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Simultaneous Tournament: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
$3,000,000 Reno-Tahoe Open Field
Montreux Golf and Country Club
Par 72 - 7472 Yards
Reno, Nevada
Aug 4 - Aug 7, 2011
Blake Adams
Stephen Ames
Alex Aragon
Woody Austin
Briny Baird
Rich Barcelo
Craig Barlow
Chris Baryla
Cameron Beckman
Rich Beem
Notah Begay III
Shane Bertsch
Matt Bettencourt *
Jason Bohn
Steven Bowditch
Joseph Bramlett
D.J. Brigman
Bud Cauley
Greg Chalmers
Michael Connell
Ben Curtis
John Daly
Brian Davis
Chris DiMarco
James Driscoll
Joe Durant
David Duval
Steve Elkington
Bob Estes
Todd Fischer
Steve Flesch
Robert Gamez
Robert Garrigus
Bobby Gates
Fabian Gomez
Andres Gonzales
Scott Gordon
Paul Goydos
Nathan Green
Mathias Gronberg
Scott Gutschewski
Hunter Haas
Todd Hamilton
J.P. Hayes
David Hearn
Mark Hensby
Jim Herman
Tim Herron
Justin Hicks
Creighton Honeck
Billy Horschel
Lee Janzen
Richard S. Johnson
Kent Jones
Matt Jones
Sung-hoon Kang
Skip Kendall
Bio Kim
Kevin Kisner
Colt Knost
Derek Lamely
Marc Leishman
Justin Leonard
Michael Letzig
Frank Lickliter II
Bill Lunde
Jarrod Lyle
Will MacKenzie
John Mallinger
Ben Martin
David Mathis
Troy Matteson
Len Mattiace
Bob May
Billy Mayfair
Scott McCarron
William McGirt
Parker McLachlin
Matt McQuillan
Rocco Mediate
John Merrick
Troy Merritt
Shaun Micheel
Zack Miller
Bryce Molder
Kevin Na
Nick O'Hern
Joe Ogilvie
Jose Maria Olazabal
Rod Pampling
Carl Paulson
Cameron Percy
Pat Perez
Tom Pernice, Jr.
Tim Petrovic
Scott Piercy
Martin Piller
Aron Price
Dicky Pride
Alex Prugh
Ted Purdy
Brett Quigley
Jeff Quinney
Jeffrey Rangel
Chez Reavie
Jim Renner
Tag Ridings
Chris Riley
Alexandre Rocha
Jason Schmuhl
Mike Small
Nate Smith
Scott Smith
Kevin Stadler
Paul Stankowski
Will Strickler
Daniel Summerhays
Vaughn Taylor
Josh Teater
Roland Thatcher
Michael Thompson
Chris Tidland
Peter Tomasulo
D.J. Trahan
Martin Trainer
Kirk Triplett
Omar Uresti
Boo Weekley
Jay Williamson
Garrett Willis
Dean Wilson
* - Defending Champion
Those not lucky enough to qualify for the WGC will be in Nevada for the Reno-Tahoe Open. Last year, this event was held opposite the British Open. Though it remains an opposite event, it is being played three weeks later than it was in 2010. Matt Bettencourt recovered from a third-round, three-over 75 to post a 68 in the final round, rallying from three strokes down to earn his first PGA Tour title. It was not without drama, though. On the final hole, Bettencourt stumbled to a bogey and watched his playing partner Bob Heintz line up a birdie chance. If Heintz converted, the duo would have headed to a playoff. Heintz missed that putt, though, to give Bettencourt the title. Third-round leader Scott McCarron stumbled to a nine-over 81 to fall into a share of 35th place. With 78 of the best players in the world playing at the Bridgestone Invitational, world No. 76 Robert Garrigus will be the highest-ranked player at Montreux Golf & Country Club this week. Golf Channel has coverage of all four rounds. Next week is the final major championship of 2011 for the PGA Tour. Martin Kaymer beat Bubba Watson by one stroke in a three-hole playoff to win the PGA Championship last year. That came after Dustin Johnson was penalized for grounding his club in a bunker on the 72nd hole to lose his spot in the playoff.