Els and Day roll on at Dove Mountain

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Updated: February 23, 2014

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Ernie Els cruised to an easy win over Jordan Spieth, while Jason Day fended off Louis Oosthuizen in Saturday’s quarterfinals at the WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship.

Els, the eighth seed in the Gary Player bracket, rolled to a 4 & 2 win over the third-seeded Spieth. Els is the only former WGC and major champion left in the semifinals.

Day, the second seed in the Bobby Jones bracket, held off the eighth-seeded Oosthuizen, 2 & 1, at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain.

Els will take on Victor Dubuisson in the semifinals. Dubuisson, the seventh seed in the Sam Snead bracket, held off fourth-seeded Graeme McDowell, 1-up.

Day will face Rickie Fowler in the other semifinal match. Fowler, the 14th seed in the Ben Hogan bracket, rallied to beat fifth-seeded Jim Furyk, 1-up.