Nick Watney’s fourth round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship never got to the first tee. The 2011 winner of this tournament withdrew during his warm-up session, citing a sore back.
The second round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship was as difficult as golf in South Florida can get, and as a result, just four players – all leaders – are under par at 1 under. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Friday's action at Trump National Doral.
Sergio Garcia had a triple bogey in finishing his first round on Friday morning, followed by a quadruple bogey to start his second round, but the Spaniard is still in contention at the ultra-difficult Trump National Doral.
Tiger Woods, Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson might be 1-2-3 in the world, but Doral brought them to their knees Friday morning as the winds shifted and the new-look course offered plenty of bite.
They started, they stopped, they started again and then they stopped for good. That is how Thursday’s first round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship played out with Harris English the clubhouse leader at 3 under.
Sweeping across from west to east, an intense line of thunderstorms – severe enough to ignite isolated tornadoes – put an emphatic halt to first-round play in the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
Even The Donald himself made his way through the lobby of his latest toyland and asked of a PGA Tour player, "Is Tiger playing?" Tiger Woods will indeed play in the WGC-Cadillac Championship despite limited prep.
Rory McIlroy at the Honda Classic was the latest 54-hole leader who failed to hold on and win. Only 6 of 14 third-round leaders have won this year, and only 23 of 52 since 2012.
If the PGA Tour is searching for answers to the pace-of-play problem, perhaps it should give guys a little push and assign them a spot in the pairings opposite Tiger Woods. Just ask Luke Guthrie how it helps.
Lost in the sudden meltdown of Rory McIlroy at the Honda Classic was the slow sinking of Brendon de Jonge, whose winless stretch on the PGA Tour continued in frustrating fashion.