Bridgestone Tournament Underway

Akron, OH - Area golfers are excited as ever, for a small amount of money, they can see their favorite professional golfer in action. The tournament began Monday.

Bridgestone's Firestone Country Club hosts a World Championship Golf event Aug. 22nd through Aug. 27th. Favorites like PGA Championship winner Tiger Woods will be out on the green stroking around.

Tickets are available at the gate and range from $125- $10.

The top three purses for the invitational are:

1. $1,300,000.00

2. $750,000.00

3. $450,000.00