WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio

Course: Firestone Country Club, South Course (7,400 yards, par 70)

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

Purse: $9 million (winner’s share: $1.53 million)

Defending champion: Tiger Woods

 

PGA TOUR

What: Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nev.

Course: Montreux Golf and Country Club (7,472 yards, par 72)

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

Purse: $3 million (winner’s share: $540,000)

Defending champion: Gary Woodland

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