Sergio Garcia is relishing the opportunity to continue his fine form at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational this week on one of his favourite courses.
Not much surprises Tiger Woods when it comes to golf. What it took to get back to competitive golf after undergoing back surgery earlier this year is another story. “There's no comparison between a knee and a back,” Woods said Wednesday from the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. “The knee is so much easier to deal with and rehab from than coming back from a back.
Sometimes the best form of defence is attack, and JC Ritchie used the advice in that adage admirably on Wednesday as he finished the first round of the R600,000 Vodacom Origins of Golf presented by Samsung tournament at St Francis Links in four-under-par 68.
As we continue the build-up to the third World Golf Championships of the year at Firestone CC, europeantour.com stats man Steve Doughty puts the spotlight on five to watch at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
The Claret Jug has racked up plenty of frequent flier miles since Rory McIlroy won The Open Championship at Royal Liverpool just over a week ago. McIlroy brought it with him to Belfast, Northern Ireland, to his home in South Florida and to this week's World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational.
Tyrone van Aswegen ranks 137th in the FedExCup standings, 12 places shy of making it to the playoffs. With the elite headed for WGC-Bridgestone Invitational this week there is a great chance for the South African to make some points and secure a spot at the PGA Tour’s season finale.
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.
Coming off a 69th-place finish and his highest career total score in The Open Championship, Tiger Woods spent the past week on vacation with his two kids and girlfriend Lindsey Vonn. “We had a good little time,” he said Monday during a press conference for the Deutsche Bank Championship, which Woods won in 2006 and benefits his foundation. “We toured a little bit and even played a little Putt-Putt, which I won every single time.”
Titch Moore is one of the few Sunshine Tour golfers based in Port Elizabeth and he’ll receive a hero’s welcome when he tees up at Vodacom Origins of Golf presented by Samsung at St. Francis Links this week.
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