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PGA OF AMERICA
Site: Louisville, Kentucky.
Course: Valhalla Golf Club (7,458 yards, par 71).
Purse: $10 million. Winner's share: $1.8 million.
Television: TNT (Thursday-Friday, 1-7 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 2-7 p.m.).
Last year: Jason Dufner won at Oak Hill in Rochester, New York. He matched the major championship record with a second-round 63 in a two-stroke victory.
Last week: Rory McIlroy regained the top spot in the world, following his British Open victory with a comeback win in the Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. ... Geoff Ogilvy won the Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nevada, for his victory PGA Tour victory since 2010.
Notes: Tiger Woods, the 2000 winner at Valhalla, withdrew from the Bridgestone Invitational in the final round because of a back injury. The tournament was his third since returning from surgery to alleviate pain from a pinched nerve. Also the 1999, 2006 and 2007 PGA winner, he won the last of his 14 major titles in the 2008 U.S. Open. ... The tournament ends the points race for the nine automatic spots on the U.S. Ryder Cup team. ... McIlroy won by eight shots in 2012 at Kiawah Island to break the tournament record for margin of victory. ... If tied after 72 holes, the tournament will be decided in a three-hole, stroke-play playoff. If still tied, it will go to sudden death. ... The United States won the 2008 Ryder Cup at Valhalla. ... Michael Block won the PGA Professional title in June to top the 20 club pro qualifiers. ... The PGA of America owns Jack Nicklaus-designed Valhalla. ... The 2015 tournament will be played at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. ... The Wyndham Championship is next week at Sedgefield in Greensboro, North Carolina, followed by The Barclays -- the FedEx Cup opener at Ridgewood in New Jersey.
PGA Tour site: http://www.pgatour.com
European Tour site: http://www.europeantour.com
MEIJER LPGA CLASSIC
Site: Belmont, Michigan.
Course: Blythefield Country Club (6,414 yards, par 71).
Purse: $1.5 million. Winner's share: $225,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Sunday, 5-7 p.m.).
Last year: Inaugural event.
Last event: Spain won the International Crown on July 27 in Maryland, beating Sweden by four points. Spain swept its four singles matches, with Belen Mozo securing the winning points with a victory over Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn. Mozo teamed with Carlota Ciganda, Beatriz Recari and Azahara Munoz.
Notes: Top-ranked Stacy Lewis is in the field along with No. 2 Lydia Ko, No. 3 Inbee Park, No. 4 Suzann Pettersen and No. 5 Lexi Thompson. U.S. Women's Open champion Michelle Wie and Women's British Open winner Mo Martin also are playing. ... The tournament is the tour's first in Michigan since the 2000 Oldsmobile Classic in East Lansing. ... The LPGA Championship is next week in Pittsford, New York, followed by the Canadian Women's Open in London, Ontario.
PRICE CUTTER CHARITY CHAMPIONSHIP
Site: Springfield, Missouri.
Course: Highland Springs Country Club (7,115 yards, par 72).
Purse: $675,000. Winner's share: $121,500.
Last year: Andrew Svoboda closed with an 8-under 64 for a three-stroke victory.
Last week: Tony Finau won the Stonebrae Classic in Hayward, California. He had a tournament-record 22-under 258 total for a three-stroke victory.
Notes: Jarrod Lyle is making his second U.S, start since his second bout with leukemia. The 32-year-old Australian tied for 11th two weeks ago the Midwest Classic. When Lyle returns to the PGA Tour for the start of the season in October, he will have 20 events to earn $283,825 and reach the equivalent of No. 125 on the money list in 2012, the year he suffered a recurrence. ... The tournament is in its 25th season, all at Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed Highland Springs. It's one of four remaining events from the tour's first season. ... The News Sentinel Open is next week in Knoxville, Tennessee, followed by the Portland Open -- the final regular-season event of the year.
U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION
U.S. WOMEN'S AMATEUR
Site: Glen Cove, New York.
Schedule: through Sunday.
Course: Nassau Country Club (6,297 yards, par 70).
Television: Golf Channel (Wednesday, 3-5 p.m.; Thursday, 1-3 a.m., 3-5 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, 3-5 a.m., 3-5 p.m.).
Last year: Emma Talley, the Alabama player from Princeton, Kentucky, beat Yueer Cindy Feng 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final at the Country Club of Charleston.
Notes: The top 64 in stroke-play qualifying will advance to match play, starting Wednesday. ... Talley is in the field. ... Princess Mary Superal of the Philippines won the U.S. Girls' Junior last month. ... Sixteen-year-old Brooke Mackenzie Henderson of Canada was the low amateur in the U.S. Women's Open. ... The 1914 event also was played at Seth Raynor-designed Nassau. ... The 2015 event will be played at Portland Golf Club in Oregon.