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World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational
Firestone Country Club, Akron, OH
Previous Winner: Tiger Woods
Montreux Golf & Country Club, Reno, NV
Previous Winner: Gary Woodland
3 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Johnson said in a statement Thursday he was taking a leave of absence to seek professional help for "personal challenges" that brought an end to his season.
3 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
The PGA Tour denied Friday that Dustin Johnson has been suspended, this after an online report earlier in the day said the golfer was banned for six months after failing a drug test for a third time.
4 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin
Kristen Gillman completed a record-breaking victory Friday in the Junior PGA Championship, and Sam Burns won the boys' division at Miramont.
5 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
He had no trouble identifying the best round of his career. Garcia one-putted the final 11 holes and made birdies on his last seven holes Friday in the Bridgestone Invitational to tie the course record at Firestone with a 9-under 61 and take a three-shot lead.
6 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Sergio Garcia has tied the course record at Firestone by closing with seven straight birdies for a 9-under 61. The record-tying round Friday gave Garcia a three-shot lead over Justin Rose going into the weekend at the Bridgestone Invitational.
7 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
Tuesday qualifier Marco Dawson shot a 9-under 63 on Friday to take the lead in the Champions Tour's 3M Championship, leaving Bernhard Langer a stroke back five days after the German star's record-breaking victory in the Senior British Open.
9 hrs ago | Fox Sports Radio 1340 AM
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the reason Ravens RB Ray Rice was given a 2 game suspension was because he was a 1st time violator of the NFL personal conduct policy.
11 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald
On which course did this take place? 17. John Mahaffey owns the PGA Championship record for the greatest final-round comeback at seven strokes.
15 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald
No. 1, 446 yards, par 4: A relatively benign opening hole that bends to the left, though players should be careful not to hit too close to the left side of the fairway and have trees affecting the second shot.
16 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Last year: Jason Dufner, who lost a four-shot lead with four holes to play in the 2011 PGA Championship, atoned for that collapse by closing with a 68 for a two-shot victory over Jim Furyk.
Blayne Barber was one of five players to card a 7-under 63 on Thursday and claim a share of the Stonebrae Championship lead before play was suspended by darkness.
Faxon worked briefly for NBC Sports and most recently for Golf Channel. He will serve as the lead studio analyst and a hole announcer for Fox, which has signed a 12-year deal to broadcast the U.S. Open and other USGA events starting next year.
Nick Watney had a bogey-free first round and he holds a 2-point lead using the Modified Stableford scoring system at the Barracuda Championship.
Woods bounced back with birdies all three times that he made mistakes, opening with a 2-under 68 on a soft, gentle day for scoring at Firestone.
Justin Rose gave himself a belated birthday present with a brilliant opening round in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron on Thursday.
US golfer Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," a swift end to his season that will keep him from playing the U.S PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs, and the Ryder Cup.
AKRON, Ohio -- Dustin Johnson announced Thursday he will take a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges."
While the statement he released through his management company offered no details, Johnson would not be at the PGA Championship next week at Valhalla Golf Club and could miss the Ryder Cup.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 08:26 pm
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