- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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Site: Bethesda, Maryland.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Congressional Country Club, Blue Course (7,569 yards, par 71).

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

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m., 9 p.m.-midnight; Friday, 2:30-6 p.m., 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 3-6:30 p.m.).

Last year: Bill Haas closed with a 5-under 66 for a three-stroke victory.

Last week: Kevin Streelman won the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut, birdieing the final seven holes for a 6-under 64 and a one-stroke victory.

Notes: Tournament host Tiger Woods, the 2009 and 2012 winner at Congressional, is returning to play. Woods last played on March 9 at Doral, where he competed with pain in his lower back and closed with a 78 to tie for 25th. He had back surgery March 31, causing him to miss the Masters for the first time. He also missed the U.S. Open. … The top four finishers not previously eligible for the British Open will earn spots, provided they are among the top 12 and ties. … The Greenbrier Classic is next week in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, followed by the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois, and the British Open.

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