Fisher's finish leads to Match Play and a shot at Masters

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ross Fisher arrived at the Mexico Championship fully aware that it could be his last significant tournament for the next month. He closed with three straight birdies for a 65, and now he can count on another World Golf Championship, and possibly a trip down Magnolia Lane.

Fisher was at No. 72 in the world ranking. His tie for third moved him to No. 55 in the world, making the Englishman a lock for the Dell Match Play on March 22-26 in Austin, Texas. The top 64 available players from the world ranking after this week are eligible.

He was hopeful of more.

“I knew it was probably the last chance to get into the Masters,” Fisher said Sunday. “Whether that’s done me enough, hopefully that should have done me enough to get into the Match Play.”

His work is not done if he wants to get to Augusta National. The top 50 in the world after the…

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