2015 WGC – Bridgestone Invitational Preview: Leaderboard: TV Times

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WE’RE in for a couple of weeks of top golf with the World Golf Championships – Bridgestone Invitational beginning overnight and the year’s final major, the PGA Championship, at Whistling Straits to follow.

Current Invitational champion at the Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, is world No.1 Rory McIlroy who is still out with his soccer-induced ankle injury and is only a rough chance to make it next week.

Otherwise it will be a stellar field of 75 playing in the no cut event for the very healthy total prize purse of US$9,250,000, with US$1,570,000 going to the winner.

The field is made up of players inside the top fifty in the world rankings, the winners of selected events on various tours around the world, and 2014 Ryder Cup participants.

Australia has six representatives, including the in form Jason Day, Adam Scott, Marc Leishman, Steve Bowditch, Andrew Dodt and Nick Cullen.

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Meanwhile, Geoff Ogilvy is the defending champion at the alternate US PGA Tour event, the Barracuda Championship, which is a Modified Stableford tournament played at the Montreux Golf and Country Club in Reno Nevada.

2015 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational TV Times

Live Coverage on Fox Sports, with some eye-wateringly early start times AEST but there’s always the standard repeats … or the recorder.

Friday: 3:30am – 8:30am (FS2)

Saturday: 3:30am – 8:30am (FS2)

Sunday: 2:00am – 8:00am (FS3)

Monday: 2:00am – 8:00am (FS1)

2015 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Leaderboard

2015 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Leaderboard
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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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