2009 WGC-CA Championship

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2009 WGC-CA Championship
Tournament information
Dates March 12–15, 2009
Location Doral, Florida, U.S.
Course(s) Doral Golf Resort & Spa
Tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 7,266
Field 80 players
Cut None
Prize fund $8,500,000
Winner's share $1,400,000
Champion
United States Phil Mickelson
269 (–19)

The 2009 WGC-CA Championship was a golf tournament that was contested from March 12–15 at Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Doral, Florida. It was the tenth WGC-CA Championship tournament, and the second of four World Golf Championships events staged in 2009.

Phil Mickelson won the tournament to capture his first 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 (3), Aaron Baddeley (2), Paul Casey (2,7), K. J. Choi (2,3), Stewart Cink (2,3), Tim Clark (2,3), Ben Curtis (2,3), Luke Donald (2), Ernie Els (2,3), Ross Fisher (2,6,7), Jim Furyk (2,3), Sergio García (2,3,6,7), Retief Goosen (2,6), Pádraig Harrington (2,6), Trevor Immelman (2,3), Miguel Ángel Jiménez (2,6), Dustin Johnson (2,4,5), Zach Johnson (2,4,5), Robert Karlsson (2,6), Shingo Katayama (2,9), Martin Kaymer (2,6), Anthony Kim (2,3), Justin Leonard (2,3), Hunter Mahan (2,3), Graeme McDowell (2,6), Rory McIlroy (2,7), Phil Mickelson (2,3,4,5), Geoff Ogilvy (2,4,5,7,10), Sean O'Hair (2), Louis Oosthuizen (2,7), Kenny Perry (2,3,4,5), Ian Poulter (2,6), Álvaro Quirós (2,7), Andrés Romero (2,3), Justin Rose (2), Rory Sabbatini (2), Adam Scott (2), Jeev Milkha Singh (2,6,8), Vijay Singh (2,3), Henrik Stenson (2,6,7), Richard Sterne (2,7,11), Steve Stricker (2,3,4,5), Camilo Villegas (2,3), Boo Weekley, Mike Weir (2,3,4), Lee Westwood (2,6), Oliver Wilson (2,6,7), Tiger Woods (2)

2. Top 50 players from the Official World Golf Rankings one week prior to event
Peter Hanson (6), Davis Love III

3. Top 30 from the final 2008 PGA Tour FedEx Cup points list
Briny Baird, Chad Campbell, Ken Duke, Dudley Hart, Ryuji Imada, Billy Mayfair, Carl Pettersson, Kevin Sutherland, D. J. Trahan, Bubba Watson

4. Top 10 from the PGA Tour FedEx Cup points list two weeks prior to event
Charley Hoffman, Pat Perez (5), Nick Watney (5)

5. Top 10 from the PGA Tour FedEx Cup points list one week prior to event
John Rollins, Yang Yong-eun

6. Top 20 from the final 2008 European Tour Order of Merit
Darren Clarke, Richard Finch, Søren Hansen, James Kingston, Søren Kjeldsen, Pablo Larrazábal

7. Top 10 from the European Tour Race to Dubai two weeks prior to event

8. Top 3 from the final 2008 Asian Tour Order of Merit
Mark Brown (10), Lin Wen-tang

9. Top 3 from the final 2008 Japan Golf Tour Order of Merit
Prayad Marksaeng, Azuma Yano

10. Top 3 from the final 2008 PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit
Rod Pampling

11. Top 3 from the final 2008 Sunshine Tour Order of Merit
Thomas Aiken, Garth Mulroy

Past champions in the field[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Place
Tiger Woods  United States 1999, 2002, 2003,
2005, 2006, 2007
71 70 68 68 277 −11 T9
Ernie Els  South Africa 2004 70 71 68 70 279 −9 T20
Mike Weir  Canada 2000 71 69 70 73 283 −5 T35
Geoff Ogilvy  Australia 2008 73 69 70 72 284 −4 T40

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

# Player Country Score To par
T1 Retief Goosen  South Africa 65 –7
Prayad Marksaeng  Thailand
Phil Mickelson  United States
Jeev Milkha Singh  India
T5 Pádraig Harrington  Ireland 66 –6
James Kingston  South Africa
Rod Pampling  Australia
Nick Watney  United States
T9 Sean O'Hair  United States 67 –5
Louis Oosthuizen  South Africa
Andrés Romero  Argentina
Camilo Villegas  Colombia
Oliver Wilson  England

Second round[edit]

# Player Country Score To par
1 Phil Mickelson  United States 65-66=131 –13
2 Nick Watney  United States 66-67=133 –11
T3 Rory McIlroy  Northern Ireland 68-66=134 –10
Kenny Perry  United States 70-64=134
T5 Prayad Marksaeng  Thailand 65-70=135 –9
Rod Pampling  Australia 66-69=135
Camilo Villegas  Colombia 67-68=135
T8 Jim Furyk  United States 68-68=136 –8
Dustin Johnson  United States 70-66=136
Søren Kjeldsen  Denmark 70-66=136
Louis Oosthuizen  South Africa 67-69=136
Ian Poulter  England 69-67=136
Álvaro Quirós  Spain 72-64=136
Jeev Milkha Singh  India 65-71=136

Third round[edit]

# Player Country Score To par
T1 Phil Mickelson  United States 65-66-69=200 –16
Nick Watney  United States 66-67-67=200
T3 Jeev Milkha Singh  India 65-71-68=204 –12
Camilo Villegas  Colombia 67-68-69=204
T5 Jim Furyk  United States 68-68-69=205 –11
Charley Hoffman  United States 68-70-67=205
Søren Kjeldsen  Denmark 70-66-69=205
Kenny Perry  United States 70-64-71=205
Álvaro Quirós  Spain 72-64-69=205
T10 Justin Leonard  United States 69-69-68=206 –10
Rory McIlroy  Northern Ireland 68-66-72=206
Rod Pampling  Australia 66-69-71=206

Final leaderboard[edit]

# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($)
1 Phil Mickelson  United States 65-66-69-69=269 –19 1,400,000
2 Nick Watney  United States 66-67-67-70=270 –18 820,000
3 Jim Furyk  United States 68-68-69-67=272 –16 470,000
4 Jeev Milkha Singh  India 65-71-68-70=274 –14 360,000
T5 Camilo Villegas  Colombia 67-68-69-71=275 –13 275,000
Oliver Wilson  England 67-70-72-66=275
T7 Thomas Aiken  South Africa 74-66-71-65=276 –12 192,500
Søren Kjeldsen  Denmark 70-66-69-71=276
T9 Justin Leonard  United States 69-69-68-71=277 –11 142,500
Rod Pampling  Australia 66-69-71-71=277
Kenny Perry  United States 70-64-71-72=277
Tiger Woods  United States 71-70-68-68=277

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gritty Mickelson ekes out WGC win". BBC Sport. March 15, 2009. Retrieved June 28, 2009. 

External links[edit]

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