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This week in golf

  • August 16, 2013 - 7:03 AM

LPGA TOUR/LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR

What: Solheim Cup (U.S. vs. Europe) in Parker, Colo.

Course: Colorado Golf Club (7,066 yards, par 72)

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

Format: Team match play. Friday and Saturday, four morning foursome (alternate-shot) and four afternoon fourball (best-ball) matches; Sunday, 12 singles matches.

Series: The Americans lead 8-4, going 6-0 at home.

Last time: Europe won for the first time since 2003, beating the United States 15-13 in 2011 at Killeen Castle in Ireland.

PGA TOUR

What: Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C.

Course: Sedgefield Country Club (7,127 yards, par 70)

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

Purse: $5.3 million (winner’s share: $954,000)

Defending champion: Sergio Garcia

U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION

What: U.S. Men’s Amateur in Brookline, Mass.

Course: The Country Club (7,310 yards, par 70)

Schedule (TV): Through Sunday (Golf Channel, Ch. 11)

Defending champion: Steve Fox won at Cherry Hills in Colorado (Fox is in the field again this year)

CHAMPIONS TOUR

What: Dick’s Sporting Goods Open in Endicott, N.Y.

Course: En-Joie Golf Course (6,974 yards, par 72)

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

Purse: $1.8 million (winner’s share: $270,000)

Defending champion: Willie Wood

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