PGA TOUR

What: Barbasol Championship in Opelika, Ala.

Course: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Grand National, Lake Course (7,302 yards, par 71)

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

Purse: $3.5 million (winner's share: $630,000)

Defending champion: Inaugural event

LPGA TOUR

What: Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Ohio

Course: Highland Meadows Golf Club (6,512 yards, par 71)

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

Purse: $1.5 million (winner's share: $225,000)

Defending champion: Lydia Ko

Notes

PGA: This will be the first PGA Tour event in Alabama since the 1990 PGA Championship at Shoal Creek in Birmingham.

LPGA: Lydia Ko, the defending champ at the Marathon Classic, is coming off a 12th-place tie last week in the U.S. Women's Open.

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