Bridgestone Invitational Schedule
Each year as July turns into August golf fans all over the world know where to
find all of the best golf action: the Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. Each year, the tournament held at Firestone
Country Club attracts many of the best golfers in the world to participate in the celebrated Bridgestone Invitational which
is part of the World Golf Championships. The three day tournament also includes two days of practice rounds, offering golf
lovers the chance to spend several days taking in world class golf on one of the finest courses in the country. The list of
past winners of the Bridgestone Invitational is a veritable who's who of golf history and this year's event is once again
filled with modern day legends.
This year's Bridgestone Invitational will take place from Wednesday, July 30th through
Sunday August 3rd with the first two days being practice rounds and the last three competition days. Held at the prestigious
Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio the Bridgestone Invitational allows golf fans to see their favorite athletes competing
on one of the best courses in the world. You can choose to attend one day of the event or all five, but whichever you choose
you are sure to have an unforgettable time at the Bridgestone Invitational. Buy your tickets from StubHub today and start
making you plans to be in Akron in late July and early August.
Bridgestone Invitational PGA Tour
Tour is steeped in history and dates all the way back to 1929, although it was not until 1968, following a dispute over the
split of constantly rising revenue due to television contracts, that it split from the PGA to deal only with tour players
rather than also working as an organization for club professionals. The Bridgestone Invitational began play in 1976 and became
part of the World Series of Golf in 1999 as it continued to grow in popularity each year. Played on one of the most challenging
courses in the country at Firestone Country Club the tournament is always filled with drama and excitement. You never know
if the winner of the Bridgestone Invitational will be an established superstar or an up and coming golfer but with tickets
from StubHub you have the chance to find out in person as it all unfolds right before your eyes.
of the biggest names in the history of the sport have been crowned champions at Bridgestone Invitational including Tiger Woods,
Jack Nicklaus, Vijay Singh, Greg Norman, Phil Mickelson, Lee Trevino, and more. The 2014 Bridgestone Invitational roster is
guaranteed to be made up of all of the best golfers in the world looking to display their dominance. Taking place on one of
the best golf courses in the world, the top athletes in the sport know that the Bridgestone Invitational is an event not to
be missed and when you set foot in the grandstands you will understand why. Being invited to take part in the Bridgestone
Invitational is an honor in and of itself and once the golfers tee off they are looking to prove that they belong and none
of them want to leave with anything short of a championship. Whether it is a golfer hoping to make the world take notice or
an established veteran aiming to cement his legacy you can be sure that these golfers will be giving their all throughout
the long weekend and this will only benefit of the fans in the stands.
Golf is a great
spectator sport and it can be enjoyable sitting at home watching it on your fancy television but nothing compares to actually
being on the course and feeling the tension in the air as the top golfers in the world make their approach looking to make
a big move up the leader board. Walking a world class course on a stunning summer afternoon and witnessing the top golfers
in the world go up against one another is a thrill you will remember forever and one which will likely have you wanting to
never once again settle for watching from your couch again. As the tournament continues, the nervous tension builds and each
stroke becomes more and more important. The drama builds and this can be felt both by the golfers and the fans following them
from hole to hole holding their breath with each approach to the ball.
The Bridgestone Invitational
is an invite only tournament and players can earn an invitation by being part of the most recent Presidents Cup or Ryders
Cup, being ranked in the Official World Golf Ranking's top 50, winning a tournament ranked in the worldwide 115 or higher
in the past year, or winning other selected tour events. Every Bridgestone Invitational event but one has been held at Firestone
Country Club. The 2002 tournament was held at Sammamish, Washington's Sahalee Country Club.