scott wins wgc


Adam Scott held his nerve to win the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone in Ohio on Sunday.

The Aussie shot an impressive 65 in the final round as a stellar chasing pack tried to close him down.

World No.1 Luke Donald and Rickie Fowler came second, four shots behind Scott while Rory McIlroy ended up tied sixth. Lee Westwood ended up in a solid eighth place.

It was the comeback event for Tiger Woods but he failed to shine as he stumbled to a tied for 37th place, 18 shots off the lead. And it was ironic that Woods sacked Caddie Steve Williams was on the bag for Scott.

Williams said afterwards that this was his greatest victory! He said: "I've caddied for 33 years - 145 wins now - and that's the best one I've ever had!"

Many would have thought it was Williams who had shot the final-round 65 as the fans chanted his name on the 18th hole. But Scott didn't seem to mind.

He said: "I was on it today. To win here, is huge."

Now the attention turns to the US PGA - the fourth and final Major of the year. It starts on Thursday at the Atlanta Athletic Golf Club and it looks set to be a corker with many of the world's top players hitting form.

Tiger Woods will be hoping to improve, although he was reasonably happy with his performance. He had only started hitting full shots a couple of weeks ago and there were occasional signs of the old magic.