2008 WGC-CA Championship

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2008 WGC-CA Championship
Tournament information
Dates March 20–23, 2008
Location Doral, Florida, U.S.
Course(s) Doral Golf Resort & Spa
Tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 7,266
Field 79 players
Cut None
Prize fund $8,000,000
Winner's share $1,350,000
Champion
Australia Geoff Ogilvy
271 (–17)

The 2008 WGC-CA Championship was a golf tournament that was contested from March 20–23 at Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Doral, Florida. It was the ninth WGC-CA Championship tournament, and the second of three World Golf Championships events held in 2008.

Geoff Ogilvy won the tournament to capture his second World Golf Championships title.[1]

Field[edit]

1. Top 50 players from the Official World Golf Rankings two weeks prior to event
Robert Allenby (2,3), Stephen Ames (2), Stuart Appleby (2), Woody Austin (2,3), Aaron Baddeley (2,3), Ángel Cabrera (2,6), Mark Calcavecchia (2,3), Paul Casey (2,6), K. J. Choi (2,3,4,5), Stewart Cink (2,3,4,5), Tim Clark (2,3), Luke Donald (2), Ernie Els (2,3,6,7), Niclas Fasth (2,6), Jim Furyk (2,3), Sergio García (2,3,6), Retief Goosen (2,6), Richard Green, Søren Hansen (2,6), Charles Howell III (2,3), Trevor Immelman (2), Miguel Ángel Jiménez (2,7,8), Zach Johnson (2,3), Robert Karlsson (2), Martin Kaymer (2,7,8), Justin Leonard (2,4,5), Hunter Mahan (2,3), Phil Mickelson (2,3,4,5), Arron Oberholser (2), Geoff Ogilvy (2,3), Sean O'Hair (2,5), Nick O'Hern (2), Ian Poulter (2), Andrés Romero (2,6), Justin Rose (2,3,6), Rory Sabbatini (2,3), Adam Scott (2,3,7,8), Vijay Singh (2,3,5,7,8), Brandt Snedeker (2,3), Henrik Stenson (2,6,7,8), Richard Sterne (2,6), Steve Stricker (2,3,4,5), Toru Taniguchi (2,10), Scott Verplank (2,3), Boo Weekley (2,3), Mike Weir (2), Lee Westwood (2,6,7,8), Brett Wetterich (3), Tiger Woods (2,3,4,5)

2. Top 50 players from the Official World Golf Rankings one week prior to event
Nick Dougherty (6), Shingo Katayama (10)

3. Top 30 from the final 2007 PGA Tour FedEx Cup points list
Jonathan Byrd, John Rollins, Heath Slocum, Camilo Villegas

4. Top 10 from the PGA Tour FedEx Cup points list two weeks prior to event
Daniel Chopra, J. B. Holmes (5), Ryuji Imada (5), D. J. Trahan

5. Top 10 from the PGA Tour FedEx Cup points list one week prior to event

6. Top 20 from the final 2007 European Tour Order of Merit
Anders Hansen, Peter Hanson, Grégory Havret, Søren Kjeldsen, Colin Montgomerie, Graeme Storm

7. Top 10 from the European Tour Order of Merit two weeks prior to event
Mark Brown (8), Shiv Chowrasia, Ross Fisher (8)

8. Top 10 from the European Tour Order of Merit one week prior to event
Graeme McDowell, Jeev Milkha Singh

9. Top 3 from the final 2007 Asian Tour Order of Merit
Anton Haig, Liang Wen-Chong, Chapchai Nirat

10. Top 3 from the final 2007 Japan Golf Tour Order of Merit
Brendan Jones

11. Top 3 from the final 2007 PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit
Craig Parry, Paul Sheehan

12. Top 3 from the final 2007 Sunshine Tour Order of Merit
James Kingston, Andrew McLardy, Louis Oosthuizen

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

# Player Country Score To par
T1 Miguel Ángel Jiménez  Spain 65 –7
Geoff Ogilvy  Australia
3 Stewart Cink  United States 66 –6
T4 Anders Hansen  Denmark 67 –5
Phil Mickelson  United States
Nick O'Hern  Australia
Adam Scott  Australia
Tiger Woods  United States
T9 Mark Calcavecchia  United States 68 –4
Luke Donald  England
Ross Fisher  England
Grégory Havret  France
Ryuji Imada  Japan
Robert Karlsson  Sweden
Martin Kaymer  Germany
Andrés Romero  Argentina
Jeev Milkha Singh  India
Toru Taniguchi  Japan

Second round[edit]

# Player Country Score To par
1 Geoff Ogilvy  Australia 65-67=132 –12
2 Tiger Woods  United States 67-66=133 –11
3 Adam Scott  Australia 67-68=135 –9
T4 Anders Hansen  Denmark 67-71=138 –6
Robert Karlsson  Sweden 68-70=138
Jeev Milkha Singh  India 68-70=138
T7 Mark Calcavecchia  United States 68-71=139 –5
Miguel Ángel Jiménez  Spain 65-74=139
Steve Stricker  United States 71-68=139
T10 Woody Austin  United States 70-70=140 –4
K. J. Choi  South Korea 70-70=140
Stewart Cink  United States 66-74=140
Tim Clark  South Africa 71-69=140
Luke Donald  England 68-72=140
Jim Furyk  United States 69-71=140
Retief Goosen  South Africa 71-69=140
Søren Kjeldsen  Denmark 69-71=140
Chapchai Nirat  Thailand 70-70=140
Andrés Romero  Argentina 68-72=140

Third round[edit]

# Player Country Score To par
1 Geoff Ogilvy  Australia 65-67-68=200 –16
T2 Jim Furyk  United States 69-71-64=204 –12
Retief Goosen  South Africa 71-69-64=204
Adam Scott  Australia 67-68-69=204
Vijay Singh  Fiji 73-68-63=204
Graeme Storm  England 71-70-63=204
T7 Anders Hansen  Denmark 67-71-67=205 –11
Tiger Woods  United States 67-66-72=205
9 Tim Clark  South Africa 71-69-66=206 –10
10 K. J. Choi  South Korea 70-70-67=207 –9

Final leaderboard[edit]

# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($)
1 Geoff Ogilvy  Australia 65-67-68-71=271 –17 1,350,000
T2 Jim Furyk  United States 69-71-64-68=272 –16 530,000
Retief Goosen  South Africa 71-69-64-68=272
Vijay Singh  Fiji 73-68-63-68=272
5 Tiger Woods  United States 67-66-72-68=273 –15 285,000
T6 Nick O'Hern  Australia 67-75-67-66=275 –13 198,333
Graeme Storm  England 71-70-63-71=275
Steve Stricker  United States 71-68-73-63=275
T9 Zach Johnson  United States 69-72-67-68=276 –12 147,500
Adam Scott  Australia 67-68-69-72=276

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ogilvy ends Woods winning streak". BBC Sport. March 24, 2008. Retrieved June 28, 2009. 

External links[edit]

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