2000 WGC-Andersen Consulting Match Play Championship
Tournament information
Dates February 23–27, 2000
Location Carlsbad, California
Course(s) La Costa Resort and Spa
Tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 7,022
Field 64 players
Prize fund $5,000,000
Winner's share $1,000,000
Champion
Darren Clarke
def. Tiger Woods 4 & 3
«1999
2001»

The 2000 WGC-Andersen Consulting Match Play Championship was a golf tournament that was played from February 23–27, 2000 at La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California. It was the second WGC-Andersen Consulting Match Play Championship and the first of four World Golf Championships events held in 2000.

Darren Clarke won his first World Golf Championships event at the match-play, by defeating Tiger Woods 4 & 3 in the 36 hole final.

Brackets

The Championship was a single elimination match play event. The field consisted of the top 64 players available from the Official World Golf Ranking as of the February 13 ranking, seeded according to those rankings.[1]

For the second successive year Jumbo Osaki (ranked #36) chose not to play. He was replaced by Michael Campbell (#65).[2]

Bobby Jones bracket

First round
February 23
Second round
February 24
Third round
February 25
Fourth round
February 26
                       
1 Tiger Woods 5&4
16 Michael Campbell
1 Tiger Woods 1up
8 Retief Goosen
8 Retief Goosen 3&2
9 Stewart Cink
1 Tiger Woods 4&3
12 Shigeki Maruyama
5 John Huston
12 Shigeki Maruyama 1up
12 Shigeki Maruyama 1up
4 Justin Leonard
4 Justin Leonard 6&5
13 Fred Funk
1 Tiger Woods 1up
11 Paul Lawrie
6 Chris Perry
11 Paul Lawrie 1up
11 Paul Lawrie 3&2
14 Billy Mayfair
3 Phil Mickelson
14 Billy Mayfair 20h
11 Paul Lawrie 21h
15 Mark Calcavecchia
7 José M. Olazábal 1up
10 Craig Parry
7 José M. Olazábal
15 Mark Calcavecchia 4&3
2 Nick Price
15 Mark Calcavecchia 2&1

Ben Hogan bracket

First round
February 23
Second round
February 24
Third round
February 25
Fourth round
February 26
                       
1 Davis Love III 2&1
16 Olin Browne
1 Davis Love III 3&2
9 Jeff Sluman
8 Steve Elkington
9 Jeff Sluman 2&1
1 Davis Love III 3&2
4 Jim Furyk
5 Jeff Maggert
12 Bob Tway 6&5
12 Bob Tway
4 Jim Furyk 2&1
4 Jim Furyk 2&1
13 Rocco Mediate
1 Davis Love III 3&2
6 Miguel Á. Jiménez
6 Miguel Á. Jiménez 19h
11 Brent Geiberger
6 Miguel Á. Jiménez 4&3
3 Tom Lehman
3 Tom Lehman 6&4
14 Andrew Magee
6 Miguel Á. Jiménez 2&1
7 Bob Estes
7 Bob Estes 20h
10 Steve Pate
7 Bob Estes 1up
2 Ernie Els
2 Ernie Els 2&1
15 Bernhard Langer

Gary Player bracket

First round
February 23
Second round
February 24
Third round
February 25
Fourth round
February 26
                       
1 David Duval 4&3
16 Ángel Cabrera
1 David Duval 2&1
8 Tim Herron
8 Tim Herron 2&1
9 Dudley Hart
1 David Duval 2&1
4 Sergio García
5 Carlos Franco
12 Mike Weir 4&3
12 Mike Weir
4 Sergio García 7&6
4 Sergio García 20h
13 Loren Roberts
1 David Duval 5&4
10 Scott Hoch
6 Fred Couples
11 Joe Ozaki 1up
11 Joe Ozaki
3 Jesper Parnevik 19h
3 Jesper Parnevik 2&1
14 Pádraig Harrington
3 Jesper Parnevik
10 Scott Hoch 2&1
7 Stuart Appleby
10 Scott Hoch 1up
10 Scott Hoch 1up
2 Lee Westwood
2 Lee Westwood 2&1
15 Brandt Jobe

Sam Snead bracket

First round
February 23
Second round
February 24
Third round
February 25
Fourth round
February 26
                       
1 Colin Montgomerie 2&1
16 Dennis Paulson
1 Colin Montgomerie
9 Thomas Bjørn 23h
8 Glen Day
9 Thomas Bjørn 1up
9 Thomas Bjørn
5 Darren Clarke 1up
5 Darren Clarke 2&1
12 Paul Azinger
5 Darren Clarke 5&4
4 Mark O'Meara
4 Mark O'Meara 1up
13 Greg Norman
5 Darren Clarke 1up
3 Hal Sutton
6 David Toms 1up
11 Brian Watts
6 David Toms
3 Hal Sutton 1up
3 Hal Sutton 4&3
14 Ted Tryba
3 Hal Sutton 2&1
15 Duffy Waldorf
7 Steve Stricker 2&1
10 Lee Janzen
7 Steve Stricker
15 Duffy Waldorf 2&1
2 Vijay Singh
15 Duffy Waldorf 2&1

Final Four

  Semi-finals
February 26
    Finals
February 27
                 
  1   Tiger Woods 5&4  
  1   Davis Love III    
      1   Tiger Woods
      5   Darren Clarke 4&3
  1   David Duval    
  5   Darren Clarke 4&2   Third place
 
1   Davis Love III
  1   David Duval 5&4

Breakdown by country

Country R64 R32 R16 QF SF F Ch
 Argentina 1
 Australia 4
 Canada 1 1
 Denmark 1 1 1
 England 1 1
 Fiji 1
 Germany 1
 Ireland 1
 Japan 2 2 1
 Northern Ireland 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
 New Zealand 1
 Paraguay 1
 Scotland 2 2 1 1
 South Africa 2 2
 Spain 3 3 2 1
 Sweden 1 1 1
 United States 39 18 9 5 3 1
 Zimbabwe 1

Prize money breakdown

Place US ($)[3] Euro (€)[4]
Champion 1,000,000 1,015,227
Runner-up 500,000 507,613
Third place 400,000 406,091
Fourth place 300,000 304,568
Losing quarter-finalists x 4 150,000 152,284
Losing third round x 8 75,000 76,142
Losing second round x 16 50,000 50,761
Losing first round x 32 25,000 25,380
Total $5,000,000 €5,076,107

References

  1. ^ Official World Golf Ranking – February 13, 2000
  2. ^ Next For Tiger: Match Play
  3. ^ Golf Observer. "2000 WGC match play money in dollars". 
  4. ^ Golf Observer. "2000 WGC match play money in euros". 

External links

  • Bracket PDF