- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 21, 2015

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Site: Oakville, Ontario.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Glen Abbey Golf Club (7,273 yards, par 72).

Purse: $5.8 million. Winner’s share: $1,044,000.

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

Last year: South Africa’s Tim Clark won at Royal Montreal. He birdied five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk.

Last week: Zach Johnson won the British Open in a Monday finish at St. Andrews, beating Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman in a four-hole playoff. Masters and U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth and Jason Day tied for fourth, a stroke back. … Scott Piercy won the Barbasol Championship in Alabama.

Notes: Day is the top British Open finisher in the field. Former Georgia Tech player Ollie Schniederjans is making his pro debut. He tied for 12th in the British Open. … Brandt Snedeker won in 2013 at Glen Abbey. … 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. … Nick Taylor is the last Canadian to win on the tour, taking the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi in November. … Piercy won in 2012 at Hamilton. … The Quicken Loans National is next week at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia.

Online: https://www.pgatour.com




Site: Berkshire, England.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Sunningdale Golf Club, Old Course (6,618 yards, par 70).

Purse: $2.1 million. Winner’s share: $315,000.

Television: ESPNS (Thursday-Sunday, noon-2 p.m.).

Last year: Bernhard Langer won at Royal Porthcawl in Wales by a Champions Tour-record 13 strokes. The German star shot 65-66-68-67 to finish at 18 under.

Last event: Jerry Smith won the Encompass Championship in Illinois on July 12 for his first tour title. He finished at a tournament-record 16-under 200 for a three-stroke victory.

Notes: Tom Watson missed the cut last week in St. Andrews in his final British Open start. The 65-year-old Watson won the British Open five times and is a three-time winner in the senior event. … The tournament is the last of the Champions Tour’s five majors. Jeff Maggert won the U.S. Senior Open and Regions Tradition, Langer took the Senior Players Championship, and Colin Montgomerie the Senior PGA Championship. … Loren Roberts won at Sunningdale in 2009. … The 2016 tournament will be played at Carnoustie in Scotland. … The 3M Championship is next week in Blaine, Minnesota, followed by the Shaw Charity Classic in Calgary, Alberta.

Online: https://www.pgatour.com

European Senior Tour site: https://www.europeantour.com




Site: Belmont, Michigan.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Blythefield Country Club (6,414 yards, par 71).

Purse: $2 million. Winner’s share: $300,000.

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

Last year: South Korea’s Mirim Lee won the first of her two 2014 titles, beating Inbee Park with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

Last week: Chella Choi won the Marathon Classic in Ohio for her first LPGA Tour title. She beat fellow South Korean player Ha Na Jang with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

Notes: The Women’s British Open is next week at Turnberry in Scotland. … The top-ranked Park is in the field. She has a tour-high three victories this season. … Second-ranked Lydia Ko is skipping the tournament to play in the Ladies Scottish Open. … Mariajo Uribe is coming off a victory last week in the Pan Am Games in Canada. She also helped Colombia take the mixed team championship.

Online: https://www.lpga.com




Site: Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Crans Sur Sierre Golf Club, Seve Ballesteros Championship Course (6,881 yards, par 71).

Purse: $2.92 million. Winner’s share: $487,055.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 5-7 a.m., 9 a.m.-noon; Friday, 3-4:30 a.m., 5-7 a.m., 9 a.m.-noon; Saturday, 3-6 a.m., 6:30-10:30 a.m.; Sunday, 2:30-4:30 a.m., 5-10 a.m.; Monday, 3:30-6 a.m.).

Last year: American David Lipsky beat Graeme Storm with a par on the first hole of a playoff.

Last week: Zach Johnson won the British Open in a Monday finish at St. Andrews, beating Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman in a four-hole playoff. Masters and U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth and Jason Day tied for fourth, a stroke back.

Notes: Four-time PGA Tour winner Patrick Reed is making his first start in continental Europe. … Sergio Garcia and Lee Westwood are in the field. … Denmark’s Thomas Bjorn won in 2011 and 2013. … There are two tournaments next week, the Paul Lawrie Match Play in Aberdeen, Scotland, and the rain-postponed Madeira Islands Open.

Online: https://www.europeantour.com

Asian Tour site: https://www.asiantour.com



Next event: Utah Championship, July 30-Aug. 2, Golf Club at Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, Utah.

Last week: South Korea’s Si Woo Kim won the Stonebrae Classic in California for his first tour title. He birdied the first hole of a playoff with Jamie Lovemark and Wes Roach.

Online: https://www.pgatour.com




U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION: U.S. Junior Amateur, through Saturday, Colleton River Plantation Club, Pete Dye Course, Bluffton, South Carolina. Television: Fox Sports 1 (Friday-Saturday, 2-4 p.m.; Sunday, 3:30-5:30 a.m.). Online: https://www.usga.org

JAPAN GOLF TOUR: Fukushima Open, Thursday-Sunday, Grandee Nasushirakawa Golf Club, Fukushima, Japan. Online: https://www.jgto.org

EUROPEAN CHALLENGE TOUR: Le Vaudreuil Golf Challenge, Thursday-Sunday, Golf PGA France du Vaudreuil, Le Vaudreuil, France. Online: https://www.europeantour.com

SWING THOUGHT TOUR: Achasta Golf Club, Wednesday-Friday, Achasta Golf Club, Dahlonega, Georgia. Online: https://www.swingthought.com


U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION: U.S. Girls’ Junior, through Saturday, Tulsa Country Club, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Online: https://www.usga.org

LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR: Ladies Scottish Open, Friday-Sunday, Dundonald Links, Troon, Scotland. Online: https://www.ladieseuropeantour.com

SYMETRA TOUR: Fuccillo Kia Championship, Friday-Sunday, Capital Hills at Albany, Albany, New York. Online: https://www.symetratour.com

JAPAN LPGA TOUR: Century 21 Ladies, Friday-Sunday, Izu Ohito Country Club, Shizuoka, Japan. Online: https://www.lpga.or.jp

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