Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - PGA TOUR - THE GREENBRIER CLASSIC, The Old
White TPC, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia - The PGA Tour is in West
Virginia this week for the Greenbrier Classic.
Last year, Ted Potter, Jr. missed a potential winning putt on the second
playoff hole before making birdie at the third extra hole to defeat Troy Kelly
and earn his first PGA Tour title.
Phil Mickelson, making his first start since finishing runner-up to Justin
Rose at the U.S. Open, highlights this week's field. Webb Simpson, Bubba
Watson and Keegan Bradley will also be on hand, as will Michael Kim, the U.S.
Open's low amateur, who is playing on an exemption for winning the Haskins
The Golf Channel will have afternoon coverage the first two days before
handing off to CBS for the weekend's afternoon rounds.
The PGA Tour heads to Illinois next week for the John Deere Classic, which
Zach Johnson won last year when he downed Troy Matteson in a playoff.
ALSTOM OPEN DE FRANCE, Le Golf National, Paris, France - The European Tour
shifts to France this week for the Alstom Open de France, continental Europe's
oldest national Open.
Last year, Germany's Marcel Siem ended an eight-plus year absence from the
winner's circle when downed Francesco Molinari by a single stroke.
Matt Kuchar will make his debut at the event this week. The world No. 5 will
be joined in the field by Europeans Luke Donald, Martin Kaymer, Paul Lawrie,
Graeme McDowell, Ian Poulter and Molinari.
Golf Channel will have coverage of all four rounds.
Next week, the European Tour heads to Inverness for the Scottish Open, where
last year Molinari posted his second runner-up finish in as many starts when
he lost to Jeev Milkha Singh in a playoff.
PGA TOUR CANADA
DAKOTA DUNES OPEN, Dakota Dunes Golf Links, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - The PGA
Tour Canada returns this week for the Dakota Dunes Open after nearly a month
The tour's previous tournament, the ATB Financial Classic, was canceled in
late June due to sever flooding in the Calgary area.
Last year, Matt Hill 2-putted for birdie on the fourth playoff hole to defeat
Will Strickler and win the Dakota Dunes Casino Open. The pair finished at 19-
There will be no television coverage this week.
The PGA Tour Canada shifts to Alberta next week for the Syncrude Boreal Open,
which Cory Renfrew won in a playoff over Hill last year.
The Sports Network