Webb Simpson takes a one-shot lead into the second day of the Bridgestone Invitational, his first visit to the World Golf Championships event. Tiger Woods, chasing an eighth win at the tournament, is two shots back.
Henrik Stenson broke through for his first U.S. PGA Tour win since 2009 at golf’s Deutsche Bank Championship, pulling out a two-stroke victory in the second of four playoff events after two runner-up and two third-place finishes during the past two months.
Tiger Woods takes a seven-shot lead into today’s third round of the Bridgestone Invitational after tying his career best by shooting a 9-under-par 61 in the second round of the World Golf Championships event.
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are again atop golf’s hierarchy, renewing interest in their rivalry for this week’s PGA Championship, where Woods is seeking to end a five-year major drought and Mickelson is looking for his second straight win in a Grand Slam event.