Sports Illustrated's Best from 2013 WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral
Sports Illustrated’s Best from 2013 WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral
Monday, March 11, 2013
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Tiger Woods won the 2013 WGC-Cadillac Championship, his 17th World Golf Championship title.
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With a four-day total of 19-under-par, Woods beat Steve Stricker by two shots to take home the $1.5 million first prize.
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Woods made 27 birdies across the TPC-Blue Monster, tops in the field and one shy of his personal record.
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Woods needed only 100 putts over 72 holes, the fewest of his PGA Tour career.
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Woods ran into trouble during the 17th hole of the third round, when his ball stuck in a palm tree.
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Woods bogeyed the 17th, but got the stroke back with a birdie on the 18th.
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Woods shot rounds of 66, 65, 67 and 71 to take the title.
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After withdrawing from the Honda Classic the previous week, World No. 1 Rory McIlroy finished in a tie for eighth at Doral.
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"There is quite a bit to go, but scores like today and shots like that over the last three days definitely give me confidence," McIlroy said of his week. His final-round 65 was the second best round of the day.
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Phil Mickelson finished in a four way tie for third at 14-under.
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Graeme McDowell finished tied for third with Mickelson, Sergio Garcia and Adam Scott.
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Bubba Watson was tied for the lead after an opening 66, but a Sunday 75 dropped him unto a tie for 18th place.