MARANA, Ariz. — A brief look at the third round of the Match Play Championship on Friday at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain:
Match of the day: Graeme McDowell pulled off another improbable escape to advance to the quarterfinals, beating Hunter Mahan in 21 holes. McDowell won 17 and 18 to force overtime and made a 20-foot par putt on the 20th to extend the match.
Quote of the day: "I've just robbed three players. I can't believe I'm still in it." — Graeme McDowell.
Stat of the day: Graeme McDowell has yet to hit a tee shot over 58 holes in which he was leading.
Shot of the day: Jim Furyk chipped in for birdie on the par-3 16th to take the lead in his 1-up victory over Harris English.
Long concession: Guilty about taking a long time on two drops away from bees on the sixth hole, Sergio Garcia conceded an 18-foot par putt for a halve with Rickie Fowler on No. 7. Fowler rallied to beat Garcia 1 up.
Quarterfinals: Jason Day vs. Louis Oosthuizen, Jim Furyk vs. Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth vs. Ernie Els, Graeme McDowell vs. Victor Dubuisson.
Forecast: Saturday, mostly sunny, high around 83 with wind gusting to 12 mph.
Television: Saturday (EST), Golf Channel, noon-2 p.m.; CBS, 2-6 p.m. Replay: Golf Channel, 6:30-10:30 p.m., 11 p.m.-3 a.m.