Golfing World News - February 24

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It was Jason’s Day in the end at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, the Australian emerging victorious after a mammoth 23-hole victory over Victor Dubuisson.

The win, the biggest of his career so far, lifts the 26-year-old to fourth in the world and netted him over $1.5million in prize money. Rickie Fowler finished third after losing to Day at the semi-final stage but luckily there was a member of the Day family ready to cheer him up. The incredibly named Dash Day making sure Fowler wasn’t down for too long as he gave him a consolation hug to go with his 630,000 other reasons to be cheerful Victor Dubuisson may have fallen just short at the weekend but that hasn’t stopped his reputation from growing further and a place at this year’s Ryder Cup seems all but guaranteed.

According Paul McGinley, Europe’s Ryder Cup captain, the Frenchman is now 99.9 per cent certain to make his team in September. With the top four players from the European Points List automatically qualifying Dubuisson leads the standings, well ahead of Dane Thomas Bjorn.

Elsewhere Anna Nordqvist held off the challenge of Inbee Park to win the Honda LPGA Thailand. It was the Swede’s third tour title and her first since winning the LPGA Championship in 2009. That's all for today, find us on Facebook, twitter or Instagram and get in touch using the #GWTV. Bye for now.

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