Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/8/14

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - MAY 07: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland putts on the 18th hole during the second round of THE PLAYERS Championship held at THE PLAYERS Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 7, 2010 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
The eagerly anticipated showdown between Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods at the World Golf Finals on Wednesday was pushed back a day because of thunderstorms at the Sultan course. Torrential rain began lashing Antalya Golf Club shortly after the morning matches in the eight-player event were completed, forcing organizers to postpone the four afternoon matches to Thursday with the semifinals being staged afterward. The other matches abandoned were: Justin Rose vs. Webb Simpson, Lee Westwood vs. Hunter Mahan and Schwartzel vs. Kuchar. The top-ranked McIlroy has no chance of advancing in the $5.2 million event after losing by six shots to Matt Kuchar on Tuesday and by one stroke to Charl Schwartzel on Wednesday in the medal match-play format. ''In my match now against Tiger I will be out to get back a bit of pride and at least leave here winning one match,'' McIlroy said. ''I now don't have much to play for, so I would like to beat him so he doesn't go through to the semifinals and al...
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