American rookie Webb Simpson took a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Barclays Classic Fedex Play-off tournament as world No.
Tiger Woods claimed his 70th PGA Tour title with a four-shot victory in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. Even by the world number one’s standards, this was a remarkable victory as he got the better of Ireland’s Padraig Harrington in a compelling last-round head to head
Padraig Harrington returned to top form ahead of his defense of the PGA Championship with a six-under-par 64 to lead the Bridgestone International. The Irishman has endured a miserable year after reshaping his swing, but his first round showing at Firestone Country Club in Ohio showed his hard work may be paying off. “Compared to the first six months of the year it’s obviously my low score of the year, my best score of the year,” he told reporters.
Veteran American golfer, Kenny Perry, has told CNN he is focused on winning this year’s U.S.