2011 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

The 2011 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational was the 13th WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, held August 4–7 at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Adam Scott was the winner on the South Course, four strokes ahead of Luke Donald and Rickie Fowler.[1][2] This tournament was the third of four World Golf Championships events held in 2011.

Golf tournament
2011 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
Tournament information
Dates August 4–7, 2011
Location Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Course(s) Firestone Country Club
South Course
Tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 7,400 yards (6,767 m)
Field 76 players
Cut None
Prize fund $8,500,000
5,804,071
Winner’s share $1,400,000
€972,148
Champion
Adam Scott
263 (−17)
 2010
2012 

Akron 
Location in the United States

Firestone CC
Location in Ohio

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The South Course was designed by Bert Way and redesigned by Robert Trent Jones in 1960.[3][4]

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 399 526 442 471 200 469 219 482 494 3702 410 418 180 471 467 221 667 400 464 3698 7400
Par 4 5 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 35 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 4 4 35 70

1. Playing members of the 2010 United States and European Ryder Cup teams.
Stewart Cink, Luke Donald (2,3,4), Rickie Fowler (2,3), Jim Furyk (2,3,4), Peter Hanson (2,3), Pádraig Harrington (5), Miguel Ángel Jiménez (2,3,4), Dustin Johnson (2,3,4), Zach Johnson (2,3), Martin Kaymer (2,3,4), Matt Kuchar (2,3,4), Hunter Mahan (2,3,4), Graeme McDowell (2,3,4), Rory McIlroy (2,3,4), Phil Mickelson (2,3,4), Edoardo Molinari (2,3,4), Francesco Molinari (2,3,4), Jeff Overton, Ian Poulter (2,3,4), Steve Stricker (2,3,4), Bubba Watson (2,3,4), Lee Westwood (2,3,4), Tiger Woods (2,3)

(Ross Fisher qualified but chose not to play.)[5]

2. The top 50 players from the Official World Golf Ranking as of July 25.[6]
Robert Allenby (3), Jonathan Byrd (4), Paul Casey (3,4), K. J. Choi (3,4), Darren Clarke (3,4), Jason Day (3), Ernie Els (3,4), Sergio García (3), Retief Goosen (3), Bill Haas (3), Anders Hansen (3), Ryo Ishikawa (3), Robert Karlsson (3,4), Kim Kyung-tae (3,4), Martin Laird (3,4), Matteo Manassero (3,4), Ryan Moore (3), Geoff Ogilvy (3), Louis Oosthuizen (3), Álvaro Quirós (3,4), Justin Rose (3), Charl Schwartzel (3,4), Adam Scott (3,4), Brandt Snedeker (3,4), David Toms (3,4), Bo Van Pelt (3), Nick Watney (3,4), Gary Woodland (3,4), Yang Yong-eun (3)

(Tim Clark withdrew with an elbow injury.)[7]

3. The top 50 players from the Official World Golf Ranking as August 1, 2011.[8]
Simon Dyson (4)

4. Tournament winners of worldwide events since the prior year’s tournament with an Official World Golf Ranking Strength of Field Rating of 115 points or more.
Stuart Appleby, Arjun Atwal, Aaron Baddeley, Keegan Bradley, Thomas Bjørn, Harrison Frazar, Lucas Glover, Richard Green, Charley Hoffman, Yuta Ikeda (5), Freddie Jacobson, Pablo Larrazábal, Thomas Levet, Alex Norén, Sean O’Hair, D. A. Points, Rory Sabbatini, Heath Slocum, Scott Stallings, Brendan Steele, Jhonattan Vegas, Mark Wilson

(Nicolas Colsaerts withdrew with an elbow injury.[7]Thomas Levet withdrew with an injury.[9])

5. The winner of selected tournaments from each of the following tours:

Sources[10][11]

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