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Teeing it up for Aug. 27

PGA Tour

Event: FedEx Cup, Deutsche Bank Championship.

Site: Norton, Mass.

Schedule: Friday-Monday.

Course: TPC Boston (7,216 yards, par 71).

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

Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 2:30-6:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m.; Saturday, 3-6:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-3 a.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; Monday, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 8 p.m.-2:30 a.m.) and NBC (Sunday, 3-6 p.m.; Monday, 1:30-6 p.m.).

Last year: Henrik Stenson won the tournament and season-ending Tour Championship en route to the FedEx Cup title. The Swede also won the European Tour’s Race to Dubai.

Last week: Hunter Mahan won The Barclays in New Jersey to open the FedEx Cup playoffs, closing with a 6-under 65 for a two-shot victory.

Notes: The top 100 in the FedEx Cup standings qualified for the tournament. The field will be cut to 70 for the BMW Championship next week at Cherry Hills in Colorado, and to 30 for the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta. The FedEx Cup winner will receive $10 million. ... Mahan leads the standings, followed by Rory McIlroy, Jimmy Walker, Matt Kuchar and Bubba Watson. McIlroy, the 2012 tournament winner, tied for 22nd in the playoff opener after winning the British Open, Bridgestone Invitational and PGA Championship in his previous three starts. ... Mahan is the only player to play in every event in FedEx Cup playoffs history.



Event: Portland Classic.

Site: Portland, Ore.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Columbia Edgewater Country Club (6,465 yards, par 72).

Purse: $1.3 million. Winner’s share: $195,500.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 7-9 p.m.).

Last year: Suzann Pettersen won the event for the second time in three years, taking advantage of Yani Tseng’s final-round collapse. Pettersen beat Stacy Lewis by two strokes. Tseng, the third-round leader, finished with a 78.

Last week: So Yeon Ryu won the Canadian Women’s Open at London Hunt in Ontario, breaking the tournament record at 23 under. Na Yeon Choi was second, two strokes back.

Notes: The top-ranked Lewis, No. 2 Inbee Park and No. 3 Lydia Ko are skipping the tournament. No. 4 Pettersen and No. 5 Ryu are in the field. Pettersen is winless this year. ... Charley Hull is playing on a sponsor exemption. The 18-year-old English player won a Ladies European Tour event in Morocco in March. ... Marissa Steen is playing after earning a tour promotion with her third Symetra Tour victory of the year. ... Gigi Stoll, a senior at Beaverton High School, won the Portland Classic Amateur Open last week to earn a spot in the field. ... The tour is off next week. Play will resume Sept. 11-14 with the Evian Championship in France.


Champions Tour

Event: Shaw Charity Classic.

Site: Calgary, Alberta.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club (7,158 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2.25 million. Winner’s share: $337,500.

Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 9:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 4-6 a.m., 9:30-11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3:30-5:30 a.m., 9-11 p.m.).

Last year: Rocco Mediate won the inaugural tournament, shooting 63-64-64 for a seven-stroke victory. At 191, he matched the tour record for a 54-hole event.

Last week: Scott Dunlap won the Boeing Classic in Washington for his first Champions Tour title, beating Mark Brooks with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

Notes: Bernhard Langer turned 57 on Wednesday. The German player has a tour-high five victories this season and tops the Charles Schwab Cup points race and money list. He has 23 career victories on the tour. ... Fred Couples is making his ninth senior start of the year. He won the Toshiba Classic in March for his 10th Champions Tour title. ... The tour will remain in Canada next week for the Quebec Championship in Quebec City.


Area Holes-In-One

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

Mike Connor, on the 150-yard ninth hole at Elkdale, with a 7-iron.

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

Greg Grenda, on the 165-yard 11th hole at Gowanda, with a 9-iron.

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

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

John Kuzdale, on the 170-yard third hole at Tri County Country Club, with a 7-iron.

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

Vince Morreale, on the 115-yard 16th hole at Orchard Park Country Club, with a pitching wedge.

Dan Perillo, on the 125-yard seventh hole at Harvest Hill, with a pitching wedge.

Mark Powalski, on the 188-yard 10th hole at Park Country Club, with a 3-hybrid.

Tim Reilly, on the 105-yard sixth hole at Sheridan, with a wedge.

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

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

Double Eagle

Jim Lueke, on the 516-yard 13th hole at Links at Ivy Ridge, with a 4-iron.