Stricker likely No. 1 seed for 64-man Match Play
Steve Stricker would be the No. 1 seed, assuming Woods doesn’t play.
Sunday was the cutoff for players to qualify for Match Play based on the world ranking.
Kevin Na shot a 66 to secure his spot in the $8.5 million World Golf Championship, which is held Feb. 17-21 in Marana, Ariz. Scott Verplank and Chad Campbell also made sure they had a spot in the field.
Woods is not expected to play the Accenture Match Play Championship, while Phil Mickelson already has said he’s not going because of a family vacation that previously was postponed because of his wife’s breast cancer.
McGowan is No. 66 in the world ranking this week, and would get the No. 64 seed.