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February 20 2013

12:34 PM

How Tiger has fared in the first round

MARANA, Ariz. -- Tiger Woods, a three-time World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship winner, is the No. 2 overall seed this week. In Wednesday's first round, he faces fellow American Charles Howell III in the Gary Player bracket. That match is scheduled to begin at 2:25 p.m. ET (12:25 p.m. local).

Woods has lost two first-round matches in his 12 previous appearances in this event. Here's a look at each of his first-round results, along with his overall result each year:

1999 -- Beat Nick Faldo, 4 and 3. Lost in quarterfinals to Jeff Maggert, 2 and 1.

2000 -- Beat Michael Campbell 5 and 4. Lost in championship match to Darren Clarke, 4 and 3.

2002 -- Lost to Peter O'Malley, 2 and 1.

2003 -- Beat Carl Pettersson, 2 and 1. Beat David Toms in championship match, 2 and 1.

2004 -- Beat John Rollins, 1 up. Beat Davis Love III in championship match, 3 and 2.

2005 -- Beat Nick Price, 4 and 3. Lost to Nick O'Hern in second round, 3 and 1.

2006 -- Beat Stephen Ames, 9 and 8. Lost to Chad Campbell in third round, 1 down.

2007 -- Beat J.J. Henry, 3 and 2. Lost to Nick O'Hern in third round, 20 holes.

2008 -- Beat J.B. Holmes, 1 up. Beat Stewart Cink in championship match, 8 and 7.

2009 -- Beat Brendan Jones, 3 and 2. Lost to Tim Clark in second round, 4 and 2.

2011 -- Lost to Thomas Bjorn, 19 holes.

2012 -- Beat Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, 1 up. Lost to Nick Watney in second round, 1 down.

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