Tiger Woods had a 1-over-par 73 Friday that actually helped him move up the leaderboard on a day when there were no scores in the 60s at Doral.
Sergio Garcia must know by now to stock his bag with extra golf balls when venturing onto the Blue Monster course at Doral. On Friday, for the second time in two years, Garcia deposited a couple into a hazard, this time making a 9 on the par-5 10th hole.
James Driscoll matched the Puerto Rico Open record with a 9-under 63 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round.
Japan's Hiroshi Iwata and Yoshinobu Tsukada, China's Ashun Wu and Chinese Taipei amateur Cheng-Tsung Pan all qualified for the Open Championship through a 36-hole qualifier in Thailand on Friday.
Match Play champion Jason Day of Australia has withdrawn from the Cadillac Championship because of a thumb injury.
With a victory at the WGC-Cadillac Championship this week, Adam Scott is projected to move to No. 1, provided Tiger Woods finishes worse than sixth.
Europe captain Paul McGinley selected Sam Torrance and Des Smyth as two of his vice captains on Thursday for this year's Ryder Cup against United States at Gleneagles.
Verne Lundquist will receive the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting.
After several days of treatment for back spasms, Tiger Woods intends to compete in the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral beginning Thursday.