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After Further Review: Firestone lacking sizzle

Each week, GolfChannel.com takes a look back at the week in golf. Here’s what’s weighing on our writers’ minds. On the lack of buzz at Firestone … Back in its traditional spot on the schedule, one thing is clear: the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational lacks sizzle. Yes, Firestone Count… Golf on Yahoo! Sports – News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games PLEASE CLICK ...

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After Further Review: Firestone lacking sizzle

Each week, GolfChannel.com takes a look back at the week in golf. Here’s what’s weighing on our writers’ minds. On the lack of buzz at Firestone … Back in its traditional spot on the schedule, one thing is clear: the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational lacks sizzle. Yes, Firestone Count… Golf Channel – Golf Central Blog PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF ...

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Watch: DJ destroys 439-yard drive at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio – Leave it to Dustin Johnson to downplay the longest drive on the PGA Tour since 2013. Johnson uncorked a mammoth tee shot on the par-5 16th at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, barreling down a slope and ending up 439 yards from where it started. The drive was 11 yards longer than Johnson’s 428-yard bomb at Kapalua that previously ...

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Thomas Pieters takes 1-shot lead at Firestone

Rory McIlroy had his best friend on the bag and his best start on American soil in 18 months. For Jordan Spieth, it was more of the same with two long putts and another comment filled with bravado directed at his caddie. Both of them opened with a 3-under 67 at the Bridgestone Invitational, leaving th… Golf on Yahoo! Sports ...

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'Arnold Palmer Bridge' dedicated to golf legend at Firestone Country Club

Arnold Palmer is widely credited with introducing the once-exclusive game of golf to the masses. He also is credited with nicknaming one of the most famous holes in golf history, No. 16 on the South Course at Firestone Country Club. His connection to “The Monster” became official Wednesday afternoon when a plaque was dedicated on the stone structure that crosses ...

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Day-Spieth-McIlroy grouped at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio – Fans won’t be lacking for marquee groupings this week at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Firestone Country Club will play host to 76 of the game’s best as they make final tweaks before heading east for the PGA Champ… Golf on Yahoo! Sports – News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games

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Watch: How fast are the greens at Firestone? This fast!

Golfers would always prefer to leave uphill putts wherever possible, but it appears doing so will be particularly important at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio — one of golf’s iconic venues — is the host course for this week’s co-sanctioned European Tour and PGA Tour event. And one thing is clear: The greens at Firestone are incredibly fast. Check out what happened to ...

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