WGC Cadillac Championship Preview

Doral’s ‘Blue Monster’ is what awaits perhaps the best quality field to play in 2016 this week. The Cadillac Championship is the first World Golf Championship of the calendar year, following on this season from the WGC HSBC Champions in November. That tournament produced a somewhat surprise winner in Russell Knox who recorded a first career victory in Shanghai. That week is notable for Rory McIlroy’s food poisoning and Dustin Johnson hitting one of the greatest drives in the modern era of Golf.

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Why Vautour is more of a Gold Cup horse than Don Poli

Throughout the season, a clear narrative has developed. It goes that Don Poli is an animal possessing endless stamina who will relish battling up Cleeve Hill when all others have cried enough and that Vautour, on the other hand, is a flashy horse who does not possess the required stamina for an attritional test such as the Gold Cup. In my opinion, this theory is a victim of recency bias.

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