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Associated Press

Posted on August 20, 2013 at 1:00 PM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 20 at 1:00 PM

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PGA TOUR

FEDEX CUP PLAYOFFS

THE BARCLAYS

Site: Jersey City, N.J.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Liberty National Golf Club (7,353 yards, par 71).

Purse: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m.; 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Sunday, noon-1:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m-12:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday, 3-6; Sunday, 2-6 p.m.).

Last year: Nick Watney won at Bethpage Black on Long Island, beating Brandt Snedeker by three strokes in the FedEx Cup playoffs opener.

Last week: Patrick Reed won the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C., his first PGA Tour title. He beat Jordan Spieth with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

Notes: Tiger Woods leads the points standings. He has five victories this year to push his PGA Tour total to 79, three short of Sam Snead's record. ... The top 100 after the event will be eligible for the Deutsche Bank next week in Norton, Mass. The field will be cut to 70 for the BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Lake Forest, Ill., and to 30 for the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta. ... The links-style course near the Statue of Liberty was recently renovated. Five greens were rebuilt entirely, six were reconstructed and 13 landing areas were altered. ... Heath Slocum won the 2009 tournament at course. ... The 2014 tournament will be played at Ridgewood in Paramus, N.J.

Online: http://www.pgatour.com

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LPGA TOUR

CANADIAN WOMEN'S OPEN

Site: Edmonton, Alberta.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Royal Mayfair Golf Club (6,403 yards, par 70).

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

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-2:30 a.m.; Saturday, 12:30-2:30 a.m., 4-6 p.m.).

Last year: Lydia Ko won at Vancouver Golf Club to become the LPGA Tour's youngest winner and fifth amateur champion. At 15 years, 4 months, the South Korean-born New Zealander broke the age record of 16 set by Lexi Thompson in the 2011 Navistar LPGA Classic.

Last week: Europeans won the Solheim Cup on American soil for the first time, routing the United States 18-10 at Colorado Golf Club. Sweden's Caroline Hedwall became the first player in Solheim Cup history to win all five of her matches, the last one a 1-up victory over Michelle Wie that assured Europe of keeping the cup.

Notes: Ko has two other victories in professional events, the New South Wales Open last year and New Zealand Women's Open this year. ... Hedwall and 17-year-old Solheim teammate Charley Hull are in the field. ... South Korea's Inbee Park has six victories this year. She won the first three major championships of the season. ... Wie won in 2010 at St. Charles in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... Beth Daniel won in 2003 at Point Grey in British Columbia to become the oldest winner in LPGA Tour history. She was 46 years, 8 months, 29 days. ... Jocelyne Bourassa (1973 La Canadienne) is the only Canadian to win an LPGA Tour event in Canada. ... Lorena Ochoa won the 2007 tournament at Royal Mayfair. ... The Safeway Classic is next week in Portland, Ore.

Online: http://www.lpga.com

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CHAMPIONS TOUR

BOEING CLASSIC

Site: Snoqualmie, Wash.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: TPC Snoqualmie Ridge (7,183 yards, par 72).

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

Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:30-4:30 a.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30-4:30 a.m., 7-9:30 p.m.).

Last year: Jay Don Blake beat Mark O'Meara with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

Last week: Bart Bryant won the Dick's Sporting Goods Open in Endicott. N.Y. He tied the tournament record with a 62 in the second round en route to a one-stroke victory over Russ Cochran and Corey Pavin.

Notes: Fred Couples of Seattle is in the field. Last year, he withdrew because of back pain after hitting his opening tee shot. ... Bernhard Langer won in 2010, shooting 66-63-69 to match the tournament record at 18 under. ... The tour will be in Canada the next two weeks for the Shaw Charity Classic in Calgary, Alberta, and the Montreal Championship.

Online: http://www.pgatour.com

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EUROPEAN TOUR

JOHNNIE WALKER CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Gleneagles, Scotland.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: The Gleneagles Hotel, PGA Centenary Course (7,296 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2.2 million. Winner's share: $363,430.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon; Sunday, 1-2:30 a.m., 8 a.m.-noon; Monday, 1-3 a.m.).

Last year: Scotland's Paul Lawrie beat Australia's Brett Rumford by four strokes.

Last event: Jason Dufner won the PGA Championship on Aug. 11 at Oak Hill.

Notes: American Peter Uihlein is in the field. The 2010 U.S. Amateur champion won the tour's Madeira Islands Open in May. ... The 2014 Ryder Cup will be played on the Jack Nicklaus-designed Centenary Course. ... The Wales Open is next week at Celtic Manor, followed by the European Masters in Switzerland.

Online: http://www.europeantour.com

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WEB.COM TOUR

COX CLASSIC

Site: Omaha, Neb.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Champions Run (7,161 yards, par 71).

Purse: $800,000. Winner's share: $144,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 12:30-2:30 a.m.; Saturday, 3-5 p.m.; Sunday, 2-4 p.m.).

Last week: Ben Kohles won his second straight Web.com Tour title since turning pro. He closed with a 62 for a three-stroke victory. The former University of Virginia player won the Columbus, Ohio, event two weeks earlier in a playoff.

Last week: Peter Malnati won the News Sentinel Open in Knoxville, Tenn., for his first tour title, birdieing five of the last seven holes for a one-stroke victory.

Notes: Jason Gore is in the field. In 2005, he earned an immediate promotion to the PGA Tour in the event, winning a playoff for his tour-record third straight victory. Gore shot a 59 in the second round, closed with a 63, and beat Roger Tambellini with a birdie on the second extra hole. ... The Hotel Fitness Championship is next week in Fort Wayne, Ind., followed by the Chiquita Classic in Davidson, N.C.

Online: http://www.pgatour.com

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OTHER TOURNAMENTS

MEN

JAPAN GOLF TOUR: Kansai Open, Thursday-Sunday, Olympic Golf Club, Hyogo, Japan. Online: http://www.jgto.org

PGA TOUR CANADA: The Great Waterway Classic, Thursday-Sunday, Upper Canada Golf Course, Morrisburg, Ontario. Online: http://www.pgatourcanada.com

NGA TOUR: Eagle's Landing Classic, Thursday-Sunday, Eagle's Landing Country Club, Stockbridge, Ga. Online: http://www.ngatour.com

EUROPEAN CHALLENGE TOUR: Rolex Trophy, Wednesday-Saturday, Geneva Golf Club, Geneva, Switzerland. Online: http://www.europeantour.com

WOMEN

JAPAN LPGA TOUR: CAT Ladies, Friday-Sunday, Daihakone Country Club, Hakone, Japan. Online: http://www.lpga.or.jp

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