PGA TOUR

What: The Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: The Greenbrier Resort, The Old White TPC (7,287 yards, par 70).

Purse: $6.7 million. Winner’s share: $1,206,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 4-7 p.m., 7:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m., 6:30-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-4 a.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 7-11:30 p.m.; Monday, 12:30-5 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).

Last year: Argentina’s Angel Cabrera closed with consecutive 64s for a two-stroke victory.

Last week: Bubba Watson won the Travelers Championship in Connecticut, beating Paul Casey with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff. Watson also won the 2010 event.

Notes: Tiger Woods is making his seventh start of the season. He missed the cut in the U.S. Open two weeks ago, shooting 80-76. In 16 rounds this season, he has shot 80 or higher three times and broken 70 only twice. ... The top four finishers not previously eligible for the British Open will earn spots in the July 16-19 tournament at St. Andrews, provided they are among the top 12 and ties. ... Watson is in the field. ... In the inaugural event in 2010, Stuart Appleby shot a 59 in the final round to win by a stroke. ... Tour victory leader Sam Snead was Greenbrier’s professional for 29 years and served as professional emeritus from 1993 until his death in 2002. ... The John Deere Classic is next week in Silvis, Illinois.

 

LPGA TOUR

Next event: U.S. Women’s Open, July 9-12, Lancaster Country Club, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

 

CHAMPIONS TOUR

Next event: Encompass Championship, July 10-12, North Shore Country Club, Glenview, Illinois.

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