Tiger Woods impact on The Bridgestone Invitational

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Love him or hate him Tiger Woods' surprise participation in next week's Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament is expected to boost the local economy.

The tournament typically pumps some 40 million dollars into the local economy.

But after an 11 week layoff coupled with the golfer's scandalous past, interest in the event seems even higher which could translate into a greater economic boost.

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