Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama became the first Asian player to win a World Golf Championship after he outclassed the star-studded field with a -23 total to win the US$ 9.5 million event on Sunday. Henrik Stenson of Sweden shared 2nd place with USA's Daniel Berger at -16, Rory McIlroy was tied 4th at -15.
USA's Dustin Johnson shot -6 for his final tally to win the US$ 9.5 million World Golf Championships event, his second consecutive victory after the U.S. Open title two weeks ago. Compatriot Jordan Spieth and Jason Day (AUS) were tied 3rd at -3. Anirban Lahiri of India finished the tournament tied 33rd at +5.
Anirban Lahiri of India closed with a -6 total to finish tied 40th at Asia's richest tournament. The World Golf Championship featured close to 40 of the world's top 50 players. Scotland's Russell Knox won the US$ 8.5 million event's title at -20.
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland got an early birthday present in form of the US$ 9.25 million WGC event's title when he defeated USA's Gary Woodland 4 & 2. For the past three days, the 26-year-old birthday boy had to rally from late deficits to keep progressing. That was not the case in the final match as his victory was straight-forward.
Dustin Johnson of USA wins his 2nd WGC title by one shot with -9 total at the US$ 9.25 million event at Trump National Doral in Miami. Three-day leader J.B. Holmes finished 2nd at -8, shooting a +3 final round. Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy steadied himself enough to end at tied 9th. Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri placed tied 71st.
India’s Anirban Lahiri wrapped up his challenge at Asia’s richest tournament with a -2 and tied 28th place under challenging conditions at the US$ 8.5 million WGC event on Sunday. American Bubba Watson defeated Tim Clark of South Africa in a play-off when their scores were tied at -11 after regulation play.
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland overhauled Spain's Sergio Garcia by two strokes to claim his first WGC title at a -15 total. McIlroy returned to the #1 World Golf Ranking with this win at the US$ 9 million event. Tiger Woods withdrew after eight holes citing back pain.
USA's Patrick Reed became the youngest winner of a World Golf Championship, his third win in his last 14 tournaments, with a final score of -4 at the US$ 9 million event in Florida. Reed overcame tough conditions at Doral and a stellar line-up of top golfers.
Australia's Jason Day held his nerve to win the US$ 9 million event after Victor Dubuisson of France threatened to pull off an astounding win at Dove Mountain. Day overcame Dubuisson at the 23rd hole to edge an epic Match Play Championship final.
Dustin Johnson of the United States fended off the challenges of defending champion Ian Poulter and Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell by staging a late comeback scoring a final total of -24 to win the US$ 8.5 million on Sunday. Poulter wound up with a score of -21.