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Teeing it up for Aug. 20


Event: The Barclays.

Site: Paramus, N.J.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Ridgewood Country Club (7,319 yards, par 71).

Purse: $8 million. Winner’s share: $1.44 million.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 2-6 p.m., 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Friday, 2-6 p.m., 10:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Sunday, noon-1:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 2-6 p.m.).

Last year: Adam Scott won the playoff opener at Liberty National in Jersey City, topping Tiger Woods, Gary Woodland, Justin Rose and Graham DeLaet by a stroke.

Last week: Camilo Villegas won the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C., closing with a 7-under 63 for a one-stroke victory.

Notes: The top 125 in the regular-season standings qualified for the tournament. The top 100 after the event will be eligible for the Deutsche Bank next week at TPC Boston in Massachusetts. The field will be cut to 70 for the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills in Colorado, and to 30 for the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta. … Points leader Rory McIlroy is coming off consecutive victories in the British Open, Bridgestone Invitational and PGA Championship. … The FedEx Cup winner will receive $10 million. Henrik Stenson won last year and also took the European Tour’s Race to Dubai. He won the Deutsche Bank and Tour Championship. ... The 2015 tournament will be played at Plainfield in Edison, N.J., and the 2006 event is set for Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y.


Event: Canadian Women’s Open.

Site: London, Ont.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: London Hunt and Country Club (6,656 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2.25 million. Winner’s share: $333,750.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, noon-2 p.m.; Friday, 1:30-3:30 a.m., noon-2 p.m.; Saturday, 2:30-4:30 a.m., 3-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-3:30 a.m., 2-5 p.m.; Monday, 1:30-3:30 a.m.).

Last year: Lydia Ko successfully defended her title, winning by five strokes as an amateur at Royal Mayfair in Edmonton. In 2012 at Vancouver Golf Club in British Columbia, she won at 15 years, 4 months to become the LPGA Tour’s youngest winner and fifth amateur champion.

Last week: Inbee Park won the LPGA Championship in Pittsford for the second straight year, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff.

Notes: The 17-year-old Ko has two LPGA Tour victories this year as a professional. … Park won the Manulife Financial in June in Waterloo, Ont. … Cristie Kerr won in 2006 at London Hunt, overcoming an eight-stroke deficit in the final round. … Michelle Wie, the 2010 winner in Winnipeg is sidelined by a finger injury. … Sixteen-year-old Brooke Mackenzie Henderson, from Smith Falls, Ont., is coming off a runner-up finish in the U.S. Women’s Amateur.

Champions Tour

Event: Boeing Classic

Site: Snoqualmie, Wash.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: TPC Snoqualmie Ridge (7,172 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2 million. Winner’s share: $300,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 4:30-6:30 a.m., 5-7 p.m.; Sunday, 3:30-5:30 a.m., 5-7 p.m.).

Last year: John Riegger won in his fifth Champions Tour start, birdieing three of the last four holes for a two-stroke victory over John Cook.

Last week: Bernhard Langer rallied to win the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open in Endicott for his fifth victory of the year. Kevin Sutherland shot a tour-record 59 in the second round. He finished with a 74 to tie for seventh.

Notes: Langer won in 2010, shooting 66-63-69 to match the tournament record at 18 under. The 56-year-old German has 23 victories on the 50-and-over tour. … Fred Couples, from Seattle, missed the cut last week in the PGA Tour’s Wyndham Championship. He won his 10th Champions Tour title in March in Newport Beach, Calif. … The tour will be in Canada the next two weeks.

Area Holes-in-One

Paul Buchholz, on the 151-yard sixth hole at Chestnut Hill, with an 8-iron.

Doreen D’Amico-Claflin, on the 135-yard eighth hole at Eden Valley.

James Fischer, on the 149-yard seventh hole at Delaware, with a 7-iron.

Dan Hryshchuk, on the 116-yard second hole at Ironwood, with a sand wedge.

Kathy Hunt, on the 132-yard 12th hole at Brookfield, with a 7-iron.

Tim Kreuz,on the 141-yard 17th hole at Westwood, with a 9-iron.

Gary Lockwood, on the 158-yard fifth hole at Terry Hills, with a 4-iron.

Bill McLaughlin, on the 149-yard fifth hole at Harvest Hill, with an 8-iron.

Vince Morreale, on 115-yard 16th holes at Orchard Park, with a pitching wedge.

Tom Rennie, on the 152-yard fourth hole at Lancaster, with an 8-iron.

Ian Ward, on the 177-yard third hole at Springville, with a 7-iron.

Andy Weiss, on the 113-yard second hole at Ironwood, with an 8-iron.

Double Eagle

Bob Phillips, on the 210-yard 13th hole at Brookfield, with a 2-Hybrid.