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Woods misses putt, loses at Match Play

Chad Campbell was certain he was headed to overtime, standing to the side of the 18th green as Tiger Woods crouched to study a 12-foot birdie putt Friday at the Match Play Championship.

But when the ball took a hop moments after leaving Woods' putter and stayed right of the cup, Campbell emerged with a 1-up victory and advanced to the quarterfinals on a day when some of the biggest names went home.

Retief Goosen (No. 3) is the lone player among the top 10 seeds still alive.

Vijay Singh (No. 2) lost to Padraig Harrington in 19 holes. Phil Mickelson (No. 5) never led against David Howell and fell 3 and 1. Defending champion David Toms (No. 8), who had won eight in a row, lost to Tom Lehman 4 and 3.

And Mike Weir lost to Geoff Ogilvy despite being 4-up with four holes to play.

Campbell led Woods 3-up after 10 but lost the next two holes. At No. 13, though, he hit an 8-iron to 8 feet and birdied to win the hole. Despite a double bogey at No. 14, he lost only the hole. Still down one at No. 18, Woods' tee shot sailed far to the right into the rough, leaving 244 yards to the front of a green protected by a small creek.

Campbell's tee shot went into a bunker, but he saved par.

"I didn't play badly," Woods said. "Chad played really good. He made a lot more birdies than me, made more putts than I did. I had my opportunities to put pressure on him by making putts, and I didn't do it."

PGA: Duffy Waldorf shot his second 6-under 66 for a one-stroke lead over Mark Wilson at the Chrysler Classic of Tucson in Arizona. Its Waldorf's first second-round lead since the 2002 British Open.

LPGA: The Associated Press and LPGA reached an agreement in a dispute over credentials, enabling the news agency to provide full coverage of the Fields Open in Hawaii.

The LPGA will include a provision in future credential regulations that permit media outlets to make unrestricted editorial use of any images or articles they create. Still unresolved is an LPGA provision that would give it broad rights to make promotional use of photos and stories produced by journalists.

AUSTRALASIAN PGA: Jarrod Lyle shot 6-under 66 to share the second-round lead at the New Zealand PGA championship in Christchurch with Brett Rumford. Lyle had eight birdies, eight pars and two bogeys to get to 7-under 137. Rumford, one of 27 who finished their suspended first round, shot 68. Matt Hendrix (67) stood one back and first-round leader Jason Dufner (74) four back.



Chad Campbell vs. Tom Lehman

Geoff Ogilvy vs. David Howell

Padraig Harrington vs. Davis Love

Retief Goosen vs. Zach Johnson


Campbell-Lehman vs. Ogilvy-Howell

Harrington-Love vs. Goosen-Johnson


36-hole final, 18-hole consolation