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Robert MacIntyre will have to conquer a ‘Group of Death’ to advance to the knock-out stages of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

The 25-year-old Scot has been drawn alongside reigning Open champion Collin Morikawa, former Masters winner and the Ryder Cup’s all-time leading points-scorer Sergio Garcia, and three-time PGA Tour winner Jason Kokrak in the round-robin stages of this week’s tournament, taking place at the Austin Country Club in Texas.

MacIntyre qualified for the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play courtesy of his position on the OWGR when players ranked above him withdrew from the event.

He goes into the championship, however, with happy memories of last year where he knocked out the then world No.1 Dustin Johnson, as well as Kevin Na and Adam Long in the group stages, before falling to Victor Perez in the Round of 16.

This week starts a three-week stint in the States for MacIntyre. He goes to the Valero Texas Open before making his second Masters Tournament appearance the week after.

WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play – Groups in full

Group 1

Jon Rahm
Patrick Reed
Cameron Young
Sebastian Munoz

Group 2

Collin Morikawa
Jason Kokrak
Sergio Garcia
Robert MacIntyre

Group 3

Viktor Hovland
Will Zalatoris
Cameron Tringale
Sepp Straka

Group 4

Patrick Cantlay
Sungjae Im
Seamus Power
Keith Mitchell

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Group 5

Scottie Scheffler
Matt Fitzpatrick
Tommy Fleetwood
Ian Poulter

Group 6

Justin Thomas
Kevin Kisner
Marc Leishman
Luke List

Group 7

Xander Schauffele
Tony Finau
Lucas Herbert
Takumi Kanaya

Group 8

Dustin Johnson
Max Homa
Matthew Wolff
Mackenzie Hughes

Group 9

Bryson DeChambeau
Talor Gooch
Lee Westwood
Richard Bland

Group 10

Louis Oosthuizen
Paul Casey
Corey Conners
Alex Noren

Group 11

Jordan Spieth
Adam Scott
Justin Rose
Keegan Bradley

Group 12

Billy Horschel
Thomas Pieters
Tom Hoge
Min Woo Lee

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Group 13

Tyrrell Hatton
Daniel Berger
Si Woo Kim
Christiaan Bezuidenhout

Group 14

Joaquin Niemann
Kevin Na
Russell Henley
Maverick McNealy

Group 15

Abraham Ancer
Webb Simpson
Brian Harman
Bubba Watson

Group 16

Brooks Koepka
Shane Lowry
Harold Varner III
Erik van Rooyen

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Michael McEwan is the Deputy Editor of bunkered and has been part of the team since 2004. In that time, he has interviewed almost every major figure within the sport, from Jack Nicklaus, to Rory McIlroy, to Donald Trump. The host of the multi award-winning bunkered Podcast and a member of Balfron Golfing Society, Michael is the author of three books and is the 2023 PPA Scotland 'Writer of the Year' and 'Columnist of the Year'. Dislikes white belts, yellow balls and iron headcovers. Likes being drawn out of the media ballot to play Augusta National.

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