Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Japan's 18-year-old golfer Ryo Ishikawa had a large Japanese media following during his time at the Accenture Match Play Championship in Marana last week. Ishikawa lost to Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee during the third round of the competition.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Spain's Sergio Garcia tees off from the first tee during the final round for third place against Colombia's Camilo Villegas Sunday afternoon during the World Golf Championship – Accenture Match Play Championship.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Carl Ames, supervisor of outside services for the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain, rakes up chunks of sod on the driving range after a round of warm-ups last week at the Accenture Match Play Championship.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ian Poulter, from England, chips out of a sand trap on his approach to the ninth green during the opening day at the 2010 World Golf Championship – Accenture Match Play Championship last Wednesday. The always-colorful Poulter went on to win the five-day tournament in Marana, taking home the first place prize of $1.4 million.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ian Poulter of England walks to the hole on the third green Sunday afternoon during his title match with England's Paul Casey during the Accenture Match Play Championship. Poulter took home the grand prize of $1.4 million, while Casey took second place, leaving with $850,000.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy makes his approach shot on the back nine during the opening day of the Accenture Match Play Championship last Wednesday. McIlroy defeated American Kevin Na, but lost in the second round to England's Oliver Wilson.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Colombia's Camilo Villegas tees off on the second hole during his third-place match against Spain's Sergio Garcia. Villegas, who lost his semfinal match to Paul Casey in sudden death earlier Sunday morning, defeated Garcia, placing third in the competition and took home $600,000.