After a month that saw the re-emergence of Phil Mickelson, the talent of young stars like Bill Haas and Hunter Mahan come through and the possible budding of a rivalry between Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, golf fans must be thrilled with the state of the game.
The excitement will continue into March, as a world-class field meets this week at the 2012 WGC-Cadillac Championship. With the Masters looming less than a month away, now is a great time to look at which players are performing and which are not, heading into the first major part of the season.
All the action from previous tournaments has built toward Doral, and the results this week will most certainly affect the golf scene in upcoming tournaments.
So, looking forward to one of the most important tournaments of this young season, here are the top five storylines to watch out for at Doral.