Found August 03, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
AKRON, Ohio -- It took all of two days to understand the weekend belonged to Tiger Woods. So at the Bridgestone Invitational on Saturday, all Woods needed to do was act human. That he did, shooting a 2-under 68 to keep his seven-stroke lead built via a career-tying 61 in the second round. Now, Woods was far from remarkable in the third. He was just good, and that was good enough. "You know, today was a day that I didn't quite have it," said Woods. "But I scored. And that's the name of the game, posting a number, and I did today. I grinded my way around that golf course." For all his struggles and majors meltdowns of late, Woods typically finds solace in World Golf Championships such as this one at Firestone Country Club. Hes ended up in the top 10 a whopping 17 times in such events, including 17 first-place finishes. As for Firestone specifically, Woods has won here four straight (2005-09) and three straight (1999-2001) times. But as you can see by ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

PGA Tour: Evaluating the Bridgestone Invitational

Tiger Woods made a statement win this week at the World Golf Championship Bridgestone Invitational by winning by seven shots. This was his eighth victory at this tournament and 79th overall PGA win leaving him just three shy of Sam Snead’s record of 82 victories. This win also gave him his 18th career WGC victory while nobody else has more than three. Woods now has a nice cushion...

Tiger Woods Cruises to Seven-Shot Victory at Bridgestone Invitational, Earns 79th PGA Tour Title

AKRON, Ohio — Tiger Woods played safe and smart with a big lead, parring 16 holes in an even-par 70 Sunday to coast to a seven-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...

Tiger Woods Celebrates Bridgestone Invitational Win With Young Son Charlie (Video)

Tiger Woods‘ relationship with his later father Earl was well-documented, with the elder Woods playing a big role in the transformation of young Eldrick into Tiger on and off the golf course. Now a father himself, Tiger is getting his chance to expose his son to the game he knows and loves. Woods cruised to a seven-shot win Sunday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, and after...

Woods rolls to win at Bridgestone

Tiger Woods played safe and smart with a big lead, parring 16 holes in an even-par 70 Sunday to coast to a seven-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...

Nike Athlete Tiger Woods Captures 79th PGA Tour Victory

Nike Athlete Tiger Woods posted a career-tying best score of 61 in the second round of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational to build up a 7-stroke lead heading into the weekend -- and he never looked back. Woods maintained his impressive lead at Firestone Country Club to clinch his 18th World Golf Championship title and his first win with the VR_S Covert Tour driver since putting it...

Tiger Woods Shows Us Once Again Why He is the No. 1 Golfer in the World

People are either going to love or hate Tiger Woods, but there is one thing that no one can deny--the man can play some golf. Yeah, there are times when he looks more like one of us out there on the course with some of the things he does, but for the most part he looks like the best golfer in the world. Because he is. Keith Allison/Flickr Those in need of a reminder...

Tiger's round yields great fan moment

Tiger Woods absolutely sizzled on the golf course Friday, flirting with a 59 before "settling" for a 61 and a seven-shot lead after two rounds at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. The round recalled the happier, simpler times for Tiger, when he trampled over other golfers like so many insignificant blades of fairway grass. It also gave us a great visual. A birdie on the...

Tiger Woods shares moment with son Charlie after Bridgestone win

Tiger Woods has some superhuman abilities on the golf course, but he reminded us on Sunday that he is human and a family man. After winning the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational by seven strokes over the weekend, Woods was met by young son Charlie, who hung on his father’s shoulders as the golfer walked off [...]

PGA Tour: Tiger’s 61

Tiger Woods No matter what your thoughts are about Tiger Woods, his second round on Friday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational was simply stunning. Tiger shot 61 (3.39 was his average shots per hole) on Friday, five shots better than the next best score of the day, John Merrick’s 66.  Firestone CC has been more than friendly to Woods, having won this tournament seven times previous...

GIF: Tiger Woods marks first birdie of Sunday with some swagger

Tiger sank a birdie putt to get to 16-under overall while extending his already commanding lead to a whopping nine shots. His reaction? Pure swag, of course.

Tiger Woods celebrates PGA win with son: ‘This is the first win he’s ever been at’

Tiger Woods coasted to a seven-shot victory at the Bridgestone Invitational after parring 16 holes in an even-par 70 Sunday for his eighth win at the event. “As blustery as it was, it was going to be really hard for someone to shoot 62 or 63,” Woods said, via the Associated 

Woods leads Bridgestone at 9-under

Tiger Woods made a run at 59, one of the last items missing from his resume.

Tiger’s Blowout Win Lifts Bridgestone Invitational Overnights

Tiger Woods‘ eighth victory at the Bridgestone Invitational was also his second-lowest rated in the metered markets. Final round coverage of the PGA Tour Bridgestone Invitational drew a 3.8 overnight rating on CBS Sunday afternoon, [...]
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.