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Posted at 2:44 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Storm roars through Doral just before Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson tee off

By Cindy Boren

Heavy rains and strong winds tore through the site of the WGC-Cadillac Championship today in Doral, Fla., minutes before Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were to tee off.

According to tournament officials, 17 trees were ripped out of the ground and a TV tower and leaderboard were demolished by winds that reached 52 miles per hour. Players were called into the clubhouse at 11:45 a.m. and officials hoped to have them back on the course by 2:30.

"It really was like a hurricane," Vijay Singh told the Golf Channel.

There are tv towers in bunkers, the main scoreboard has blown over, the course will take a little while to get ready, hope we get out thereless than a minute ago via Twittelator

By Cindy Boren  | March 10, 2011; 2:44 PM ET
Categories:  Golf, Tiger Woods  
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Miss it, Tiger -- miss it for Elin.......

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