- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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PGA TOUR

THE GREENBRIER CLASSIC

Site: White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: The Greenbrier Resort, The Old White TPC (7,287 yards, par 70).

Purse: $6.5 million. Winner’s share: $1.17 million.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-7 p.m., 7:30-11:30 p.m.; Friday, midnight-4 a.m., 3-7 p.m., 7:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, midnight-4 a.m., 1-2:30 p.m., 6:30-11 p.m., 11:30-4 a.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 7 p.m.-4 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).

Last year: Sweden’s Jonas Blixt shot 66-67-67-67 for a two-stroke victory.

Last week: England’s Justin Rose won the Quicken Loans National at Congressional, beating Shawn Stefani with a par on the first hole of a playoff.

Notes: Masters champion Bubba Watson, at No. 3 in the world, is the top-ranked player in the field. No. 17 Jimmy Walker, No. 18 Steve Stricker and No. 25 Keegan Bradley are the only other players in the top 25. … The top four finishers not previously eligible for the British Open will earn spots in the July 17-20 tournament at Royal Liverpool, provided they are among the top 12 and ties. … In the inaugural event in 2010, Stuart Appleby shot the fifth 59 in PGA Tour history to win by a stroke. Appleby birdied the final three holes and finished the 11-under round with nine birdies and an eagle. … Tom Watson and Nick Faldo are playing. Tom Watson is Greenbrier’s golf professional emeritus. … Tour victory leader Sam Snead was Greenbrier’s professional for 29 years and served as professional emeritus from 1993 until his death in 2002. … The John Deere Classic is next week in Silvis, Illinois.

Online: http://www.pgatour.com

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EUROPEAN TOUR

FRENCH OPEN

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