- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 16, 2015

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Site: University Place, Washington.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Chambers Bay (7,200-7,600 yards, par 70).

Purse: TBA ($9 million in 2014). Winner’s share: TBA ($1.62 million in 2014).

Television: Fox Sports 1 (Thursday-Friday, noon-8 p.m.) and Fox (Thursday-Friday, 8-11 p.m.; Saturday, 2-10 p.m.; Sunday, 2-10:30 p.m.).

Last year: Martin Kaymer won at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina for his second major title. The German shot 65-65-72-69 for a wire-to-wire, eight-stroke victory.

Last week: Argentina’s Fabian Gomez won the St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tennessee, for his first PGA Tour title. He closed with a 4-under 66 for a four-stroke victory.

Notes: Tiger Woods won in 2008 at Torrey Pines for the last of his 14 major championships. He also won in 2000 at Pebble Beach and 2002 at Bethpage Black. Woods shot a career-high 85 at the Memorial two weeks ago in his last start. … Top-ranked Rory McIlroy won in 2011 at Congressional. The WGC-Match Play and Wells Fargo winner last month, he missed cuts in European Tour events in England and Ireland in his last two starts. … Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed Chambers Bay opened in 2007. The public course sits along Puget Sound on what used to be a sand and gravel pit. … Phil Mickelson has six runner-up finishes. … Fox is broadcasting the event for the first time. … The 2016 tournament will be play at Oakmont in Pennsylvania. … The Travelers Championship is next week in Cromwell, Connecticut.

Online: https://www.usopen.com

PGA Tour site: https://www.pgatour.com



Next event: Walmart NW Arkansas Championship, June 26-28, Pinnacle Country Club, Rogers, Arkansas.

Last week: South Korea’s Inbee Park won the Women’s PGA Championship for the third straight year, matching the lowest score in relation to par in a women’s major at 19 under. She won by five strokes at Westchester Country Club in New York.

Online: https://www.lpga.com



Next event: U.S. Senior Open, June 25-28, Del Paso Country Club, Sacramento, California.

Last week: Bernhard Langer successfully defended his Senior Players Championship title, winning by six strokes at Belmont in Massachusetts.

Online: https://www.pgatour.com



Next event: BMW International Open, June 25-28, Munich Eichenried Golf Club, Munich.

Last week: England’s Chris Wood won the Lyoness Open in Austria for his second European Tour title. Spain’s Rafa Cabrera-Bello was second, two strokes back.

Online: https://www.europeantour.com



Next event: Air Capital Classic, June 25-28, Crestview Country Club, Wichita, Kansas.

Last week: Shane Bertsch won the Rust-Oleum Championship in Westlake, Ohio. Lucas Lee was second, a stroke back.

Online: https://www.pgatour.com




ASIAN TOUR: Queen’s Cup, Thursday-Sunday, Santiburi Samui Country Club, Koh Samui, Thailand. Online: https://www.asiantour.com

EUROPEAN CHALLENGE TOUR: Najeti Open, Thursday-Sunday, Aa Saint-Omer Golf Club, Lumbres, France. Online: https://www.europeantour.com

NGA TOUR: New Bern Pro Classic, Thursday-Sunday, The Emerald, New Bern, North Carolina. Online: https://www.ngatour.com

eGOLF GATEWAY TOUR: Spring Creek Classic, Wednesday-Friday, Spring Creek Golf Club, Gordonsville, Virginia. Online: https://www.egolfprofessionaltour.com


SYMETRA TOUR: Four Winds Invitational, Friday-Sunday, Blackthorn Golf Club, South Bend, Indiana. Online: https://www.symetratour.com

LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR: Deloitte Ladies Open, Friday-Sunday, The International Golf Club, Amsterdam. Online: https://www.ladieseuropeantour.com

JAPAN LPGA TOUR: Nichirei Ladies, Friday-Sunday, Sodegaura Country Club, Chiba, Japan. Online: https://www.lpga.or.jp

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