Rose won the tournament by one stroke over Bubba Watson for his 11th professional title and fourth on the PGA Tour. The championship was worth $1.4 million and boosts him from No. 22 to seventh in the rankings.
Charl Schwartzel finished tied for fourth at Doral and moves from ninth to No. 6 this week.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy was third in the tournament and created a little space between himself and second-ranked Luke Donald, who tied for sixth in the Cadillac event. McIlroy has a rankings points average of 9.781 and Donald is at 9.085.
Dustin Johnson falls from eighth to 12th with an average of 4.895.
The winner of the other PGA event Sunday -- the Puerto Rico Open -- was George McNeill, whose ranking improves 70 spots to No. 106.