29 Jul '14, 4pm

Fire & Stone: a history of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Fire & Stone: a history of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

By Nick Totten, europeantour.com at Firestone Country Club Known across the globe as a hot bed of molten rubber and steaming oatmeal – as home to tyre manufacturers and the well-known breakfast cereal alike – Akron, Ohio will once again play host to the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational this week. With a 76 man field set to take to Firestone Country Club’s South Course from Thursday, and 72-holes guaranteed for all, the third World Golf Championship of the year will once again act as the final piece in the majority of the contestant’s preparatory puzzle, ahead of the season’s final Major. If the US PGA Championship is Glory’s Last Shot, then these four rounds in Ohio are each player’s final opportunity to peak their efforts, with no player having left Akron with more momentum over the years than one Tiger Woods. The 14-time Major Champion has dominated the 7,189 yard par 70 lay...

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