- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 27, 2014

All Times EDT



Site: Dublin, Ohio.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Muirfield Village Golf Club (7,352 yards, par 72).

Purse: $6.2 million. Winner’s share: $1,116,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 2:30-6:30 p.m., 7-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m.; Friday, 2:30-6:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Saturday, 12:30-2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Sunday, noon-2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30-6 p.m.).

Last year: Matt Kuchar won the second of his two 2013 titles, closing with a 4-under 68 for a two-stroke victory over Kevin Chappell.

Last week: Adam Scott won the Colonial in his first event as the No. 1 player in the world. He beat Jason Dufner with a birdie on the third hole of a playoff.

Notes: Scott tops the field along with Kuchar, Masters champion Bubba Watson, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and 2010 winner Justin Rose. … Kuchar won the RBC Heritage in April for his seventh PGA Tour title. … McIlroy won the European Tour’s BMW PGA at Wentworth on Sunday for his first victory of the year. … Jack Nicklaus founded the tournament in 1976 and won in 1977 and 1984. … The United States won the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village in October. … Annika Sorenstam is the tournament honoree. … Jason Day is returning from a thumb injury that limited him to only the Masters since his Match Play victory. … Mexico’s Carlos Ortiz is making his PGA Tour debut. He leads the Web.com Tour with two victories and earnings of $365,469. … The St. Jude Classic is next week in Memphis, Tennessee, followed by the U.S. Open at Pinehurst in North Carolina.

Online: http://www.pgatour.com




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