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Bridgestone celebrates opening of giant-tire plant

...corporate history.Taiko drummers welcomed Bridgestone executives from Japan to view the nearly...being the leader in the industry."Bridgestone has made significant investments in...America," he said at the ceremony.Bridgestone has 11 facilities throughout North America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-18/bridgestone
Rory McIlroy wins WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and gets back to No. 1

...Open, McIlroy wiped out a three-shot deficit in only three holes and closed with 4-under-par 66 on Sunday to win the Bridgestone Invitational and return to No. 1 in the world.And just like at Royal Liverpool two weeks ago, Boy Wonder made it look...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-03/rory-mcilroy-wins-wgc-bridge
Sergio Garcia stretches his lead in Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone

...Rory McIlroy, giving his 35-foot putt a little body English before it fell for birdie.Garcia never lost command of the Bridgestone Invitational on Saturday, even after a storm delay of just over three hours. He started with a three-shot lead, stretched...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-02/sergio-garcia-stretches-his-
Birdies help Woods bounce back at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio - Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational.Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys.Woods bounced back with birdies all three times that he made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-31/birdies-help-woods-bounce-ba
Back pain knocks Woods out of Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio - Tiger Woods was stricken with more back pain Sunday and withdrew after eight holes at the Bridgestone Invitational. He struggled to even take off his golf shoes before being driven away to an uncertain future.In his third tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-03/back-pain-knocks-woods-out-b
Sergio Garcia fires 61, takes Bridgestone lead

...best round of his career.Garcia one-putted the final 11 holes and made birdies on his last seven holes Friday in the Bridgestone Invitational to tie the course record at Firestone with 9-under-par 61 and take a three-shot lead into the weekend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-01/sergio-garcia-fires-61-takes
Bridgestone plant making off-road tires as expansion project continues

...history is more than halfway done, and Bridgestone is already making 9-foot tires while...largest investment in state history. Bridgestone is building a 1.5 million-square-foot...through a quality assurance process by Bridgestone. Brooks said he expects the tires coming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-17/new-bridgestone-facility-m
Bridgestone expects to replenish applicant pool in 2014

Bridgestone has hired about 300 people for its new tire...Steve Brooks, the chief project officer for Bridgestone Americas, who said the pool will need to be replenished in early 2014 as Bridgestone hires enough people to run the facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-25/bridgestone-expects-replen
Bridgestone unveils Aiken County plant expansion

Bridgestone wanted to make about nine more tires...created by a $346 million expansion at Bridgestone America's Aiken County plant. The...about 13,000 more radial tires a day.Bridgestone executives, South Carolina and Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-04-01/bridgestone
Tiger Woods coasts to victory in Bridgestone Invitational

...coast to a seven-shot victory at the Bridgestone Invitational for his eighth win at the...mind that he has already won both the Bridgestone and the PGA Championship in the same...2006 PGA (Buick) and 2007 PGA (Bridgestone).The victory was Woods' 79th on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-08-04/tiger-woods-coasts-victory-b