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WGC- Dell Technologies 2017


Dates: March 22–26, 2017
Location: Austin, Texas, U.S.
Course: Austin Country Club
Purse: $9,750,000

The 2017 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play is a golf tournament scheduled for March 22-26 at Austin Country Club, inAustin TX. It will be the 19th time the WGC Championship has been played, and the second of the World Golf Championships events to be staged in 2017. The approximate elevation of the course's clubhouse is 7,169 yards (6,555 m).

The field consists of the top 64 players available from the Official World Golf Ranking, seeded according to the rankings. The purse for 2016 was $9.5 million, with a winner's share of $1.62 million and the Walter Hagen Cup. Prize money is official on the PGA Tour, the European Tour, and the Japan Golf Tour.

In 2007, the championship moved to Marana, Arizona, a suburb northwest of Tucson. It was played at The Gallery Golf Club for two years, then moved to The Golf Club at Dove Mountain in 2009, a course designed by Jack Nicklaus. The event returned to California in 2015, to TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, which had hosted the 2005 WGC-American Express Championship. In March 2015, it was announced that the 2016–19 tournaments will be played the last week of March in Austin, Texas, with Dell as the title sponsor.



2017 WGC-Dell Technologies Schedule

Monday, March 20
Practice Round for Professionals
Live Draw Show on Golf Channel: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
*Golf Channel - check your local listings
Tuesday, March 21
Practice Round for Professionals
Executive Women's Day: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Austin Country Club Ballroom
Wednesday, March 22
Pool Play - Competition Round 1
Gates Open:  8:30 a.m.
Tee times: 9:30 a.m. – 3:11 p.m.
Tee times are approimate
*Golf Channel Coverage: 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 23
Pool Play - Competition Round 2
Gates Open:  8:30 a.m.
Tee times: 9:30 a.m. – 3:11 p.m.
Tee times are approimate
*Golf Channel Coverage: 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, March 24
Pool Play - Competition Round 3
Gates Open:  8:30 a.m.
Tee times: 9:30 a.m. – 3:11 pm.
Tee times are approimate
*Golf Channel Coverage: 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 25
Round of 16, Quarterfinals - Competition Rounds 4 & 5
Gates Open:  6:30 a.m.
Round of 16 Tee times: 7:30 a.m. – 8:47 a.m.
Tee times are approimate
Quarterfinals Tee times: 12:25 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.
Tee times are approimate
*Golf Channel Coverage: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
*NBC Coverage: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 26
Semifinals, Consolation, Championship - Competition Rounds 6 & 7
Gates Open:  8:00 a.m.
Semifinals Tee times: 9:00 a.m. – 9:11 a.m.
Tee times are approimate
Consolation Match: 2:00 p.m.
Tee time is approimate
Finals Match: 2:15 p.m.
Tee time is approimate
*Golf Channel Coverage: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
*NBC Coverage: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 


PAST WINNERS

Year Champion Country Seed Rank Runner-up Seed Rank Score Winner's
share ($)
Purse ($)
WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play
2017 9,750,000
WGC-Dell Match Play
2016 Jason Day Australia 2 2 Louis Oosthuizen 16 18 5 & 4 1,620,000 9,500,000
WGC-Cadillac Match Play
2015 Rory McIlroy Northern Ireland 1 1 Gary Woodland 50 52 4 & 2 1,570,000 9,250,000
WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship
2014 Jason Day Australia 8 11 Victor Dubuisson 27 30 23 holes 1,530,000 9,000,000
2013 Matt Kuchar United States 21 23 Hunter Mahan 23 25 2 & 1 1,500,000 8,750,000
2012 Hunter Mahan United States 21 22 Rory McIlroy 2 2 2 & 1 1,400,000 8,500,000