Reed on a roll, wins a World Golf Championship

Patrick Reed watches his shot on the 11th hole during the final round of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Patrick Reed watches his shot on the 11th hole during the final round of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

DORAL, Fla. (AP) – Patrick Reed won the Cadillac Championship for this third PGA Tour title in seven months, and this was a big one.

Dressed in a red shirt he always wears on Sunday – with Tiger Woods in the group ahead of him – Reed made back-to-back birdies on Nos. 3 and 4 at Doral to pull away early. He played the 18th conservatively and made bogey for an even-par 72 and a one-shot victory over Bubba Watson and Jamie Donaldson of Wales.

At 23, Reed became the youngest winner of a World Golf Championship.

Woods failed to make a birdie in the final round for the first time in his career and closed with a 77, matching his worst Sunday score ever.

It was the second straight time Reed has won wire-to-wire.

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