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Jason Day

Jason Day has pulled out of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play to be with his ailing mother, Mike McAllister of PGAtour.com reports.

Impact

After winning the event last year in Texas, Day conceded his match against Pat Perez just six holes in and pulled out of the event entirely. "As of now, I am going to be back with my mom," Day said. "It's been a hard time for me to think about golf." He didn't indicate how long he would be away from the game, which is something to monitor with The Masters just two weeks away.

John Peterson will be in the field for the Puerto Rico Open this week.

Impact

Peterson has made just three cuts in seven starts so far this season. However, he has scored two top-15 results in those seven starts. With this being an opposite field event it provides an opportunity for a high finish because of the lighter field. Peterson hasn't been ranked inside the top 200 in the OWGR since 2014.

Tyrone Van Aswegen will be in the field for this week's opposite field event the Puerto Rico Open.

Impact

Van Aswegen will be coming into this event off two consecutive T27 finishes. In 13 starts this season the South African has made seven cuts with two top-25 finishes. His best finish of the year came back in October at the CIMB Classic. when he was T7. His best career finish on the PGA Tour came last season when he finished T3.

Camilo Villegas

Camilo Villegas will play at this week's Puerto Rico Open.

Impact

Villegas is coming into this event after three straight missed cuts including at last week's Arnold Palmer Invitational. He came very close to scoring his first win since 2014 at the RSM Classic, but was defeated in a playoff. He has three other top-30 finishes as well. If Villegas can get back to the type of golf he was playing earlier in the season, he should have a good chance at a top-10 in a lighter field.

Seamus Power will look to notch his first career top-10 finish at the Puerto Rico Open.

Impact

Power has made 11 starts so far in his rookie season and has made eight cuts. He also has notched four top-30 results. Power will play in this week's opposite field event and because of that should have a realistic shot at grabbing his first career top-10 finish.

Boo Weekley

Boo Weekley shot a two-over 74 in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational to finish in a tie for 66th place.

Impact

Weekley really struggled with the putter finishing 69th in strokes gained putting and 72nd in putts per green. He was pretty solid ball striking wise as he was 20th in strokes gained approach-to-green and tied for ninth in driving accuracy. It's been a tough season so far for Weekley has he has made just 4 of 12 cuts. However, he has made three of his last four cuts. He will have a good opportunity to grab his best finish of the season at the opposite field event this week in the Puerto Rico Open.

Chris Kirk

Chris Kirk will tee it up at this week's Puerto Rico Open.

Impact

After 2014 where Kirk made 26 of 28 cuts, notched two wins, and finished second in the FedExCup points standings, it appeared he was going to be one of the best Americans in golf. While he did grab a win in 2015, the last two years haven't seen him live up to the lofty expectations he set by his incredible 2014 season. That's part of the reason while he fell out of the elite WGC fields and will be playing in the opposite field event. He started this year off hot with top-10 finishes in three of his first four starts. Kirk has recorded just one top-25 finishes with four missed cuts in the seven events since. This could be a good week to get things back on track.

Ian Poulter

Ian Poulter will be in the field for the Puerto Rico Open this week.

Impact

Poulter should have good vibes from his performance at this tournament last year where he finished in a tie for third. In sevens starts on the PGA Tour this season he has missed just two cuts, but only has one top-25 finish. Poulter is also coming off a T41 result at the Arnold Palmer Invitational this past week. His best finish worldwide is a T15 result at the Dubai Desert Classic. Poulter is still looking for his first win anywhere in five years.

Peter Uihlein will play his first PGA Tour event since 2015 at this week's Puerto Rico Open.

Impact

Uihlein's last PGA Tour event was The Greenbrier Classic two years ago where he was forced to withdraw. He plays most of his golf on the European Tour. In seven starts worldwide so far in 2017, Uihlein has made all of his cuts with three finishes inside the top-seven.

Matt Jones

Matt Jones will tee it up at the Puerto Rico Open this week.

Impact

Jones hasn't played much golf this season with just five starts on the PGA Tour. In those five starts he has made three cuts and has two top-25 results. He last played competitively at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in early February, so we could see some rust from the Aussie.

Michael Kim shot an even-par 72 in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational to finish in a tie for 17th place.

Impact

Kim got off to a rocky start with four bogeys in his first six holes, but was able to add three birdies and no bogeys on the back nine to finish top-20. He drove the ball well as he finished the week 11th in strokes gained off-the-tee. He was also solid on the greens as he was 17th in strokes gained putting. Kim struggled, however, to get the ball close to the hole as he was just 48th in strokes gained approach-to-green. In 12 starts this season, Kim has now finished inside the top-25 five times. He will not be in the field for this week's WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

Pat Perez

Pat Perez shot an even-par 72 in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational to finish in a tie for 17th place.

Impact

Perez found himself on opposite ends of the spectrum with his ball striking and putting. He was first in strokes gained putting, but way down in 65th in strokes gained tee-to-green. Perez has now made 10 out of 11 cuts this season with six top-25 finishes. To go along with his victory at the OHL Classic back in November he has three other top-10 finishes. He finds himself sixth in the FedExCup standings. Perez will look for another good result at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

Luke List shot a one-under 71 en route to a tie for 17th at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Impact

List made just eight bogeys this week which was tied for the sixth fewest in the field. He finished the week T17 in greens in regulation and 14th in strokes gained putting. His short game still needs some work as he was just 62nd in strokes gained around-the-green this week. List was one of the hotter players to start the season with six straight top-30 finishes. In his six starts after that he had just one top-30 and three missed cuts before notching a top-20 this week. List will not be in the field for this week's WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

Danny Lee

Danny Lee fired a five-under 67 in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational to move into a tie for 17th place.

Impact

Lee's bogey-free 67 was the low round on Sunday and that helped him to jump 39 spots on the final day alone. A large part of his success was thanks to his driving has he was second this week in strokes gained off-the-tee. Despite being second in the field in driving accuracy, he was unable to take advantage for most of the event as he hit just 54 percent of the greens which was T56. This is now his second straight top-25 finish after missing the cut in his previous five starts. Lee will not be in the field for this week's WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

Matthew Fitzpatrick

Matthew Fitzpatrick struggled to a four-over 76 in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational to finish in a tie for 13th place.

Impact

Fitzpatrick came into the final round just three shots off the lead, but was unable to find any rhythm as he carded just two birdies to six bogeys. He rolled the ball very well this week as he was fourth in strokes gained putting. His ball striking was the thing that held him back as he was just 49th in strokes gained tee-to-green. In just four starts on the PGA Tour this season Fitzpatrick has already notched three top-20 results. He will tee it up at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play this week.

Billy Horschel

Billy Horschel shot a final round even-par 72 to finish in a tie for 13th place at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Impact

Horschel carded three birdies to three bogeys for his final round 72. He made just six bogeys on the week which was the second fewest in the field. The key was hitting greens as he finished T6 in greens in regulation. He was also 16th in strokes gained putting. Horschel has now finished inside the top-25 in four of his 10 starts this season. He will not qualify for this week's WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

Brian Harman

Brian Harman shot a three-under 69 in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational to move into a tie for 13th place.

Impact

Harman struggled to get the ball close to the hole as he was just 63rd in strokes gained approach-to-green. His short game was spectacular, however, as he was third in strokes gained around-the-green. In 13 starts this season Harman has six top-25 finishes, including a pair of top-10's. He did not qualify for this week's WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

Hudson Swafford

Hudson Swafford posted a four-under 68 in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational to move into a top-10 finish.

Impact

Swafford got off to a slow start as he was just one-over through his first 36 holes, but two rounds in the 60's on the weekend moved him into notching his second top-10 of the season. He struck the ball well as he was eighth in strokes gained tee-to-green. Swafford was also seventh in driving distance and just over 300 yards. He will not be in the field for this week's WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

Tommy Fleetwood

Tommy Fleetwood closed with a four-under 68 to finish in a tie for 10th place at the Arnold Invitational.

Impact

It's hard to believe that Fleetwood managed to notch a top-10 this week after an opening round six-over 78. After rounds of 66-70-68, he was able to do just that. This is now his fourth top-15 finish in just six starts worldwide so far in 2017. That includes a victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship and a second at the WGC-Mexico Championship. Fleetwood will look to continue his stellar play this season at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

Kevin Kisner shot a disappointing one-over 73 in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational to finish in a tie for second place.

Impact

Kisner held the 54 hole co-lead along with Charley Hoffman. He got off to a solid start by going two-under through his first seven holes. However, he failed to make another birdie the last 11 holes and added three bogeys to fall just one shot short of forcing a playoff. His 19 birdies this week was tied for the third most in the field. Kisner also finished inside the top-10 in both strokes gained tee-to-green and strokes gained putting. This is now his fifth top-25 finish in his last six starts. Kisner will look to continue his strong play at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play this week.