Tiger sends timely warning to rivals

AKRON, Ohio - Tiger Woods sent out an ominous warning to his rivals for this week's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota, by winning his fifth PGA Tour title of the year at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday.

AKRON, Ohio - Tiger Woods sent out an ominous warning to his rivals for this week's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota, by winning his fifth PGA Tour title of the year at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday.

The American world number one overhauled Irishman Padraig Harrington to triumph by four strokes, claiming his 70th career victory on the circuit and his second in successive weeks.

"It feels good," Woods told reporters after signing off with consecutive rounds of five-under-par 65 at Firestone Country Club. "I've always felt comfortable here.

"It's going to be a quick turnaround," he said, referring to the final major of the season at Hazeltine National Golf Club. "I'll be out there tomorrow so I'll celebrate (this) quickly."

Asked if there was any particular aspect of his game that needed refining before the PGA Championship, Woods replied: "I'm just going to keep working on things I'm working on. I think they're doing all right," he added with a smile.

For the fourth time this season, Woods will go into a major in winning form but he is yet to add to his grand slam tally of 14. His last major victory came in the 2008 US Open at Torrey Pines. - Reuters

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