Jordan Spieth, a former University of Texas golfer and Austin favorite, gets in one last day of practice for the WGC. Tuesday was the last day of practice for the field of top 64 golfers in the world as they prepare for the start of the World Golf Championships Dell Technologies Match Play tournament at Austin Country Club. RALPH BARRERA/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy first big upsets at Dell Match Play

Posted March 22nd, 2017

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Defending champion Jason Day withdrew from WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Wednesday. He broke down in tears as he announced that his mother had been diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Day, ranked No. 3 in the world, said his mother is scheduled to undergo surgery on Friday.

He conceded the match to Pat Perez after the sixth hole, moments after he suffered a double bogey.

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