World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship Round 3: Big Guns make move but Watson still leads the field

11 03 2012

McIlroy shot an amazing 65 but still trails Watson by 8 shots (photo from http://www.sportsagentblog.com/)

Miami, FloridaRory McIlroy and Tiger Woods positioned themselves inside the Top 10 after 54 holes of play in the 2012 WGC-Cadillac Championship held at TPC Blue Monster at Doral. World No.1 Rory McIlroy had the day’s best score with an eagle-aided 65. Woods had a 68. Both players are now at -9 in the tournament and tied for 8th along with Charl Swartzel, Luke Donald, Martin Kaymer, and Webb Simpson.  They are still 8 shots a drift from leader Bubba Watson who had a 67 which includes in eagle at hole no.1.

Trailing Watson are Justin Rose and Keegan Bradley who are 202 and just 3 shots behind. 2011 Asian Tour Order of Merit winner Juvic Pagunsan had an even par 72 for the day to fall to 32nd place with an aggregate of 212. The best Asian golfer after 3 rounds is K.J. Choi at 211.

Leaders after 72 holes:

1. Bubba Watson 70-62-67 199 -17

2. Justin Rose 69-64-69 202 -14

2. Keegan Bradley 69-67-66 202 -14

4. Peter Hanson 70-65-69 204 -12

5. Matt Kuchar 72-67-66 205 -11

5. Zach Johnson 70-68-67 205 -11

 

Round 3 best scores:

1. Rory McIlroy 65 -7

2. Keegan Bradley 66 -6

2. Matt Kuchar 66 -6

2. Webb Simpson 66 -6

2. Hunter Mahan 66 -6

 

 


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