Tiger Woods could be serious doubt for next month’s Masters with continuing concerns for his ailing back.
The 14-time Major winner again endured back spasms during the final round of the WGC – Cadillac Championship at Trump Doral in suburban Miami.
After getting himself back into the $US 9m event courtesy of a third round 66, Woods was clearly struggling after playing an 8-iron bunker shot at the sixth hole when he had to play with his right foot out of the bunker.
Woods had earlier his ...
After being mauled by the Blue Monster in Miami, Luke Donald is now looking to take the sting out of the ‘Snake Pit’ in Tampa.
The former World No. 1 ended his WGC – Cadillac Championship campaign with three back nine birdies in a final round 69 for a mid-field finish on five-over par.
It left the Chicago-based Brit eventually sharing 25th place on five over par.
Hurting Donald was a horror second round 82 in Friday’s blustery condition and his worst score in the States in 11 years.
American Patrick Reed withstood a last hole bogey to drive off with the WGC – Cadillac Championship crown.
The Texas-born Reed posted a final round level par 72 to win a third PGA Tour title along with a $US 1.53m first prize cheque.
Reed was two shots clear of the field at the start of the final day and maintained that advantage for much of the day including still leading by two standing on the 18th tee.
The American’s victory cause was helped when Welshman Jamie Donaldson, and playing ...
Double Major winning Rory McIlroy has targeted a repeat of last year’s final round, a seven under par 65, heading to this year’s fourth day of the WGC – Cadillac Championship.
McIlroy tees up in Sunday’s showdown to the $US 9m event sharing 19th place on three over par and just five shots behind American Patrick Reed.
Reed carded a day three 69 to move to four under par and two shots clear of compatriots Jason Dufner (68) and Hunter Mahan (71).
However looming large in the ...
World No. 1 Tiger Woods muscled his way to where he is comfortable and that was close to the driver’s seat heading into the final round of the WGC – Cadillac Championship at Trump Doral.
Woods snatched eight birdies in a blistering six under par 66 and in what was the lowest round of the day to move to one under par in superb scoring conditions in suburban Miami.
The defending champion’s only dropped shots was a three-putt bogey on four and a bogey on the par three 13th.
England’s Luke Donald was just two shots behind early leader Jason Dufner when the first round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship was suspended due to high winds buffeting the famed ‘Blue Monster’ course in suburban Miami
Reigning PGA Champion Dufner had moved to five under through 10 holes at the redesigned Blue Monster when increasingly gusty winds and the threat of a tornado forced the players off the course for over two hours, with play set to resume at 4:45pm local time.
That was one ...
European Tour rookie Kevin Phelan has celebrated his best ever result on the European Tour last week becoming the Touring Professional at at the famed Mount Juliet club.
The 23-year-old Irishman, raised in nearby Waterford before moving to St. Augustine, Florida, aged 13, will carry the Kilkenny resort’s logo on his golf bag.
“I am delighted to become the attached tour professional for Ireland’s premier parkland course,” said Phelan, who tied for sixth at the Tshwane Open in South Africa ...