AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Right when it looked as if Keegan Bradley would need birdie to force a playoff, he won the Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday with a par.
Bradley closed with a 6-under 64 and the final stroke was the most important — a 15-foot putt to save par from a plugged lie in the bunker.READ MORE: At Least 4 Taken To Hospital, 1 With Life-Threatening Injuries, After Crash On Edens Expressway At Lake Cook Road
Jim Furyk, who led for 71 holes, chopped up the 18th hole and made a double bogey to throw away a chance at his first win since the 2010 Tour Championship. Furyk missed the green from the fairway, barely got over a bunker into thick grass, chipped weakly to 5 feet and the bogey putt to force a playoff never had a chance.READ MORE: With Delta Variant Worries Mounting, COVID Testing Returns Alongside Vaccination At 2 New Chicago Area Sites
Along with winning, Bradley all but wrapped up a spot on the Ryder Cup team.MORE NEWS: On Third Day Of Lollapalooza, Concertgoers Advised To Bring Masks
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