Featured groups: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
European Tour PGA Championship Tiger Woods News

Featured groups: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational


Tiger Woods begins his search for an eighth WGC-Bridgestone Invitational title paired with the other three-time winner on a major tour this year.

Woods will play with Branden Grace, three times a winner this year on the European Tour, at Firestone CC. They start at 1:50 p.m. from the first tee on Thursday.

A pair of major champions from this year are together, as Open champion Ernie Els and Masters winner Bubba Watson start at 9:30 a.m. from the 10th tee.

Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner, the two contestants in the playoff for last year's PGA Championship, will play together as well. They start at 9:50 a.m.

Long hitters Dustin Johnson and Alvaro Quiros will go together, playing 10 minutes before Woods and Grace from the first.

Phil Mickelson draws world No. 1 Luke Donald at 10 a.m. on the 10th, while Rory McIlroy looks to get back on track with Ryo Ishikawa at 1:20 p.m at the opening hole.

Defending champion Adam Scott will get his first competitive round in since his Lytham slow burn with Matt Kuchar on the 10th at 9:40 a.m.


New subscribers to our weekly email newsletter in July will be entered to win 6 Matt Kuchar Bridgestone caps and two dozen Tour B XS golf balls!

Rules and regulations: By submitting your email address, you agree to join both the Golf News Net and Bridgestone Golf email lists. To be eligible for our prizes, you must remain a subscriber on our list through the end of the contest month. If your email address disappears, it worked!

About the author

Ryan Ballengee

Ryan Ballengee is founder and editor of Golf News Net. He has been writing and broadcasting about golf for over a decade, working for NBC Sports, Golf Channel, Yahoo Sports and SB Nation. Ballengee lives in the Washington, D.C. area with his family. He used to be a good golfer.

Ballengee can be reached by email at ryan[at]thegolfnewsnet.com

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment