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PGA TOUR

Crowne Plaza Invitational

Site: Fort Worth, Texas.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Colonial Country Club (7,204 yards, par 70).

Purse: $6.2 million. Winner's share: $1,116,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 3 p.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3 p.m.).

Last year: Zach Johnson won his seventh PGA Tour title, shooting 65-66-64-64 for a tournament-record 21-under 259 total. Brian Davis was second.

Notes: Phil Mickelson, the 2000 and 2008 winner, is skipping the tournament. ... No. 10 Matt Kuchar is the highest-ranked player in the field.

LPGA TOUR

Sybase Match Play Championship

Site: Gladstone, N.J.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Hamilton Farm Golf Club (6,585 yards, par 72).

Purse: $1.5 million. Winner's share: $375,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 6:30 p.m.; Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 4:30 p.m.; Sunday, 4:30 p.m.).

Last event: Maria Hjorth took advantage of Alexis Thompson's collapse in a failed bid to become the youngest LPGA Tour winner, rallying to win the Avnet LPGA Classic on May 1 in Mobile, Ala. Hjorth beat Kim by two strokes. Thompson, 16, tied for the lead entering the final round, had a 78 to tie for 19th.

EUROPEAN TOUR

Volvo World Match Play

Site: Casares, Spain.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Finca Cortesin Golf Club (7,380 yards, par 72).

Purse: $4.82 million. Winner's share: $1,135,040.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 9 a.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.; Monday, 6 a.m.).

Notes: Top-ranked Lee Westwood, No. 2 Luke Donald, No. 3 Martin Kaymer, No. 5 Graeme McDowell and No. 6 Rory McIlroy top the 24-man field along with Masters champion Charl Schwartzel.

NATIONWIDE TOUR

BMW Charity Pro-Am

Site: Greer, S.C.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Courses: Thornblade Club (7,024 yards, par 71), The Carolina Country Club (6,951 yards, par 72) and Bright's Creek Golf Club (7,435 yards, par 72).

Purse: $600,000. Winner's share: $108,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 1 p.m.; Friday, 1 p.m.; Saturday, 1 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.).

Notes: The final round will be played on the Thornblade Club. The Carolina Country Club is in Spartanburg and Bright's Creek is in Mill Spring, N.C.

Associated Press

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