26 Feb '12, 11pm

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MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - Hunter Mahan stopped Rory McIlroy's march to No. 1 by winning the Match Play Championship on Sunday. Mahan won four holes in a five-hole stretch starting with a 9-iron to 2 feet on the sixth hole, building a 4-up lead through 10 holes. Even as McIlroy threw his best stuff at him on the back nine, Mahan responded with two clutch birdies to stay in control. Mahan won, 2 and 1, to capture his second World Golf Championship title. ``He's the best player in the world right now,'' Mahan said. ``I knew he'd made a charge, and he did.'' McIlroy defeated Lee Westwood in the semifinals Sunday morning, a high-stakes match because if either of them won the Match Play Championship, they would replace Luke Donald atop the world ranking. Mahan made sure that didn't happen this week. He played 96 holes in his six matches and had 35 birdies on his scorecards. Mahan def...

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