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Site: Lake Forest, Ill.
Course: Conway Farms Golf Club (7,216 yards, par 71).
Purse: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m., 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Saturday, 1-5 p.m., 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m., 11 p.m.-2 a.m.) and NBC (Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-6 p.m.).
Last year: Rory McIlroy won at Crooked Stick in Indiana for his second straight FedEx Cup victory and fourth PGA Tour win of the year.
Last event: Sweden's Henrik Stenson won the Deutsche Bank Championship on Sept. 2 at TPC Boston to take the FedEx Cup lead. Steve Stricker was second.
Notes: The top 70 in the FedEx Cup standings qualified for the third of the four playoff events. The field will be cut to 30 for the Tour Championship next week at East Lake in Atlanta. ... Stenson has 4,051 points. Tiger Woods is second with 4,037, followed by Masters champion Adam Scott (3,917) and Matt Kuchar (3,103). Scott won the playoff opener at Liberty National. ... McIlroy is 41st in the standings. ... Hunter Mahan is the only player to play in every event in FedEx Cup playoffs history. He's 18th in the standings. ... Tom Fazio designed Conway Farms. ... The 2014 event will be played at Cherry Hills in Colorado.
LPGA TOUR/LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR
Site: Evian-les-Bains, France.
Course: Evian Masters Golf Club (6,465 yards, par 71).
Purse: $3.25 million. Winner's share: $487,500.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 6:30-11:30 a.m., 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8:30 a.m.-noon, 9-11 p.m.) and NBC (Sunday, noon-1:30 p.m.).
Last year: South Korea's Inbee Park closed with a 6-under 66 for a two-stroke victory over Stacy Lewis and Karrie Webb.
Last event: Norway's Suzann Pettersen won the Safeway Classic on Sept. 1 in Portland, Ore., for her second LPGA Tour victory of the year.
Notes: The tournament is a major championship for the first time, giving the tour five majors. ... The top-ranked Park swept the first three majors -- the Kraft Nabisco, LPGA Championship and U.S. Women's Open -- and has three other LPGA Tour victories this season. ... Lewis won the Women's British Open for her third victory of the year. ... Lydia Ko is coming off her successful title defense in the Canadian Women's Open, the 16-year-old amateur's fourth victory in professional events. ... Ai Miyazato won in 2009 and 2011. ... Australia's Rebecca Artis won the LET event Sunday in Sweden, rallying to beat European Solheim Cup star Caroline Hedwall by a stroke. ... The LPGA Tour is off the next two weeks. Play will resume Oct. 3-6 in Beijing.
Ladies European Tour site: http://www.ladieseuropeantour.com
NATIONWIDE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Site: Columbus, Ohio.
Course: Ohio State University Golf Club, Scarlet Course (7,455 yards, par 71).
Purse: $1 million. Winner's share: $180,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Saturday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Sunday, 7-9 p.m.).
Last year: Ben Kohles won the July event in his pro debut, beating Luke Guthrie with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff. Kohles, a former Virginia player, was one of 12 college All-Americans invited to the event.
Last week: Andrew Svoboda won the Chiquita Classic in Davidson, N.C., beating Will MacKenzie with a par on the first extra hole. Svoboda won the Price Cutter Charity Championship last month.
Notes: The tournament is the third in the four-event Web.com Tour Finals. The Web.com Tour Championship is Sept. 26-29 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. ... The bulk of the field is made up of players in the top 75 on the Web.com Tour money list and Nos. 126-200 in the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup standings. The top 25 on the Web.com money list are assured PGA Tour cards for the 2013-14 season, while the other players are fighting for 25 additional cards through earnings in the finals. The series money leader will be fully exempt and earn a spot in The Players Championship. ... Svoboda wrapped up a PGA Tour card entering the series by finishing 25th on the Web.com money list. ... Trevor Immelman won the series opener in Fort Wayne, Ind. ... Kohles is in the field.
Site: Zandvoort, Netherlands.
Course: Kennemer Golf & Country Club (6,626, par 70).
Purse: $2.37 million. Winner's share: $395,280.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2-6 a.m.; Monday, 2:30-5 a.m.).
Last year: Sweden's Peter Hanson won at Hilversumsche, holing a 35-foot eagle putt on the final hole for a two-stroke victory.