World Golf Championship

  • Rory McIlroy wins Bridgestone to claim world number one ranking August 4, 2014

    Rory McIlroy continued his dominating form when he won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational by two strokes on Sunday and regained the world number one ranking, replacing Australia's Adam Scott. McIlroy made a sizzling start to the final round with three consecutive birdies to quickly erase a three-stroke deficit and surge past Sergio...
  • Serigo Garcia leads McIlroy by three strokes at WGC-Bridgestone August 3, 2014

    Sergio Garcia maintained a three-stroke lead after the third round at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Saturday, while Rory McIlroy loomed large in second place as the two Europeans set the stage for another showdown. Two weeks after McIlroy staved off a final round challenge from Garcia to win the British Open,...
  • Tiger Woods coasts to seven-shot win at Bridgestone Invitational August 5, 2013

    Akron, Ohio: Tiger Woods eased to a seven-shot victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday, earning his 79th win on the PGA Tour and sounding an ominous warning to his rivals ahead of next week's PGA Championship. Seven strokes ahead overnight, the world number one left an elite field trailing in...
  • Snedeker aiming for first WGC win at Firestone July 31, 2013

    Akron, Ohio: Brandt Snedeker has yet to win one of the elite World Golf Championships (WGC) titles but the in-form American goes into this week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational firmly installed among the favourites. Snedeker joined Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar as the only players with multiple PGA Tour wins this...
  • Tiger thrives as McIlroy has rough day at Doral March 8, 2013

    Doral: The comments from the gallery picked up as Tiger Woods kept hitting it close and making birdies, and as Rory McIlroy looked as though he were just along for the ride in the Cadillac Championship. "You're the real No. 1, Tiger," a few fans shouted as the players walked to...
  • Kuchar downs Mahan to win WGC Match Play crown February 25, 2013

    Marana: Matt Kuchar derailed Hunter Mahan's bid to win back-to-back titles at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship with a 2&1 victory over his fellow American in the final on a wind-buffeted Sunday. Four up after nine holes on a chilly, sun-splashed afternoon at Dove Mountain, Kuchar fended off a Mahan...
  • Ian Poulter hopes to channel Ryder Cup magic November 14, 2012

    Melbourne: Ian Poulter converted his sparkling Ryder Cup form into his second World Golf Championship victory in Shenzhen earlier this month and will hope to maintain his strong finish to the year by defending his Australian Masters title. Poulter will battle former major winner Graeme McDowell and a determined local...
  • Tiger Woods blames fatigue for Shanghai pullout November 1, 2012

    Singapore: Tiger Woods said fatigue was the reason he skipped this week's World Golf Championship event in Shanghai. As Australian Adam Scott and South African Louis Oosthuizen grabbed the first-round lead at the $7 million event in China on Thursday, the 36-year-old Woods was holding a putting clinic for school children...
  • Woods happy with progress despite Abu Dhabi loss November 16, 2012

    London: Tiger Woods' joint third-place finish at the Abu Dhabi Championship showed the former world number one was getting closer to regaining his imperious form of old. For the opening three rounds in the desert heat of the Middle East, the 36-year-old American was almost metronomically accurate with his irons...
  • Atwal disappoints on final day, finishes 68th August 8, 2011

    Akron: Arjun Atwal carded six-over 76 in his error-filled final round that to finish 68th at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club here. Atwal finished at eight-over 288 for the week. Adam Scott played superb golf in the final round to win his first WGC title. The 31-year-old Australian...
  • Atwal slips at World Golf Championships August 6, 2011

    Akron, Ohio: A couple of late bogeys ruined Arjun Atwal's card as he turned in a three-over 73 and slipped to the tied 45th spot at the midway stage of the World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational here. Atwal, tied 18th overnight with Tiger Woods, had just one birdie against four...
  • Randhawa matches Tiger Woods shot-for-shot, closes gap November 6, 2009

    New Delhi: It's not always that an Indian almost matches Tiger Woods shot-for-shot. However, Indian golfer Jyoti Randhawa has done just that at the World Golf Championships in Shanghai. Randhawa finished the first round at 4 under par 68, one shot behind Tiger Woods who shot 67. That puts Randhawa at...
  • World Golf Championships losing spark August 30, 2006

    Akron (Ohio): No one would have stopped Shiv Kapur for an autograph if not for the golf shoes on his feet and the caddie at his side as he walked towards the practice range at Firestone Country Club. Even some of the players at the Bridgestone Invitational wondered who he was. Instead...