This week in golf: May 16-19
- May 15, 2013 - 11:25 PM
What: Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas.
Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday (Ch. 4)
Course: TPC Four Seasons Resort (7,166 yards, par 70)
Purse: $6.7 million (winner’s share $1,206,000)
Defending champion: Jason Dufner
What: Mobile Bay LPGA Classic in Mobile, Ala.
Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel)
Course: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Magnolia Grove, The Crossings (6,521 yards, par 72)
Purse: $1.2 million (winner’s share $180,000)
Next event: Senior PGA Championship, May 23-26, Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis.
PGA: Keegan Bradley won the 2011 tournament for his first PGA Tour title. ... Jordan Spieth, the 19-year-old Texan who tied for second in the Puerto Rico Open, received a sponsor exemption and also will play next week in Fort Worth in the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial. ... South African stars Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel are in the field. ... Byron Nelson died in 2006 at 94. He won a record 11 consecutive events in 1945.
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