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Golf Glance for November 6

PGA Tour

Event: McGladrey Classic

Site: St. Simons Island, Ga.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Sea Island Resort, Seaside Course (7,005 yards, par 70).

Purse: $5.5 million. Winner’s share: $990,000.

TV: Golf Channel (Thursday, 1-4 p.m., 4:30-7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, midnight-3 a.m., 1-4 p.m., 4:30-7:30 p.m.; Monday, midnight-3 a.m.).

Last year: Tommy Gainey won his first PGA Tour title, overcoming a seven-stroke deficit in the final round with a course-record 60. David Toms finished a stroke back.

Last week: Dustin Johnson won the HSBC Champions in Shanghai, beating Ian Poulter by three strokes. Johnson had a tournament-record 24-under 264 total.

Chip shots: Matt Kuchar, Zach Johnson and Webb Simpson are the lone players in the top 20 in the world ranking in the field. Kuchar is eighth, Johnson 13th and Simpson 19th.


European Tour

Event: Turkish Airlines Open

Site: Antalya, Turkey.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: The Montgomerie Maxx Royal (7,100 yards, par 72).

Purse: $7 million. Winner’s share: $1,166,600.

TV: Golf Channel (Thursday-Saturday, 4-9 a.m., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 7:30-11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3:30-8:30 p.m., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 7:30-11:30 p.m.).

Last year: Inaugural event.

Chip shots: Tiger Woods is making his first tournament start since the Presidents Cup. The top-ranked Woods led the PGA Tour with five victories last season. The top 60 on the money list after the event will be eligible for the season-ending World Tour Championship next week in Dubai. ... Race to Dubai leader Henrik Stenson is in the field along with Poulter, Justin Rose and Charl Schwartzel.

LPGA Tour/Japan LPGA Tour

Event: Mizuno Classic

Site: Shima, Japan.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: Kintetsu Kashikojima Country Club (6,506 yards, par 72).

Purse: $1.2 million. Winner’s share: $180,000.

TV: None.

Chip shots: Lewis, the top-ranked player in the field at No. 3, has three victories this year.

Area Holes-In-One

Hon. Mark Farrell, on the 145-yard 12th hole at Brookfield with a 12-iron.

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