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WEB.COM TOUR
WEB.COM TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP
Site: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.
Course: TPC Sawgrass, Dye's Valley Course (6,864 yards, par 70).
Purse: $1 million. Winner's share: $180,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Saturday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3-6 p.m., 9 p.m.-midnight).
Last year: Justin Bolli won at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas, to earn a PGA Tour card as a top-25 finisher on the money list. James Hahn finished second, two strokes back.
Last event: South Korea's Seung-Yul Noh won the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship on Sept. 15 in Columbus, Ohio, to wrap up a 2013-14 PGA Tour card. Noh beat Edward Loar by five strokes.
Notes: The tournament ends the four-event Web.com Tour Finals. ... The bulk of the field is made up of players in the top 75 on the Web.com Tour money list and Nos. 126-200 in the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup standings. The top 25 on the Web.com money list are assured PGA Tour cards for the 2013-14 season, while the other players are fighting for 25 additional cards through earnings in the finals. The series money leader will be fully exempt and earn a spot in The Players Championship. ... Trevor Immelman won the series opener in Fort Wayne, Ind., and Andrew Svoboda took the second tournament in Davidson, N.C.
Online: http://www.pgatour.com
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CHAMPIONS TOUR
FIRST TEE OPEN
Site: Pebble Beach, Calif.
Schedule: Friday-Sunday.
Courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links (6,837 yards, par 72) and Del Monte Golf Course (6,357 yards, par 72).
Purse: $1.8 million. Winner's share: $270,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30-2:30 a.m., 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Sunday, midnight-2 a.m., 7-9 p.m.; Monday, 1-3 a.m.).
Last year: Kirk Triplett won his first Champions Tour title, closing with a 66 for a two-stroke victory over Mark McNulty.
Last week: Mark Wiebe won the Hawaii Championship for his second victory of the year, beating Corey Pavin with a par on the second hole of a playoff. Wiebe also won the Senior British Open in July in a playoff.
Notes: Mark O'Meara won the PGA Tour's Pebble Beach event five times, the last in 1997. He also won the 1979 California State Amateur at Pebble Beach. ... Tom Kite won the 1983 Crosby and 1992 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. ... Jeff Sluman won the event in 2008, 2009 and 2011. ... The final round will be played at Pebble Beach. ... Junior players will play alongside the professionals. ... The tour is off next week. Play will resume Oct. 11-13 with the SAS Championship in Cary, N.C.
Online: http://www.pgatour.com
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EUROPEAN TOUR
ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS
Site: St. Andrews and Carnoustie, Scotland.
Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.
Courses: St. Andrews, Old Course (7,305 yards, par 72), Carnoustie, Championship Course (7,412 yards, par 72) and Kingsbarns Golf Links (7,181 yards, par 72).
Purse: $5 million. Winner's share: $800,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.).
Last year: South Africa's Branden Grace won his fourth European Tour title of the season, beating Denmark's Thorbjorn Oleson by two strokes. Grace opened with a 60 at Kingsbarns.
Last week: France's Julien Quesne won the Italian Open, beating Ireland's David Higgins and England's Steve Webster by a stroke.
Notes: Louis Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open winner at St. Andrews, is in the field along with Grace, Ernie Els, Retief Goosen, Padraig Harrington, Martin Kaymer, Charl Schwartzel and Vijay Singh. ... The final round will be played on the Old Course. ... The Seve Trophy is next week in France, followed by the Portugal Masters.
Online: http://www.europeantour.com
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PGA TOUR
Next event: Presidents Cup, Oct. 3-6, Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, Ohio.
Last week: Henrik Stenson won the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta to win the FedEx Cup. The Swede earned $11.44 million — $10 million for the FedEx Cup and $1.44 million for the tournament victory. He also won the Deutsche Bank Championship playoff event at TPC Boston.
Online: http://www.pgatour.com
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LPGA TOUR
Next event: Reignwood LPGA Classic, Oct. 3-6, Pine Valley Golf Club, Beijing.
Last week: Norway's Suzann Pettersen won the rain-shortened Evian Championship on Sept. 15 in France for her second straight victory and second major title. She beat 16-year-old amateur Lydia Ko by two strokes.
Online: http://www.lpga.com
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OTHER TOURNAMENTS
MEN
U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION: USGA Senior Amateur, through Thursday, Wade Hampton Golf Club, Cashiers, N.C. Online: http://www.usga.org
JAPAN GOLF TOUR/ASIAN TOUR: Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open, Thursday-Sunday, Ibaraki Country Club, West Course, Osaka, Japan. Online: http://www.jgto.org and http://www.asiantour.com
NGA TOUR: Orange County National, Wednesday-Friday, Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge, Panther Lake Course, Winter Garden, Fla. Online: http://www.ngatour.com
eGOLF PROFESSIONAL TOUR: Columbia Classic, Wednesday-Friday, Columbia Country Club, Blythewood, S.C. Online: http://www.egolfprofessionaltour.com
WOMEN
U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION: USGA Senior Women's Amateur, through Thursday, CordeValle Golf Club, San Martin, Calif. Online: http://www.usga.org
SYMETRA TOUR: Symetra Tour Championship, Thursday-Sunday, LPGA International, Champions Course, Daytona Beach, Fla. Online: http://www.symetratour.com
LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR: Lacoste Ladies Open, Thursday-Sunday, Chantaco Golf Club, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France. Online: http://www.ladieseuropeantour.com
JAPAN LPGA TOUR: Miyagi TV Cup Dunlop Ladies Open, Friday-Sunday, Rifu Golf Club, Miyagi, Japan. Online: http://www.lpga.or.jp
THE LEGENDS TOUR: Legends Championship, Friday-Sunday, French Lick Resort, French Lick, Ind. Online: http://www.thelegendstour.com
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