McIlroy wins Honda Classic

golf-mcilroy04-360

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.

View Current Golf Odds

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)

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Golf Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail WGC-Mexico Championship Picks The 2019 WGC-Mexico Championship tees off on Thursday morning and features a very strong field of golfers. Here’s some betting options for this weekend’s event.
Thumbnail Genesis Open Predictions The 2019 Genesis Open tees off on Thursday morning out in the Pacific Palisades. Here’s three golfers we like to contend for the win this weekend.
Thumbnail Pebble Beach Pro-Am Predictions The 2019 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am tees off on Thursday morning out on the coast of California. Here’s three golfers we...
Thumbnail Waste Management Phoenix Open Picks The 2019 Waste Management Phoenix Open tees off on Thursday morning in Arizona. Here are some golfers we think can contend for the...
Thumbnail Desert Classic Predictions The 2019 Desert Classic will get underway on Thursday morning in California. Here’s some of the golfers we think will contend for the win this weekend.