Monday, 29 February 2016
Dustin Johnson defends in Miami this week.  (European Tour)
Dustin Johnson defends in Miami this week. (European Tour)

Ahead of the first World Golf Championships event of the 2016 season, europeantour.com profiles the elite field assembled at Doral for the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

In the field, there are:

66 players from 20 different countries

35 European Tour members

10 WGC-Cadillac debutants
Byeong Hun An
Kristoffer Broberg
Matthew Fitzpatrick
Emiliano Grillo
Nathan Holman
Russell Knox
David Lingmerth
Thomas Pieters
Andy Sullivan
Jordan Zunic

3 players making their first WGC starts
Kristoffer Broberg
Nathan Holman
Jordan Zunic

48 of the top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking

Rory

13 Major winners with 24 titles combined
including…
Phil Mickelson (5)
Rory McIlroy (4)
Zach Johnson (2)
Martin Kaymer (2)
Jordan Spieth (2)
Bubba Watson (2)

5 current or former World Number Ones
Jordan Spieth (reigning)
Rory McIlroy
Jason Day
Adam Scott
Martin Kaymer

4 former winners of the WGC-Cadillac Championship
Dustin Johnson (2015)
Phil Mickelson (2009)
Patrick Reed (2014)
Justin Rose (2012)

13 former WGC winners with 15 victories
including two multiple winners…
Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy (two apiece)

Fitz

10 players under 25
(Youngest – Matt Fitzpatrick, 21)

6 players over 40
(Oldest – Phil Mickelson, 45)

22 Ryder Cup players

8 winners from The 2016 Race to Dubai
Charl Schwartzel (Alfred Dunhill Championship, Tshwane Open)
Marc Leishman (Nedbank Golf Challenge)
Nathan Holman (Australian PGA Championship)
Rickie Fowler (Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship)
Branden Grace (Commercial Bank Qatar Masters)
Danny Willett (Omega Dubai Desert Classic)
Marcus Fraser (Maybank Championship Malaysia)
Louis Oosthuizen (ISPS Handa Perth International)

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1SCOTT, AdamAUS18-12
2WATSON, BubbaUSA18-11
T3WILLETT, DannyENG18-10
T3MCILROY, RoryNIR18-10
5MICKELSON, PhilUSA18-9
6WALKER, JimmyUSA18-8

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