McIlroy wins Honda Classic


PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - (TheSpread) – Rory McIlroy secured the top spot in the world golf rankings on Sunday as he won the 2012 PGA Honda Classic.

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McIlroy was consistent all weekend, shooting under par in each of his rounds. He finished the tournament 12-under par after shooting a 1-under 69 on Sunday. He finished two shots ahead of Tiger Woods, who placed second at 10-under overall.

According to oddsmakers, McIlroy had odds of 8/1 to win this tournament entering the weekend, meaning a $100 wager on McIlroy will pay out an additional $800.

Woods struggled throughout the week but put together a tremendous final round, shooting an 8-under 62 to climb up the leader board. Woods finished his round with an eagle on the 18th hole.

Lee Westwood also had a big Sunday, shooting a 7-under 63 to finish in fourth place at 8-under for the tournament.

For top 5 results from the 2012 Honda Classic, see below

Honda Classic Top 5 Results

1 Rory McIlroy -12 (268)

T2 Tiger Woods -10 (270)

T2 Tom Gillis -10 (270)

4 Lee Westwood -8 (272)

T5 Charl Schwartzel -7 (273)

T5 Justin Rose -7 (273)

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