Posts tagged with: "WGC-Bridgestone Invitational"

WATCH: How Hideki Matsuyama Won the WGC-Bridgestone View More
Hideki Matsuyama has six worldwide wins in his last 20 starts. (Photo Credit: Kyle Terada, USA Today)

WATCH: How Hideki Matsuyama Won the WGC-Bridgestone

For all the understandable conversation about whether Jordan Spieth or Rory McIlroy will be the player to beat in the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club this week, Hideki Matsuyama sent a simple message with his WGC-Bridgestone Invitational victory at Firestone Country Club. He is as dangerous as anyone. Taking…

NEWS: Rory Explains Caddie Split View More
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland speaks ot the media in a press conference during a preview day of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club. (Photo credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

NEWS: Rory Explains Caddie Split

AKRON, OHIO – Boiled down to its simplest form, Rory McIlroy ended his nine-year working relationship with caddie J.P. Fitzgerald because it was time. Player-caddie relationships aren’t forever – Phil Mickelson and Jim “Bones” Mackay are evidence of that – and McIlroy made the difficult decision to cut Fitzgerald loose…

Five Players to Watch: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Five Players to Watch: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

If the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational feels a touch out of kilter this week perhaps it’s because it’s being played earlier in the PGA Tour schedule to accommodate the Olympics (which so many players are planning to skip), several of the top European players have opted to play for double Ryder Cup…

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Amid The Drama, A Golf Tournament Broke Out

AKRON, OHIO | But for the distractions, we’d be calling the WGCBridgestone Invitational one of the best events in recent memory. You had everything: Rory, Rose, Rickie, Adam and Sergio, the Fab Five who lit up Liverpool, reunited at Firestone Country Club for a show that had fans squealing in…

Dustin Johnson Takes Leave From PGA Tour

Dustin Johnson will take an undetermined leave of absence from golf, according to a statement the No. 16-ranked player in the world released on Thursday afternoon. “I am taking a leave of absence from professional golf, effective immediately,” the statement read. “I will use this time to seek professional help…