At 26 years, one month and 28 days, Jason Day became the youngest winner not named Tiger Woods of a WGC event. (Woods won four such tournaments before he turned 26.) Does winning the Match Play augur major success in the same year? Only two such players have gone on to triumph in one of the four jewels.

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YEAR MATCH PLAY CHAMP BEST FINISH MAJOR
2013 Matt Kuchar T-8 Masters
2012 Hunter Mahan 12th Masters
2011 Luke Donald T-4 Masters
2010 Ian Poulter T-10 Masters
2009 Geoff Ogilvy 15th Masters
2008 Tiger Woods 1 U.S. Open
2007 Henrik Stenson 17th Masters
2006 Geoff Ogilvy 1 U.S. Open
2005 David Toms T-10 PGA
2004 Tiger Woods T-9 British
2003 Tiger Woods T-4 British
2002 Kevin Sutherland 37th U.S. Open
2001 Steve Stricker T-10 Masters
2000 Darren Clarke T-7 British
1999 Jeff Maggert T-7 U.S. Open

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)