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Memorial Tournament

Site: Dublin, Ohio.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Muirfield Village Golf Club (7,366 yards, par 72).

Purse: $6 million. Winner's share: $1.08 million.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 3 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday, 3 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30 p.m.).

Last year: Tiger Woods won Jack Nicklaus' tournament for the record fourth time, hitting a 7-iron approach to within a foot on the final hole for a 7-under 65 and a one-shot victory over Jim Furyk. Woods, also the 1999-01 winner, finished at 12-under 276.

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

Note: Woods is making his first start since withdrawing from The Players Championship on May 9 because of an inflamed facet joint in his neck.


Principal Charity Classic

Site: West Des Moines, Iowa.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: Glen Oaks Country Club (6,879 yards, par 71).

Purse: $1,725,000. Winner's share: $258,750.

Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 6:30 p.m.; Sunday 7 p.m.).

Last year: Mark McNulty beat Fred Funk with a 30-foot birdie putt on the fourth hole of a playoff. Nick Price was eliminated on the second extra hole.

Last week: Tom Lehman won the Senior PGA Championship at Colorado Golf Club, beating Fred Couples and David Frost with a par on the first playoff hole. Couples and Frost had double-bogeys after hitting into trouble off the tee.


Next event: LPGA State Farm Classic, June 10-13, Panther Creek Country Club, Springfield, Ill.

Associated Press