- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

All Times EDT



Site: Montreal.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Royal Montreal Golf Club, Blue Course (7,153 yards, par 70).

Purse: $5.7 million. Winner’s share: $1,026,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m., 11 p.m.-2 a.m.; Friday, 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).

Last year: Brandt Snedeker won at Glen Abbey in Oakville, Ontario. He took the lead in the third round after second-round leader Hunter Mahan withdrew when his wife went into labor.

Last week: Rory McIlroy won the British Open at Royal Liverpool for his third major title. He led wire-to-wire for a two-stroke victory over Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler.

Notes: Snedeker and Mahan are in the field along with two-time winner Jim Furyk, Graeme McDowell, Matt Kuchar, Dustin Johnson, Luke Donald, Ernie Els and Canadians Mike Weir, Graham DeLaet and David Hearn. Weir beat Tiger Woods in singles at Royal Montreal in the 2007 Presidents Cup. … Pat Fletcher, born in England, was the last Canadian winner, taking the 1954 event at Point Grey in Vancouver. Carl Keffer is the only Canadian-born champion, winning in 1909 and 1914. Albert Murray, a Canadian also born in England, won in 1908 and 1913. … The 2015 tournament will be played at Glen Abbey. … The World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational is next week at Firestone in Akron, Ohio. The Barracuda Championship also is next week in Reno, Nevada. The PGA Championship is Aug. 7-10 at Valhalla in Louisville, Kentucky.

Online: http://www.pgatour.com




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