Zach Johnson is the defending champion in the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas. He has won the event twice in the past three years and has four consecutive top-10 finishes in it.

JOHN RAOUX • Associated Press,

This week in golf: May 23-26

  • May 22, 2013 - 6:54 PM


What: Crowne Plaza Invitational At Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas

Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday (Ch. 4)

Course: Colonial Country Club (7,204 yards, par 70)

Purse: $6.4 million (winner’s share $1,152,000)

Defending champion: Zach Johnson


What: Senior PGA Championship in St. Louis

Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday: (Ch. 11)

Course: Bellerive Country Club (6,959 yards, par 71)

Purse: TBA ($2.1 million in 2012) (winner’s share: TBA ($378,000 in 2012)


What: Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic in Paradise Island, Bahamas

Schedule (TV): Friday-Sunday (Golf Channel)

Course: Atlantis Resort, Ocean Club Golf Course (6,644 yards, par 73)

Purse: $1.3 million (winner’s share) $195,000


PGA: Zach Johnson and Jason Dufner are in the field for the Crowne Plaza, along with Matt Kuchar. ... U.S. Amateur champion Steven Fox and 19-year-old Jordan Spieth received sponsor exemptions. Spieth tied for second this year in the Puerto Rico Open. He turned pro after helping Texas win the NCAA title last year as a freshman. ... Ben Hogan won his hometown event five times. ... The Memorial is next week in Dublin, Ohio, followed by the St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tenn., and U.S. Open at Merion in Ardmore, Pa.


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