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Holmes could provide tough matchup for Woods

Updated: February 19, 2008, 6:31 PM ET
By Bob Harig | Special to ESPN.com

MARANA, Ariz. -- J.B. Holmes is a huge underdog. Then again, how much of an underdog can he be in an 18-hole match-play event, even against Tiger Woods?

Holmes knows nobody expects him to take down the No. 1-ranked player in the opening round of the Accenture Match Play Championship on Wednesday.

But match play has a way of closing any gap.

"It is a little bit more forgiving," said Holmes, 25, who is making his first appearance in the World Golf Championship event ...

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