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Associated Press

Posted on August 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 6 at 10:00 AM

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PGA OF AMERICA

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Pittsford, N.Y.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Oak Hill Country Club, East Course (7,163 yards, par 70).

Purse: TBA ($8 million in 2012). Winner's share: TBA ($1,445,000 in 2012).

Television: TNT (Thursday-Friday, 1-7 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 2-7 p.m.).

Last year: Rory McIlroy won at Kiawah Island for his second major title. He closed with a 6-under 66 for an eight-shot victory, breaking the tournament record for margin of victory set by Jack Nicklaus in 1980.

Last week: Tiger Woods won the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone for eighth time to match the PGA Tour record he shares with Sam Snead for victories in an event. Woods shot a 61 in the second round en route to a seven-stroke victory. ... Gary Woodland won the Reno-Tahoe Open, scoring 44 points in the modified Stableford format.

Notes: Woods, the 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007 winner, won the last of his 14 major titles in the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines. He has five victories this year to push his PGA Tour total to 79, three short of Snead's record. ... The tournament is the fourth and final major of the year. Adam Scott won the Masters, Justin Rose the U.S. Open, and Phil Mickelson the British Open. ... If tied after 72 holes, the tournament will be decided in a three-hole, stroke-play playoff. If still tied, it will go to sudden death. ... Rod Perry won the PGA Professional title in June at Sunriver in Oregon to top the 20 club pro qualifiers. Perry is the PGA head pro at Crane Lakes in Port Orange, Fla. ... Shaun Micheel won the 2003 PGA at Oak Hill. ... The 2014 tournament will be played at Valhalla in Louisville, Ky. ... The Wyndham Championship is next week in Greensboro, N.C., followed by The Barclays — the FedEx Cup playoffs opener — in Jersey City, N.J.

Online: http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship

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

European Tour site: http://www.europeantour.com

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U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION

U.S. WOMEN'S AMATEUR

Site: Charleston, S.C.

Schedule: through Sunday.

Course: Country Club of Charleston (6,488 yards, par 71).

Television: Golf Channel (Wednesday, 3-5 p.m.; Thursday, 2-4 a.m., 4-6 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, 1-3 a.m., 4-6 p.m.; Monday, 1-3 a.m.).

Last year: Lydia Ko won at The Country Club in Cleveland, beating Jaye Marie Green 3 and 1 in the 36-hole final. Ko, the South Korean-born New Zealander, won at 15 years, 3 months, 18 days to become the second-youngest champion in tournament history.

Notes: Ko is skipping her title defense. ... The top 64 players in stroke-play qualifying advance to match play, starting Wednesday. ... The Seth Raynor-designed course opened in 1929. ... The 2014 tournament will be played at Nassau Country Club in Glen Cove, N.Y.

Online: http://www.usga.org

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WEB.COM TOUR

PRICE CUTTER CHARITY CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Springfield, Mo.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Highland Springs Country Club (7,115 yards, par 72).

Purse: $675,000. Winner's share: $121,500.

Television: None.

Last year: Chris Wilson won his first Web.com Tour title, beating Scott Harrington with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

Last week: Ben Martin won the Mylan Classic in Canonsburg, Pa., by five strokes for his second victory of the year. He closed with three straight 4-under 67s.

Notes: The tournament is in its 24th season, all at Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed Highland Springs. It's one of four remaining events from the tour's inaugural 1990 season. ... The News Sentinel Open is next week in Knoxville, Tenn., followed by the Cox Classic in Omaha, Neb.

Online: http://www.pgatour.com

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LPGA TOUR

Next event: Solheim Cup, Aug. 16-18, Colorado Golf Club, Parker, Colo.

Last week: Stacy Lewis won the Women's British Open at St. Andrews, birdieing the final two holes for a two-stroke victory. Inbee Park finished 14 strokes behind in her bid to become the first professional to win four straight majors in one season.

Online: http://www.lpga.com

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CHAMPIONS TOUR

Next event: Dick's Sporting Goods Open, Aug. 16-18, En-Joie Golf Course, Endicott, N.Y.

Last week: Tom Pernice Jr. won the 3M Championship in Blaine, Minn., birdieing the final two holes for a one-stroke victory over Jeff Sluman and Corey Pavin.

Online: http://www.pgatour.com

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OTHER TOURNAMENTS

MEN

NGA TOUR: Honda PowerSports Classic, Thursday-Sunday, Country Club of South Carolina, Florence, S.C. Online: http://www.ngatour.com

PGA TOUR CANADA: ATB Financial Classic, through Friday, Country Hills Golf Club, Talons Course, Calgary, Alberta. Online: http://www.pgatourcanada.com

EUROPEAN CHALLENGE TOUR: Norwegian Challenge, Thursday-Sunday, Losby Golf and Country Club, Oslo, Norway. Online: http://www.europeantour.com

WOMEN

SYMETRA TOUR: IOA Golf Classic, Friday-Sunday, Innisbrook Golf Resort, Island Course, Palm Harbor, Fla. Online: http://www.symetratour.com

LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR: Pilsen Golf Masters, Friday-Sunday, Golf Park Plzen-Dysina, Prague. Online: http://www.ladieseuropeantour.com

JAPAN LPGA TOUR: Meiji Cup, Friday-Sunday, Sapporo International Country Club, Shimamatsu Course, Hokkaido, Japan. Online: http://www.lpga.or.jp

THE LEGENDS TOUR: Wendy's Charity Challenge, Sunday, Country Club of Jackson, Jackson, Mich. Online: http://www.thelegendstour.com

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