How long is the Firestone South Course?
Firestone South—a par 70 course that will be 7,248 yards long this week—was the longtime host of the World Series of Golf (1976-98) and then the World Golf Championships event (1999-2018). Past Firestone winners in the field include David Frost, David Duval, Darren Clarke and Vijay Singh.
Are tickets on sale for the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship in Akron?
Tickets are on sale for the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship in Akron this summer. Scott Parel looks to putt during the final round in 2019. The Plain Dealer.
Is this the last PGA Tour event with Bridgestone as title sponsor?
It will also be the last year with Bridgestone as the title sponsor, with Kaulig Companies set to take over the role in 2023 (the event itself could also be renamed). Steve Stricker, a 12-time winner on the PGA Tour, returns as defending champion. The event sports a $3 million purse, with first place earning $450,000.
When is the PGA Tour’s Players Championship?
The tournament is set to be played at Firestone Country Club Wednesday, July 6, through Sunday, July 10. Defending champion Steve Stricker will compete against Ernie Els, Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer, Jim Furyk and others.