Round two of the World Golf Championships Cadillac Championship was seemingly all about Bubba Watson. The lanky American left-hander took it to Doral's Blue Monster shooting 10-under par 62. The career best tying round put Watson atop the leaderboard at 12-under par. Nevertheless as well as Watson played he cannot rest on his laurels. He has only a one-shot lead over round two playing partner Justin Rose as he prepares for the weekend.
Justin Rose played very well on day two alongside Bubba Watson. Rose carded eight birdies without a bogey on his way to 8-under par 64. This was tied with Germany's Martin Kaymer for the second best round of the day. However, it was Watson's 62 that had everyone talking. Even playing partner Rose was impressed with Watson's play. Rose said that he would not really consider some of the lines that Watson chooses to play. The way that Bubba cuts and curls his way around the course surprises even some of his fellow professionals. We amateurs could sure use some of those shots in those interesting places in which we find ourselves.
After Watson's excellent round we will have to watch and see if the Blue Monster can regain some of its bite as the weekend begins.
Other Players of Note
Adam Scott followed up his excellent round one with a 4-under par 68 to finish at 10-under par for the tournament. This was good for third place heading into the weekend.
Tiger Woods shot 5-under par 67 and is at 5-under par for the tournament. He is currently in a tie for 15th place with several other golfers. After his round Woods was not happy saying that he could not have scored worse than 5-under.
Roy McIlroy, the world's number one player, shot 3-under par 69 and is now 2-under par for the tournament.
Phil Mickelson began the day well with birdies on number one and number two. However he bogeyed both number three and number four to effectively kill any momentum the first two holes had generated. After that start Mickelson's scorecard was clean except for a birdie, bogey, birdie stretch on the back nine. Mickelson finished his day at 1-under par for the day and for the tournament.
Dwight is an avid golfer. While still relatively new to the game, he plays as often as the weather and his schedule will allow.
- Bubba Watson
- Justin Rose