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Lee Westwood takes down Spieth as Friday turns into elimination at Match Play

  • Jordan Spieth hits out of a bunker onto the 13th green of TPC Harding Park during round-robin play against Lee Westwood of England at the Match Play Championship golf tournament Friday, May 1, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Jordan Spieth hits out of a bunker onto the 13th green of TPC Harding Park during round-robin play against Lee Westwood of England at the Match Play Championship golf tournament Friday, May 1, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)  (The Associated Press)

  • Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, follows his shot off the tenth tee against Billy Horschel during round three of the Match Play Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Friday, May 1, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, follows his shot off the tenth tee against Billy Horschel during round three of the Match Play Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Friday, May 1, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)  (The Associated Press)

  • Billy Horschel, left, and Rory McIlroy, right, of Northern Ireland, greet each at the end of their match at TPC Harding Park during round-robin play of the Match Play Championship golf tournament Friday, May 1, 2015, in San Francisco. McIlroy won the match. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Billy Horschel, left, and Rory McIlroy, right, of Northern Ireland, greet each at the end of their match at TPC Harding Park during round-robin play of the Match Play Championship golf tournament Friday, May 1, 2015, in San Francisco. McIlroy won the match. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)  (The Associated Press)

Lee Westwood chipped in for par and made a 12-foot birdie putt to eliminate Masters champion Jordan Spieth on Friday in the Match Play Championship.

They were all square with two holes to play and Westwood played them better to advance to the round of 16.

Branden Grace became the first player to advance in a sudden-death playoff, beating Charley Hoffman and Zach Johnson with a birdie on the third extra hole to win his group. Under the old single-elimination format, Grace would have been gone on Wednesday for the third straight year. Instead, his victory over Hoffman led to a three-way tie in the group, and they went to a playoff.

Gary Woodland beat Webb Simpson in another winner-take-all match. Hunter Mahan also won his third straight match to advance.