Storm roars through Doral just before Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson tee off
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 there
| March 10, 2011; 2:44 PM ET
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