Tiger Woods played safe and smart with a big lead, parring 16 holes in an even-par 70 Sunday to coast to a 7-shot victory at the Bridgestone Invitational for his eighth win at the event — matching the PGA Tour record he shares for victories in a single tournament.
After a second-round 61 in which he flirted with 59, Woods ended up at 15-under 265 to easily beat defending champ Keegan Bradley and Henrik Stenson.To read more or comment...
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem can’t imagine moving the Bridgestone Invitational to another venue.
Especially since he said the first player he would have to ask would be Tiger Woods, poised to win his eighth championship at Firestone Country Club Sunday.To read more or comment...
No. 1 tee
8:10 a.m.: Jaco Van Zyl
8:15 a.m.: Toru Taniguchi, Daniel Popovic
8:25 a.m.: Tommy Gainey, Brett Rumford
8:35 a.m.: Derek Ernst, Kevin Streelman
8:45 a.m.: Scott Piercy, Billy Horschel
8:55 a.m.: Mikko Ilonen, Satoshi Kodaira
9:05 a.m.: Martin Laird, Shane Lowry
9:15 a.m.: Ken Duke, Jason Day
9:25 a.m.: Carl Pettersson, Jonas Blixt
9:35 a.m.: David Lynn, Sergio Garcia
9:45 a.m.: Brian Gay, D.A. Points
9:55 a.m.: Dustin Johnson, Sang-Moon Bae
10:05 a.m.: Nicolas Colsaerts, Russell Henley
10:15 a.m.: Branden Grace, Stephen Gallacher
10:25 a.m.: Richie Ramsay, Matteo Manassero
10:35 a.m.: Paul Casey, Thorbjorn Olesen
10:45 a.m.: Boo Weekley, Nick Watney
10:55 a.m.: Ernie Els, Michael Thompson
11:05 a.m.: Graeme McDowell, Lee Westwood
11:15 a.m.: Charl Schwartzel, Brandt Snedeker
11:25 a.m.: Francesco Molinari, Webb Simpson
11:35 a.m.: Paul Lawrie, Bo Van Pelt
11:45 a.m.: Matt Kuchar, Gonzalo Fdez-Castano
11:55 a.m.: Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Peter Hanson
12:05 p.m.: Jamie Donaldson, Harris English
12:15 p.m.: Hideki Matsuyama, Angel Cabrera
12:25 p.m.: Rory McIlroy, Ryan Moore
12:35 p.m.: Justin Rose, Martin Kaymer
12:45 p.m.: Phil Mickelson, Ian Poulter
12:55 p.m.: Bubba Watson, Jim Furyk
1:05 p.m.: Richard Sterne, John Merrick
1:15 p.m.: Steve Stricker, Rickie Fowler
1:25 p.m.: Adam Scott, Zach Johnson
1:35 p.m.: Miguel A. Jimenez, Keegan Bradley
1:45 p.m.: Bill Haas, Chris Wood
1:55 p.m.: Jason Dufner, Luke Donald
2:05 p.m.: Tiger Woods, Henrik Stenson
KELLY BARNES: Please welcome Tiger Woods to the interview room. Tiger, you've got a seven‑shot lead going into Sunday. You obviously have an impeccable record. When you hold the lead going into the final round, talk to us a little bit about how you feel heading into Sunday.
TIGER WOODS: Yeah, I feel pretty good. You know, today was a day that I didn't quite have it, but I scored. And that's the name of the game is posting a number, and I did today. Grinded my way around that golf course today. It was playing a little blustery.To read more or comment...
Tiger Woods shot a 68 during the third round Saturday afternoon and remains with a commanding lead at 15 under in the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club.
Henrik Stenson is under 8 and alone in second place, and Jason Dufner is in third at 7 under.To read more or comment...
CBS Sports will be live streaming third-round coverage of the Bridgestone Invitational today.
Here is the link.To read more or comment...
No. 1 tee
11:10 a.m.: Brandt Snedeker, Brian Gay, Graeme McDowell
11:20 a.m.: Richie Ramsay, Thorbjorn Olesen, D.A. Points
11:30 a.m.: Adam Scott, Ian Poulter, Russell Henley
11:40 a.m.: Justin Rose, Matteo Manassero, Dustin Johnson
11:50 a.m.: Martin Kaymer, Paul Lawrie, Rory McIlroy
Noon: Ryan Moore, Hideki Matsuyama, Miguel A. Jimenez
12:10 p.m.: Francesco Molinari, Angel Cabrera, Paul Casey
12:20 p.m.: Jamie Donaldson, Zach Johnson, Webb Simpson
12:30 p.m.: Steve Stricker, Rickie Fowler, Harris English
12:40 p.m.: Richard Sterne, John Merrick, Kiradech Aphibarnrat
12:50 p.m.: Luke Donald, Jason Dufner, Bubba Watson
1 p.m.: Bill Haas, Henrik Stenson, Jim Furyk
1:10 p.m.: Tiger Woods, Keegan Bradley, Chris Wood
No. 10 tee
11:10 a.m.: Nicolas Colsaerts, Lee Westwood, Peter Hanson
11:20 a.m.: Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson, Matt Kuchar
11:30 a.m.: Michael Thompson, Boo Weekley, Nick Watney
11:40 a.m.: Satoshi Kodaira, David Lynn, Gonzalo Fdez-Castano
11:50 a.m.: Bo Van Pelt, Carl Pettersson, Branden Grace
Noon: Scott Piercy, Jonas Blixt, Ken Duke
12:10 p.m.: Tommy Gainey, Mikko Ilonen, Sang-Moon Bae
12:20 p.m.: Jason Day, Sergio Garcia, Martin Laird
12:30 p.m.: Toru Taniguchi, Charl Schwartzel, Shane Lowry
12:40 p.m.: Stephen Gallacher, Billy Horschel, Derek Ernst
12:50 p.m.: Kevin Streelman, Brett Rumford
1 p.m.: Jaco Van Zyl, Daniel Popovic
Tiger Woods shot a 61 on Friday to go to 13 under after two rounds of the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club.
Here is his post-round interview transcript:To read more or comment...
Because of rain forecast for Saturday morning at the Bridgestone Invitational, tee times for the third round at Firestone Country Club have been pushed back, PGA Tour officials announced.
Players will go off two tees in threesomes starting at 11 a.m., with the final group expected to tee off about 1 p.m.To read more or comment...
Defending champion Keegan Bradley birdied the first two holes of his round (Nos. 10-11) to catch Webb Simpson, the first-round leader, this morning in the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club.
Simpson doesn't tee off until 1:40 p.m.To read more or comment...
The second round is Friday at Bridgestone Invitational. TV coverage this week will be on Golf Channel and CBS Sports. There also is live streamiing available.
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Here are the second-round tee times for the Bridgestone Invitational:
No. 1 tee groups
8:40 a.m. Derek Ernst, Richard Sterne
8:50 a.m. John Merrick, Brett Rumford
9 a.m. Francesco Molinar, Sang-Moon Bae
9:10 a.m. Paul Lawrie, Jamie Donaldson
9:20 a.m. D.A. Points, Toru Taniguchi
9:30 a.m. Jim Furyk, Charl Schwartzel
9:40 a.m. Martin Laird, Zach Johnson
9:50 a.m. David Lynn, Carl Pettersson
10 a.m. Paul Casey, Branden Grace
12:30 p.m. Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Harris English
12:40 p.m. Gonzalo Fdez-Castano, Michael Thompson
12:50 p.m. Jason Dufner, Chris Wood
1 p.m. Daniel Popovic, Boo Weekley
1:10 p.m. Tiger Woods, Hideki Matsuyama
1:20 p.m. Dustin Johnson, Adam Scott
1:30 p.m. Graeme McDowell, Billy Horschel
1:40 p.m. Lee Westwood, Webb Simpson
1:50 p.m. Bubba Watson, Miguel A. Jimenez
No. 10 tee groups
8:40 a.m. Mikko Ilonen
8:50 a.m. Steve Stricker, Martin Kaymer
9 a.m. Satoshi Kodaira, Richie Ramsay
9:10 a.m. Angel Cabrera, Thorbjorn Olesen
9:20 a.m. Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler
9:30 a.m. Bill Haas, Ernie Els
9:40 a.m. Rory McIlroy,Brandt Snedeker
9:50 a.m. Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose
10 a.m. Matt Kuchar, Jason Day
10:10 a.m. Luke Donald, Keegan Bradley
12:30 p.m. Matteo Manassero, Scott Piercy
12:40 p.m. Brian Gay, Jaco Van Zyl
12:50 p.m. Jonas Blixt, Ryan Moore
1 p.m. Ken Duke, Henrik Stenson
1:10 p.m. Shane Lowry, Nick Watney
1:20 p.m. Bo Van Pelt, Stephen Gallacher
1:30 p.m. Tommy Gainey, Nicolas Colsaerts
1:40 p.m. Ian Poulter, Kevin Streelman
1:50 p.m. Peter Hanson, Russell Henley
Credit caddie Paul Tesori with an assist for American golfer Webb Simpson’s impressive opening round Thursday at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational.
Simpson sought advice from Tesori and proceeded to card a 6-under-par 64 on the South Course at Firestone Country Club. His 64 featured eight birdies and two bogies, and has him atop the leaderboard of 73 names at the conclusion of Day One in the four-day event.To read more or comment...
Webb Simpson shot a 64 to lead the first round of the Bridgestone Invitational. About half of the golfers have completed their rounds.
Here is Simpson's transcript from his post-round interview:To read more or comment...
Swedish golfer Henrik Stenson had the early lead and finished his day with a 5-under 65.
Here is the transcript of this interivew:To read more or comment...
The first round is under way at Bridgestone Invitational. TV coverage this week will be on Golf Channel and CBS Sports. There also is live streamiing available.
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Henrik Stenson of Sweden grabbed the early lead at 3 under by rolling in a birdie on No. 1 and by holing a nearly 32-foot putt for an eagle on No. 2.
Five others are 1 under.To read more or comment...