This week in golf
- July 2, 2014 - 10:55 PM
What: The Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, WestVa.
Course: The Greenbrier Resort, The Old White TPC (7,287 yards, par 70)
Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel, Ch. 4)
Purse: $6.5 million (winner’s share: $1.17 million)
Defending champion: Sweden’s Jonas Blixt
PGA: Masters champion Bubba Watson, at No. 3 in the world, is the top-ranked player in this week’s field. No. 17 Jimmy Walker, No. 18 Steve Stricker and No. 25 Keegan Bradley are the only other players in the top 25. ... Tom Watson and Nick Faldo are playing, too.
LPGA: The next event is the Women’s British Open, July 10-13, Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England.
Champions: The next event is the U.S. Senior Open, July 10-13, Oak Tree National Golf Club, Edmond, Okla.
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