Nick Watney Wins The 2011 WGC Cadillac Championship

Nick Watney overhauled fellow American Dustin Johnson to win the WGC Cadillac Championship in Florida.

Watney birdied the 18th for a five-under 67 to end 16 under and go one better than his runner-up spot in 2009.

Overnight leader Johnson (71) ended 14 under with Dane Anders Hansen and Italy’s Francesco Molinari. Nick Watney overhauled fellow American Dustin Johnson to win the WGC Cadillac Championship in Florida.

England’s Luke Donald, tied second overnight, could only manage a level-par 72 for 11 under, while Tiger Woods shot 66 to end 10th at eight under.

The big-hitting Johnson led Watney, Donald and another American Matt Kuchar by two shots after round three, and was tied for the lead with Watney heading into the final few holes before ceding the initiative when he made his first bogey on the 16th.

Final leaderboard: -16 Nick Watney (US) -14 Dustin Johnson (US) -13 Dane Anders Hansen (Denmark), Francesco Molinari (Italy) -12 Matt Kuchar (US) -11 Adam Scott (Australia), Luke Donald (England) -10 Rickie Fowler (US)

Selected others: -8 Tiger Woods (US), Padraig Harrington (Ireland), Martin Laird (Scotland), Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) -6 Lee Westwood (England), Paul Casey (England) -4 Martin Kaymer (Germany) +1 Justin Rose (England), Graeme McDowell (Northern Ireland) +2 Ian Poulter (England) +7 Rhys Davies (Wales), Ross Fisher (England)

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