Tiger Woods Wins WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral
Tiger Woods went into the final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral this week with a pretty dominating lead. He was able to hold the field off to secure his 76th career PGA Tour win. Tiger ended up finishing the tournament which is hosted at Doral with the Blue Monster with an amazing score of 19-under.
Just a few shots behind was Steve Stricker who finished 2nd place but there was a little bit of talk from both Tiger and Steve in interviews after the tournament about putting. Apparently earlier in the week Steve Stricker who is one of the best putters on the PGA Tour currently gave Tiger a quick putting lesson. Tiger Woods has his putter hot during the tournament and really helped secure his win. Tiger in an interview thanked Steve for the putting lesson, and Steve explained how, yes they are competing against each other but a lot of guys out there are friends. Stricker explained how everyone on tour will try and help someone out if they can.
We figured we would provide a quick golf fact for the stats junkies of the world. Tiger Woods has never given up the lead in a tournament that he has been three or more strokes up going into the final round. Well stat junkies the steak continues and Tiger Woods has picked up his 76th PGA Tour Win.
Woods has positioned himself for a big year already having two wins in the 2013 season already. Rory Mcilroy better look out because one of the best golfers ever to play the sport seems to be looking to get his title back as #1 golfer in the world.
His chase for Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 majors is still on and Tiger seems to have a good chance to get a bit closer at the Masters in April. Woods won his 14th major at the U.S. Open in 2008 but we all know about some of the issues both on the course and off the course since then.
“I still think he can do it. But that said, he has still got to do it. He hasn’t won one in five years. He had better get with it if he’s going to” said Jack Nicklaus earlier this month at the Honda Classic.
With two wins under his belt in only three PGA Tour starts in 2013 RealGolfTalk is proud to say that Tiger is back and we think he is here to stay.