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Ernie Els reaches semifinals of Match Play; McDowell's magic runs out at Dove Mountain

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    Jason Day hits a chip shot on the 17th hole in his match against Louis Oosthuizen, of South Africa, during the fourth round of the Match Play Championship golf tournament. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)The Associated Press

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    Louis Oosthuizen, of South Africa, watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the fourth round of the Match Play Championship golf tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)The Associated Press

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    Graeme McDowell, of Northern Ireland, hits from the fairway on the second hole in his match against Victor Dubuisson, of France, during the fourth round of the Match Play Championship golf tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)The Associated Press

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    Jordan Spieth watches his tee shot on the fifth hole in his match against Ernie Els, of South Africa, during the fourth round of the Match Play Championship golf tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)The Associated Press

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    Ernie Els, of South Africa, walks to the fourth green in his match against Jordan Spieth during the fourth round of the Match Play Championship golf tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)The Associated Press

Ernie Els has reached the semifinals of the Match Play Championship for the first time in 13 years.

The four-time major champion still hasn't played great golf at Dove Mountain, but it was good enough to get past 20-year-old Jordan Spieth, who was clearly frustrated in losing on the 16th hole.

Graeme McDowell had a lead for the first time all week — and he wound up losing. His magical week ended on the 18th hole when he lost to Victor Dubuisson of France in a tight match.

Els next plays the Frenchman.

Jason Day took out an ailing Louis Oosthuizen to reach the semifinals for the second straight year. Day next plays Rickie Fowler, who won the last two holes for a 1-up win over Jim Furyk.