Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) -- PGA TOUR - DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP,
TPC Boston, Norton, Massachusetts - The FedExCup Playoffs continue this week
with the top 100 on the points list set to tee it up.
Last year, then-world No. 1 Rory McIlroy closed with his second straight 4-
under 67 to defeat Louis Oosthuizen by a single stroke.
Zach Johnson and Steve Stricker, who both sat out The Barclays for personal
reasons, are in the field this week, meaning every player in the top 100 of
the FedExCup standings is expected to compete at TPC Boston.
This event runs from Friday to Monday, with Golf Channel handling full
coverage of the first two rounds and early action on Sunday and Monday before
handing off to CBS for the remainder of the coverage.
The PGA Tour is off next week before heading to Illinois for the BMW
Championship, which McIlory won by a pair of strokes.
ISPS HANDA WALES OPEN, The Celtic Manor Resort, City of Newport, Wales -- The
European Tour heads to the Celtic Manor Resort this week for the ISPS Handa
Last year, Thongchai Jaidee held on for a 1-stroke victory despite recording
bogeys on two of his last three holes.
Jaidee is back in the field to defend his title, but many of the top European
players are still in the United States for the FedExCup Playoffs. Players on
hand can start earning points towards the next Ryder Cup at this event.
Golf Channel has coverage of all four rounds.
The tour heads to Switzerland next week for the Omega European Masters, which
Richie Ramsay won last year.
SAFEWAY CLASSIC, Columbia Edgewater Country Club, Portland, Oregon -- The LPGA
Tour returns from Canada this week for the Safeway Classic in Portland, Ore.
Last year, Mika Miyazato carded a 2-under 70 during her final round to hold
on for a 2-stroke victory and claim her first LPGA Tour title.
Miyazato will be back on hand this week, as will world No. 1 Inbee Park, who
has six victories on tour this season.
Golf Channel will cover all four rounds of action.
The LPGA Tour is off next week before heading to France for the Evian
Championship, which Park won in 2012.
SHAW CHARITY CLASSIC, Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club, Calgary, Alberta,
Canada -- The Champions Tour moves to Canada this week for the inaugural Shaw
Schwab Cup points leader Kenny Perry highlights a field which also includes
Fred Couples, Steve Elkington, Mark O'Meara, Tom Lehman, Mark Calcavecchia and
Golf Channel will have television coverage of all three rounds.
The Champions Tour remains in Canada next week for the Montreal Championship,
which Calcavecchia won a year ago.
HOTEL FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIP, Sycamore Hills Golf Club, Fort Wayne, Indiana --
The Web.com Tour Finals begin this week at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in
The top 75 on the Web.com Tour money list, and players No. 126-200 on the PGA
Tour's FedExCup points list will duke it out over a four-event playoff series
for 50 available 2013-2014 PGA Tour cards.
Twenty-five PGA Tour cards have already been decided via the Web.com Tour
regular-season money list, and those players will play for priority ranking,
while the other competitors will play for the remaining 25 cards.
Money list No. 1 Michael Putnam highlights the Web.com Tour portion of the
field, while PGA Tour players such as Ricky Barnes, Ryo Ishikawa and
Trevor Immelman will battle to return to the major circuit.
Golf Channel will cover all four rounds this week.
The finals continue next week with the Chiquita Classic, which
Russell Henley won last year.
PGA TOUR CANADA
THE WILDFIRE INVITATIONAL, Wildfire Golf Club, Peterborough, Ontario -- The
PGA Tour Canada is in Ontario this week for the inaugural Wildfire
The pro-am format features amateurs playing in teams with a pair of PGA Tour
Canada professionals on Thursday and Friday, with the final 36 holes reserved
for professional competition.
Next week, the tour will feature another new event, the Cape Breton Celtic
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