Donning a red shirt and black pants on Sunday, Patrick Reed warmed up on the range next to Tiger Woods, who was wearing his trademark outfit — it was a curious sight, but apparently it didn’t bother the 23-year-old who has admitted to idolizing the world’s no. 1.
Reed went on to shoot an even-par 72 and complete a wire-to-wire victory to capture the Cadillac Championship at the newly-renovated Trump National Doral. At 23 years, 7 months and 4 days, he became the youngest winner of a World Golf Championship event, breaking the record Woods’ once held.
With a leaderboard heading into the final round that included Woods, Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Hunter Mahan and Jason Dufner, Reed, who had already won twice on the PGA Tour in the last seven months, was up against the toughest test of his career. But, no big deal. Just ask him. (continue reading…)