Thursday 3rd August 2017

Event of the day

Our event of the day...

is the first day of the 19th WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on the South Course of Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. The 76 player field from 19 different nations will be fighting it out until Sunday evening - there is no cut in this event reflecting the smaller number of players competing.

Past champions Dustin Johnson who won last year, Rory McIlroy who won in 2014 and Adam Scott who won in 2011 are all in the talented field. Open Champion Jordan Spieth, Masters Champion Sergio García and US Open Champion Brooks Koepka are all present too as we sit just a week away from the final Major of the year when the PGA Championship starts at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina. With all these world-class players featuring in the tournament it is set up for a thrilling four days of excellent golf.

Honourable mentions...

around the globe go to the UEFA Women’s Euro semi-finals where Denmark take on Austria in Breda and the Netherlands play England in Enschede.

It is round 1 of the Super League Super 8's as Castleford Tigers clash with St. Helens at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle in Castleford. There are five T20 Blast matches going on with Middlesex against Hampshire at Lord's the pick of the games. It is the first day of the second test match between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo. The 42nd Women’s British Open starts at the Kingsbarns Golf Links in Fife.

Whatever you’re watching, enjoy!

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