LPGA: CANADIAN WOMEN’S OPENSite: St. Charles Country Club (6,572 yards, par 72), Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Purse: $2.25 million. Winner’s share: $337,500.
Television: Golf Channel (tomorrow, midnight-2 a.m., Saturday, midnight-2 a.m., 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, midnight-2 a.m., 2-6 p.m.; Monday, midnight-2 a.m.).
Of note: Last year, Norway’s Suzann Pettersen won at Priddis Greens in Calgary, Alberta, shooting 65-68-66-70 for a five-stroke victory . . . Last week, Ai Miyazato reclaimed the top spot in the world rankings, winning the LPGA
CHAMPIONS:Site: TPC Snoqualmie Ridge (7,183 yards, par 72), Snoqualmie, Wash.
Purse: $1.9 million. Winner’s share: $285,000.
Television: Golf Channel (tomorrow, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2-4 a.m., 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2-4 a.m., 7-9:30 p.m.; Monday, 2-4 a.m.).
Of note: Last year, Loren Roberts won the last of his three 2009 titles, birdieing the final two holes for one-stroke victory over Mark O’Meara . . . Last week, Fred Funk won the Jeld-Wen Tradition for the second time in three years, closing with a 3-under 69 for a one-stroke victory over Michael Allen and Chien Soon Lu.
EUROPEAN: JOHNNIE WALKER CHAMPIONSHIPSite: The Gleneagles Hotel, PGA Centenary Course (7,316 yards, par 72), Perthshire, Scotland.
Purse: $2.16 million. Winner’s share: $359,745.
Television: Golf Channel (today, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; tomorrow, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-noon).
Of note: Last year, Sweden’s Peter Hedblom held off countryman Martin Erlandsson by a stroke . . . The tournament is the final event in the points races for the nine automatic European Ryder Cup spots . . . The Jack Nicklaus-designed Centenary Course will be the site of the 2014 Ryder Cup.
NATIONWIDE: KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINELSite: Fox Den Country Club (7,110 yards, par 72), Knoxville, Tenn.
Purse: $500,000. Winner’s share: $90,000.
Of note: Last year, Kevin Johnson of Pembroke, Mass., tied the Nationwide Tour career victory record with six, beating Bradley Iles with a birdie on the second playoff hole . . . The tournament is one of four remaining events from the tour’s first season. Springfield; Wichita, Kan.; and Boise, Idaho, also have had events since 1990.
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