The World Golf Championships Cadillac Championship are here!
The World Golf Championships Cadillac Championship is one of four World Golf Championships sanctioned and organized by the operational committee of the International Federation of PGA Tours, which includes the Asian Tour, European Tour, Japan Golf Tour, PGA TOUR, PGA Tour of Australasia and Southern Africa Tour. The other World Golf Championships include the Accenture Match Play Championship, Bridgestone Invitational and HSBC Champions. Several key positions for the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship field were finalized following Matt Kuchar’s victory at the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship. A total of 10 players including Padraig Harrington, Jason Day, Martin Kaymer, Tim Clark and Richard Sterne secured their positions in the Cadillac Championship field through either their spots in the top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking or the top 10 in the European Tour’s Race to Dubai standings. As it stands, 49 of the top 50 in the world have committed to play (No. 46, Hiroyuki Fujita last in top 50 yet to commit) when the best players from across the globe come Trump Doral on March 6-10 for the second World Golf Championships event of the season.
WGC – Cadillac Championships Information
Dates: March 4-10, 2013
Where: TPC Blue Monster at Trump Doral, Doral, Fla.
Par/Yards: 36-36=72/7,266 yards
Field: Estimated 64 players after this weekend’s play: top 50 from the Official World Golf Ranking; top 30 from the 2012 FedExCup; top 10 from the 2013 FedExCup; top 20 from the 2012 European Tour Race to Dubai; top 10 from the 2013 European Tour Race to Dubai; top two players from the 2012 Japan Golf Tour Order of Merit, Australasian Tour Order of Merit and Asian Tour Order of Merit.
Format: 72 holes, stroke-play competition, no cut
Ticket Info: www.ticketmaster.com
Defending Champion: Justin Rose (ENG), 272 (-16)
Purse: $8,750,000; Winner’s Share: $1.5 million