ROYAL AND OLD GOLF CLUB AND LPGA TOUR
BRITISH OPEN WOMEN AIG
Location: Muirfield, Scotland.
Route: Muirfield. Distances: 6,649. Par: 71.
Prize cash: $6.eight million. Winner’s percentage: $1.02 million.
Tv: Thursday thru Friday, 6 a.m. to at least one p.m. (USA Community); Saturday thru Sunday, 7 a.m. to midday (USA Community), midday to three p.m. (NBC).
Protecting champion: Anna Nordqvist.
CME Globe race chief: Minjee Lee.
Final week: Ayaka Furue received the Ladies’s Scottish Open.
Notes: The final primary of the 12 months at the LPGA Excursion could also be essentially the most historical. Muirfield best had its first feminine member in 2019. It now hosts the Ladies’s British Open. … The membership expects to have 25 feminine contributors by means of the top of the summer time. … With identify sponsor AIG, the R&A has greater than doubled the handbag since taking workplace. It’s going to be a minimum of $6.eight million this 12 months, which means that 4 of the 5 LPGA Grand Champions will obtain seven-figure prize cash for successful. … Ladies’s golfing has now not noticed a participant win more than one majors in the similar 12 months since Jin Younger Ko in 2019. Earlier large winners this 12 months have been Jennifer Kupcho, Minjee Lee, In-Gee Chun and Brooke Henderson. Kupcho was once the one first-time primary champion. … Phil Mickelson received the British Open final held at Muirfield in 2013. … The American citizens have not received the British Ladies’s Open since Mo Martin at Royal Birkdale in 2014, their longest attract 5 primary tournaments. … That is the 3rd of 4 consecutive tournaments in Europe for the LPGA, together with two majors.
Subsequent week: ISPS Handa Global Invitational.
On-line: https://www.randa.org/championships/the-aig-womens-open-championship and https://www.lpga.com/
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina.
Route: Sedgefield CC. Pictures: 7,131. By way of: 70.
Prize cash: $7.Three million. Winner’s percentage: $1,314 million.
Tv: Thursday to Friday, 2 p.m. to six p.m. (Golfing Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-Three p.m. (Golfing Channel), Three-6 p.m. (CBS).
Protecting champion: Kevin Kissner.
FedEx Cup chief: Scottie Scheffler.
Final week: Tony Finau received the Rocket Loan Vintage.
Notes: That is the final match of the common season. The highest 125 within the FedEx Cup after this week qualify for the playoffs and feature complete playing cards for subsequent season. … Whilst the sector is lacking the most productive avid gamers going through 3 FedEx Cup playoff occasions, it has drawn Will Zalatoris (14) and Billy Horschel (15). They’re a few of the 12 avid gamers on the planet’s best 50. … Scottie Scheffler has already wrapped up the $four million Comcast Trade Excursion 10 bonus that will pay the common season best 10. …Joohyung “Tom” Kim is within the box after changing into a distinct brief member. The 20-year-old South Korean is right down to No. 34 on the planet ratings and is confident of a complete card subsequent 12 months. … Austin Smotherman is in 125th position. He’s 11 issues forward of Max McGreevy. …Chesson Hadley is at the bubble for the 3rd directly 12 months. He was once No. 130 in 2020 and has now not complex. He was once No. 132 final 12 months and tied for 15th to achieve No. 1. 125. This 12 months it enters at No. 1. 122 (now not counting suspended LIV avid gamers).
Subsequent week: FedEx St. Jude Championship.
Location: Newport, Wales.
Route: The Celtic Manor Lodge. Pictures: 7,503. By way of: 71.
Grant: 1.75 million euros. Winner’s percentage: 291,667 euros.
Tv: Thursday to Friday from 10 a.m. to at least one p.m. (Golfing Channel); Saturday-Sunday, five a.m.-10 a.m. (Golfing Channel).
Protecting champion: Nacho Elvira.
DP Global Excursion issues chief: Rory McIlroy.
Final week: Sean Crocker received the Hero Open.
Notes: That is the 5th of six consecutive weeks in the United Kingdom for the Eu excursion. …Celtic Manor is perfect recognized for internet hosting the Ryder Cup in 2010, when Graeme McDowell made the decisive putt for Europe. … Crocker received his first Eu identify final week. Born in Zimbabwe, he grew up in California and went to USC. He performs below the American flag. … Crocker’s victory approach the American citizens have received seven tournaments at the Eu calendar. This comprises primary tournaments and 3 occasions co-sanctioned with the PGA Excursion. … Eddie Pepperell completed 2d final week, his first runner-up for the reason that 2019 British Masters which boosted him to No. 1. 33 on the planet. It took a large jump final week from No. 551 to No. 308. … Invites to the match went to Phillip Worth and Stephen Dodd from Wales. Worth is perfect recognized for beating Phil Mickelson in singles motion within the 2002 Ryder Cup at The Belfry which Europe received. Worth was once additionally runner-up in the back of Tiger Woods at Firestone on his United States debut. He had 11 pictures again.
Subsequent week: ISPS Handa Global Invitational.
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS
CLASSIC CHARITY SHAW
Location: Calgary, Alberta.
Route: Canyon Meadows Golfing & CC. Pictures: 7,086. By way of: 70.
Prize cash: $2.35 million. Winner’s percentage: $352,500.
Tv: Friday, nine:30-11:30 p.m. (Golfing Channel tape closing date); Saturday-Sunday, Three p.m.-6 p.m. (Golfing Channel).
Protecting champion: Doug Barron.
Charles Schwab Cup chief: Steven Alker.
Final match: Darren Clarke received the Senior British Open.
Notes: Steven Alker is taking per week off. The PGA Excursion Champions rookie nonetheless leads the Charles Schwab Cup by means of just about $750,000, which means he is assured to stick forward for no less than the following 3 tournaments. … Seven avid gamers crowned $1 million in income for the 12 months, maximum not too long ago Stephen Ames. … That is the beginning of 4 consecutive tournaments at the PGA Excursion Champions which takes him from Canada to Seattle to New York to Michigan. … Whilst the Champions are hardly ever wanting avid gamers, this team does now not come with 5 of the highest 10 within the Schwab Cup standings – Alker, Steve Stricker, Bernhard Langer, Ernie Els and Retief Goosen. … Additionally lacking is Darren Clarke, who received the Senior British Open two weeks in the past at Gleneagles in Scotland. … Alex Cejka is coming off a victory at the Legends Excursion in England final week. … This 12 months has been tough for Jim Furyk, who’s 56th within the Schwab Cup standings. Furyk completed 2d within the Schwab Cup a 12 months in the past.
Subsequent week: Boeing Vintage.
KORN FERRY TOUR
Location: Farmington, Utah.
Route: Oakridge CC. Yards: 7,045. Par: 71.
Prize cash: $750,000. Winner’s percentage: $135,000.
Tv: Thursday to Sunday, 6 p.m. to nine p.m. (Golfing Channel).
Earlier winner: Joshua Creel.
Final match: David Kocher received the Worth Cutter Charity Championship.
Issues chief: Carl Yuan.
Subsequent week: Pinnacle Financial institution Championship.
Epson Excursion: French Lick Charity Vintage, The Pete Dye Route at French Lick, French Lick, Indiana. Protecting Champion: New match. On-line: https://www.epsontour.com/
Japan Golfing Excursion: Japan PGA Championship, Grand Fields CC, Shizuoka, Japan. Protecting Champion: Seong-Hyeon Kim. On-line: https://www.jgto.org/fr/
Asian Excursion: Mandiri Indonesia Open, Pondok Indah GC, South Jakarta, Indonesia. Name holder: Miguel Carballo. On-line: https://www.asiantour.com/
Problem Excursion: Vierumaki Finnish Problem, Vierumki Lodge, Vierumki, Finland. Earlier winner: Marcus Helligkilde. On-line: https://www.europeantour.com/challenge-tour/
USGA: American Senior Ladies’s Novice, Anchorage GC, Anchorage, Alaska. Protecting champion: Lara Tennant. On-line: https://www.usga.org/
Western Golfing Affiliation: Western Novice, Exmoor CC, Highland Park, Illinois. Protecting Champion: Michael Thorbjornsen. On-line: https://thewesternamateur.com/
Mackenzie Circuit: Quebec Open, GC Le Blainviller (Heritage), Blainville, Quebec. Earlier winner: Taylor Pendrith. On-line: https://www.pgatour.com/canada/en_us.html
Sunshine Excursion: Vodacom Origins of Golfing, De Zalze GC, Stellenbosch, South Africa. Protecting champion: George Coetzee. On-line: https://sunshinetour.com/
Japan LPGA: Hokkaido Meiji Cup, Sapporo Global CC (Shimamatsu), Hokkaido, Japan. Protecting champion: Seonwoo Bae. On-line: https://www.lpga.or.jp/en/
Korean LPGA: Jeju Samdasoo Masters, Elysian Jeju GC, Jeju, South Korea. Protecting champion: Ji Hyun Oh. On-line: https://www.klpga.co.kr/
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