2006 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
Tournament information
Dates August 24–27, 2006
Location Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Course(s) Firestone Country Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 7,360
Field 78 players
Cut None
Prize fund $7,500,000
Winner's share $1,300,000
Champion
Tiger Woods
270 (–10), playoff
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The 2006 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational was a golf tournament that was contested from August 24–27, 2006 over the South Course at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. It was the eighth WGC-Bridgestone Invitational tournament, and the second of four World Golf Championships events held in 2006.

World number 1 Tiger Woods won the tournament to retain the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and claim his eleventh World Golf Championships title, which was his fifth Invitational title. He won in a playoff over Stewart Cink, who also shot a 10-under par 270.

Round summaries

First round

# Player Country Score To par
1 Adam Scott  Australia 63 –7
2 Jason Gore  United States 65 –5
3 Lucas Glover  United States 66 –4
T4 Michael Campbell  New Zealand 67 –3
Luke Donald  England
David Howell  England
Davis Love III  United States
David Toms  United States
Tiger Woods  United States
T10 Olin Browne  United States 68 –2
Chad Campbell  United States
Tim Clark  South Africa
Chris DiMarco  United States
Ernie Els  South Africa
José María Olazábal  Spain
Kevin Stadler  United States

Second round

# Player Country Score To par
1 Tiger Woods  United States 67-64=131 –9
2 Davis Love III  United States 67-65=132 –8
T3 Jim Furyk  United States 69-65=134 –6
Adam Scott  Australia 63-71=134
T5 Ernie Els  South Africa 68-67=135 –5
Lucas Glover  United States 66-69=135
Kevin Stadler  United States 68-67=135
8 Luke Donald  England 67-69=136 –4
T9 Stewart Cink  United States 70-67=137 –3
Robert Gamez  United States 70-67=137

Third round

# Player Country Score To par
1 Stewart Cink  United States 70-67-64=201 –9
T2 Paul Casey  England 69-69-64=202 –8
Davis Love III  United States 67-65-70=202
Tiger Woods  United States 67-64-71=202
5 Jim Furyk  United States 69-65-69=203 –7
6 Lucas Glover  United States 66-69-69=204 –6
T7 Ernie Els  South Africa 68-67-70=205 –5
Adam Scott  Australia 63-71-71=205
Kevin Stadler  United States 68-67-70=205
T10 Thomas Bjørn  Denmark 72-67-67=206 –4
Luke Donald  England 67-69-70=206
J. J. Henry  United States 70-68-68=206
David Toms  United States 67-74-65=206

Final leaderboard

# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($)
T1 Tiger Woods  United States 67-64-71-68=270 –10 1,300,000
Stewart Cink  United States 70-67-64-69=270 750,000
3 Jim Furyk  United States 69-65-69-68=271 –9 450,000
T4 Ángel Cabrera  Argentina 70-68-70-65=273 –7 246,250
Paul Casey  England 69-69-64-71=273
Lucas Glover  United States 66-69-69-69=273
Davis Love III  United States 67-65-70-71=273
T8 Luke Donald  England 67-69-70-68=274 –6 152,500
David Toms  United States 67-74-65-68=274
T10 J. J. Henry  United States 70-68-68-69=275 –5 120,000
Arron Oberholser  United States 70-71-69-65=275
Adam Scott  Australia 63-71-71-70=275

Sudden-death playoff

Player Score
18 17 18 17 Total
Tiger Woods 4 4 5 3 16
Stewart Cink 4 4 5 4 17

External links

  • Full results