The World Golf Championship at the Blue Monster at Doral is one of the most highly-anticipated matches in the PGA tour. One of only four matches sanctioned and organized by the International Federation of PGA tours, Doral is a dynamic four-day, 72-hole stroke play competition. Attracting the biggest names in the sport, this event offers a combined $8.5 million purse with $1.4 million going to the winner. The notorious Blue Monster course, designed by Dick Wilson, has hosted the PGA Tour for almost 50 years!
Around 75 eligible players compete for a spot at this tournament at sanctioned matches in the Asian Tour, the Sunshine Tour, the Japan Golf Tour and the European Tour. Top 10 players on the FedEx Cup list and the top 50 ranked players on the Official World golf ranking can also qualify. Past winners include Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson and Geoff Ogilvy. Tiger Woods has set and still holds many of the course records in this event such as the largest margin of victory (8 strokes), the largest lead at 54- and 36-holes (5 strokes) and the low finish winner (6-under at 66).
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The World Golf Championship at Doral, 4400 NW 87 Avenue, Miami, FL.