The PGA Tour continues its Florida swing as the top golfers in the world converge at Doral for the World Golf Championships Cadillac Championship. So what will we see from the Blue Monster? I think we are in store for some outstanding golf.
The top 50 players in the official World Golf Rankings are all entered at the WGC Cadillac Championship. Not only will the top Americans like Steve Stricker, Webb Simpson, Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods be teeing it up there but you also have the top European players and those from Australia and Asia. Newly crowned world number one Rory McIlroy will be there as will the man that he deposed from the top spot, Englishman Luke Donald. Just having all those great players there should make for a terrific week of golf.
I am curious to see how Rory McIlroy handles the pressure of being the number one player in the world. Personally I think he is going to be fine. You never know how things will turn out this week but I think McIlroy will come out and play well. Of course Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods would like nothing more than to show McIlroy and everyone else that they must still be considered among the best players in the game.
The Blue Monster will play at 7,266 yards for the 2012 tournament. From the easiest hole on the course, No. 1, to the most difficult hole on the course, No. 18, the players will find that the golf course provides a fabulous test of golf.
No one has found the World Golf Championships Cadillac Championship more to his liking than Tiger Woods. In the tournament's brief 12 year history, Woods has emerged victorious six times, including three in a row from 2005-2007. However, it should be pointed out that only one of those victories has come since the tournament moved to Doral. As Woods tries to make it two victories at Doral he will be joined by three other former champions in this year's field: Geoff Ogilvy who won this event in 2008, Phil Mickelson who claimed the title in 2009 and Nick Watney who is the defending champion. It should be a great event.
Dwight is an avid golfer. While still relatively new to the game, he plays as often as the weather and his schedule will allow.
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