15 Mar : Jeev Milkha Singh hopped back into contention after carding a roller-coaster four-under 68 in the penultimate round to grab a share of the third place at the USD 8.5 million World Golf Championships in Doral.
The reigning Asian number one was four shots behind joint leaders Phil Mickelson (69) and Nick Watney (67) of the United States with a total of 12-under 204.
Off the blocks with an eagle on the first hole, Jeev’s fortunes fluctuated slightly in between before he rounded off the day on a positive note."It was a great start. I holed a great putt on the first hole and eagled it. After that, up and down in between, but I came back," said Jeev.
After the first-hole eagle, the Indian dropped a couple of strokes but made amends with an equal number of birdies to make the two-under.The back-nine didn’t start as well and Jeev stumbled to a bogey on the 10th before getting his act together to stroke in his second eagle of the day.
"I think what got me going was on the 12th, I eagled it again. I made two eagles today, so that was good," he added on Sunday.He followed it up with a birdie on the 15th before parring the remaining holes at the Doral Golf Resort after starting the day tied for eighth.