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St. Jude Classic

Site: Memphis, Tenn.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC Southwind (7,239 yards, par 70).

Purse: $5.6 million. Winner's share: $1,008,000.

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

Last year: Brian Gay won the second of his two 2009 titles, shooting 64-66-66-66 for a wire-to-wire, five-stroke victory over David Toms and Bryce Molder.

Last week: England's Justin Rose won his first PGA Tour title, overcoming a four-shot deficit to win the Memorial by three strokes. Rickie Fowler was second.

Note: The U.S. Open is next week at Pebble Beach.


LPGA State Farm Classic

Site: Springfield, Ill.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Panther Creek Country Club (6,746 yards, par 72).

Purse: $1.7 million. Winner's share: $255,000.

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

Last year: South Korea's In-Kyung Kim won her second LPGA Tour title, with birdies on two of the final three holes for a one-stroke victory over Se Ri Pak.


Curtis Cup

Site: Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: Essex County Club (6,247 yards, par 70).

Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 11 a.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.).

Format: United States vs. Britain and Ireland in team match play. Friday and Saturday, three morning alternate-shot matches and three afternoon better-ball matches; Sunday, eight singles matches.

Note: Cydney Clanton of Concord is on the U.S. team.

Associated Press