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After Two Rounds, All Top Seeds Are Toast

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MARANA, Ariz. -- I doubt when you filled out your WGC-Accenture Match Play bracket you had all four No. 1 seeds out after the second round. I doubt you had Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy both losing in the first round.

After David killed Goliath and his twin brother Thursday, I doubt you had Luke Donald losing 7 and 6 to Scott Piercy in Round 2. You might not have been as strident about Louis Oosthuizen beating Robert Garrigus, but you probably took in consideration his Open Championship and Masters runner-up finish in your analysis of that match.

Anyhow, what you learned is that Garrigus is very dangerous after his 3 and 2 win over the South African.

With Donald and Oosthuizen going down...

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