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Course: East Lake Golf Club (7,307 yards, par 70).
Purse: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 1-6 p.m., 6:30-11:30 p.m.; Friday, 1-6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Sunday, noon-1 p.m., 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.) and NBC (Saturday, noon-3:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-6 p.m.).
Last year: Brandt Snedeker won the event and the FedEx Cup. He earned $11.44 million, receiving $1.44 for the tournament victory and $10 million for the FedEx Cup title.
Last week: Zach Johnson won the rain-delayed BMW Championship on Monday at Conway Farms, closing with a 6-under 65 for a two-shot victory over Nick Watney. Jim Furyk became the sixth player in PGA Tour history to shoot 59, accomplishing the feat in the second round.
Notes: The top 30 in the FedEx Cup standings qualified for the season-ending event. ... The top five — Tiger Woods is No. 1, followed by Henrik Stenson, Adam Scott, Johnson and Matt Kuchar — can take the $10 million FedEx Cup prize with a victory. The other 25 players have a chance to win the playoff title with a victory, but would need help from the players at the top of the standings. ... Scott opened the four-event playoffs with a victory in The Barclays at Liberty National, and Stenson won the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston. ... Snedeker, 10th in the standings, is the first FedEx Cup champion to return to East Lake the year after winning the points race. ... East Lake, the course where Bobby Jones learned to play, was designed by Donald Ross and renovated by Rees Jones. ... The Presidents Cup is Oct. 3-6 at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio.
Site: Kapolei, Hawaii.
Course: Kapolei Golf Course (7,001 yards, par 72).
Purse: $1.8 million. Winner's share: $270,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:30-4:30 a.m., 6:30-9 p.m.; Sunday, 3-5 a.m., 7-9 p.m.).
Last year: Willie Wood won the second of his two 2012 titles, taking advantage of Bill Glasson's back-nine collapse. Five strokes back in the final round, Wood birdied the last two holes for a one-stroke victory over Glasson.
Last event: Esteban Toledo won the Montreal Championship on Sept. 8 for his second victory of the season, chipping in for birdie to beat Kenny Perry on the third extra hole.
Notes: Perry, the Senior Players Championship and U.S. Senior Open winner, leads the Charles Schwab Cup standings — 857 points ahead of Bernhard Langer with six events left. ... Hale Irwin has eight official Champions Tour victories in Hawaii, winning the Turtle Bay Championship six times and the Mitsubishi Electric twice. He also has three victories in the Senior Skins and won the PGA Tour's Sony Open. The 68-year-old Irwin leads the 50-and-over tour with 45 career victories. ... The First Tee Open is next week at Pebble Beach.
Site: Turin, Italy.
Course: Golf Club Torino (7,208 yards, par 72).
Purse: $2 million. Winner's share: $333,640.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-3 a.m., 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Saturday, noon-3:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-3 a.m., 8-11:30 a.m.; Monday, 1-3:30 a.m.).
Last year: Spain's Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano won the event for the second time, closing with an 8-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over South Africa's Garth Mulroy. Fernandez-Castano also won in 2007 at Castello di Tolcinasco.
Last week: Joost Luiten won the KLM Open to become the first Dutch winner in the country's national championship since Maarten Lafeber in 2003. Also the Lyoness Open winner in June, Luiten beat Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez with a par on the first hole of a playoff.
Notes: Francesco Molinari and Matteo Manassero top the Italian contingent. Molinari, the 2006 winner at Castello di Tolcinasco, and brother Edoardo grew up playing Golf Club Torino. Edoardo Molinari is sidelined by a left wrist injury. ... Retief Goosen and David Duval are in the field. ... The Alfred Dunhill Links is next week in Scotland.
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 in France for her second straight victory and second major title, beating 16-year-old amateur Lydia Ko by two strokes.
Next event: Web.com Tour Championship, Sept. 26-29, TPC Sawgrass, Dye's Valley Course, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Last week: South Korea's Seung-Yul Noh won the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship in Columbus, Ohio, to wrap up a 2013-14 PGA Tour card. Noh beat Edward Loar by five strokes in the third of four Web.com Tour Finals series events.
PGA OF AMERICA: PGA Cup, Friday-Sunday, Slaley Hall, Hunting Course, Hexham, England. Online: http://www.pga.org
U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION: USGA Senior Amateur, Saturday-Sept. 26, Wade Hampton Golf Club, Cashiers, N.C. Online: http://www.usga.org
JAPAN GOLF TOUR: ANA Open, Thursday-Sunday, Sapporo Golf Club, Wattsu Course, Hokkaido, Japan. Online: http://www.jgto.org
PGA TOUR OF AUSTRALASIA: South Pacific Open Championship, Wednesday-Saturday, Tina Golf Club, Noumea, New Caledonia. Online: http://www.pgatour.com.au
SUNSHINE TOUR: Platinum Classic, Thursday-Saturday, Mooinooi Golf Club, Rustenburg, South Africa. Online: http://www.pgatour.co.za
EUROPEAN SENIOR TOUR: French Riviera Masters, Friday-Sunday, Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort, Tourrettes, France. Online: http://www.europeantour.com
EUROPEAN CHALLENGE TOUR: Kazakhstan Open, Thursday-Sunday, Nurtau Golf Club, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Online: http://www.europeantour.com
U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION: USGA Senior Women's Amateur, Saturday-Sept. 26, CordeValle Golf Club, San Martin, Calif. Online: http://www.usga.org
SYMETRA TOUR: Volvik Championship, Friday-Sunday, Reunion Resort, Kissimmee, Fla. Online: http://www.symetratour.com
JAPAN LPGA TOUR: Munsingwear Ladies Tokai Classic, Friday-Sunday, Aichi Country Club, South Course, Aichi, Japan. Online: http://www.lpga.or.jp