By Alan Shipnuck
February 20, 2007
Player Division
First Round
1. Jim Furyk vs. 16. Brett Quigley
Prediction: FURYK
He's too tough to lose in the first round, and Quigley, for all his game, has never shown he can close the deal.
8. Angel Cabrera vs. 9. Chad Campbell
Prediction: CABRERA
Great first-round matchup goes to "El Pato," one of the longest, most explosive players in golf.
4. Davis Love III vs. 13. Ben Crane
Prediction: LOVE
With his putting stroke and, uh, deliberate pace of play, Crane is a nightmare opponent, but Love's veteran savvy will see him through.
5. David Toms vs. 12. Arron Oberholser
Prediction: TOMS
Match-play ace should have little trouble dispatching Oberholser and his balky back.
2. Vijay Singh vs. 15. John Rollins
Prediction: SINGH
Rollins will make a game of it, but Vijay is just too strong.
7. Robert Karlsson vs. 10. Stephen Ames
Prediction: AMES
After two straight humiliating first-round defeats, Ames will be hyper-focused, and his exemplary work with the irons will guide him.
3. Padraig Harrington vs. 14. Lee Westwood
Prediction: HARRINGTON
Juicy pairing of Ryder Cup pals goes to Harrington, who's in much better form than Westwood.
6. Stewart Cink vs. 11. Jeev Singh
Prediction: SINGH
The best player you've never heard of has a blazing putter and unflappable demeanor, which is bad news for Cink.
Second Round
1. Jim Furyk vs. 8. Angel Cabrera
Prediction: CABRERA
His relentlessly aggressive style will overpower the pea-shooting world No. 2.
4. Davis Love III vs. 5. David Toms
Prediction: LOVE
Close call, but when Love plays with confidence, he's still one of the best.
2. Vijay Singh vs. 10. Stephen Ames
Prediction: SINGH
Battle of close friends goes to Veej. Cheer up, Stevie, at least it won't be 9-and-8.
3. Padraig Harrington vs. 11. Jeev Singh
Prediction: SINGH
Paddy's weekend fade at Riviera will haunt him, as J.M.S. putts his way to the upset.
Third Round
8. Angel Cabrera vs. 4. Davis Love III
Prediction: CABRERA
When this guy gets going, he's tough to stop, as we saw at the last Presidents Cup.
2. Vijay Singh vs. 11. Jeev Singh
Prediction: VIJAY SINGH
Same name, different games, and ultimately Vijay's power will be the difference.
Player Division Final
8. Angel Cabrera vs. 2. Vijay Singh
Prediction: SINGH
His dominant win at last month's Mercedes was a reminder what Singh can do when his putter gets going.

Match Play Continued

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