Submitted by George Hines
Welcome to windy Doral the first leg of the Florida swing for 2012.
The top touring pros world ranked gathered in Florida East Coast and met for Cadillac Championship at Doral’s Blue Monster Course.
Winds were extreme on Florida’s east coast but scoring at the Blue Monster was not as Bo Van Pelt and Bill Haas dueled for the lead until the 18th when Bo Van Pelt took the upper hand with a birdie of 18 one of 9 that he had on Thursday. His 64 led the day by one over Bill Haas.Phil Mickelsen, Y E Yang, South Korea and Matt Kuchar followed with 66’s.
Tiger Woods who finished the first days play( -4). His game got going finishing Friday play (-10) to lead Cadillac Championship. Bill Haas and Phil Mickelson were close by at (-9). Young, colorful, Rickie Fowler was at (-8).
Saturday’s play was a closing of the field. Bill Haas and Tiger Woods both were tied at (-10). Andres Hansen,from Norway closed on the two some with at (-9) beginning the day at (-6). David Toms closed 6 strokes on the leaders at (-8). Bo Van Pelt and Rickie Fowler joined David Toms at (-8).
Anders Hansen (-14) and David Toms (-13) both fired 67’s on Sunday to bypass both Saturday leaders. K J Choi, Steve Stricker and Phil Mickelsen all closed to 3rd at (-12). It was Anders first PGA win.
|276-K J Choi||67||72||71||66|
|279-Bo Van Pelt||64||73||71||71|
|281-Y E Yang||66||74||73||68|