-under 65 in the LPGA Malaysia for a share of the lead with Karrie Webb at Kuala Lumpur. Tampa's Cindy LaCrosse shot 70 and Seminole's Brittany Lincicome 71. Times wires Sports Tiger bests Rory, loses in semifinal SFINKN 4STC Main Tiger bests Rory, loses in semifinal 6 sp_golf101212 Tiger bests Rory, loses in semifinal 2012-10-12 04:00:00.0 UTC 2012-10-12T00:00:00.000-04:00 resources/images/dti/2012/10/c4s_sp_golf101212.jpg resources/images/dti/rendered/2012/10/c4s_sp_golf101212_4col.jpgresources/images/dti/rendered/2012/10/c4s_sp_golf101212_8col.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/StaffArticle/data/2012/10/11/98263360-tiger-bests-rory-loses-in-semifinal StaffArticle 2012-11-21 04:24:08.0 UTC 2012-11-20T23:24:08.000-05:00 BELEK, Turkey — Tiger Woods beat Rory McIlroy by six strokes Thursday in their head-to-head match in group play at the World Golf Final to make the semifinals, where he lost by one stroke to Justin Rose.SportsSports<span style="display:none;" class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Tampa Bay Times</span></span><a rel="item-license" href="/universal/user_agreement.shtml">&#169; 2016 Tampa Bay Times</a><br /><br />Times wires 2282048 2016-06-17 02:03:52.0 UTC 2 Months Ago france-arrests-more-than-300-at-european-championship sports/soccer U.S. advances to Copa America semifinals StaffArticle 2282627 2016-06-22 03:29:54.0 UTC 2 Months Ago argentina-routs-united-states-in-copa-america-semifinals sports/soccer Argentina routs United States in Copa America semifinals StaffArticle 2284415 2016-07-07 01:08:20.0 UTC 2 Months Ago ronaldo-portugal-beat-wales-in-euro-semifinal sports/soccer Ronaldo, Portugal beat Wales in Euro semifinal StaffArticle <p>BELEK, Turkey — Tiger Woods beat Rory McIlroy by six strokes Thursday in their head-to-head match in group play at the World Golf Final to make the semifinals, where he lost by one stroke to Justin Rose.</p> <p>McIlroy was eliminated from the $5.2 million, eight-player exhibition after losing his third straight group match. But McIlroy, who takes home $300,000, didn't mind too much.</p> <p>&quot;I've got an afternoon by the pool,&quot; he said. &quot;I've treated this week as it's great to come here, nice weather, play a bit of golf, I get to spend some time with Caroline (Wozniacki, his tennis-playing girlfriend).&quot;</p> <p>Woods shot 7-under 64 to set up the match play against Rose. Earlier, Rose posted a then-course-record 62 to beat U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson by five shots. Against Woods, Rose shot 2-under 69.</p> <p>&quot;When Justin birdied 13 and holed out at 14, it was the turning point in the match,&quot; Woods said. &quot;I was 2 up at the time, and all of a sudden 1 down with four holes to play.&quot;</p> <p>In the final, Rose plays Lee Westwood, who shot a course-record 61 in the semifinals to beat 2011 Masters champion Charl Schwartzel by six shots. The winner gets $1.5 million and the runnerup $1 million.</p> <p><b>pga: </b>Nick O'Hern had 9-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead over European Ryder Cup player Nicolas Colsaerts and two others in the Frys.com Open at San Martin, Calif. Tampa resident Ryuji Imada shot 70. </p> <p><b>lpga: </b>Defending champ Na Yeon Choi shot 6-under 65 in the LPGA Malaysia for a share of the lead with Karrie Webb at Kuala Lumpur. Tampa's Cindy LaCrosse shot 70 and Seminole's Brittany Lincicome 71.<br /><br /></p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:55:05