The 2012 Accenture Match Play Championship came to an end on Sunday at the Ritz-Carlton Gold Course at Dove Mountain in Arizona. The semifinals and the finals were played on Sunday and when all was said and done, Hunter Mahan emerged triumphant, defeating Rory McIroy to take home the championship.
Mahan bested his semifinal opponent Mark Wilson in the morning by a score of 2-and-1 to advance to the final. McIlroy likewise dispatched Lee Westwood in the other semifinal, which pitted the last two remaining No. 1 seeds against one another. McIlroy made it to the final by knocking out Westwood on a score of 3-and-1. Westwood then took on Wilson for third place, where Wilson claimed the bronze by going 1-up during their round.
In the final between Mahan and McIlroy, Mahan went 3-up in the front nine and held on for the win and the title on a final score of 2-and-1.