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Teeing it up (July 20): This week’s golf and Area Holes-In-One

PGA Tour

Event: RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario, Thursday through Sunday.

TV: Thursday and Friday, 4-7 p.m., Golf Channel; Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m., Golf Channel and 3-6 p.m., CBS, and Sunday, 1-2 p.m., Golf Channel and 3-6 p.m., CBS.

Last Year: Jason Day of Australia birdied the last three holes, including a 22-footer on No. 18, to claim a one-stroke victory over Bubba Watson for the second of his five titles in 2015. The Aussie closed with a 68 and Watson could not catch him despite finishing with four straight birdies to shoot 69. Day kept it going and finished a career season by winning the PGA Championship, his first major title, the Barclays and the Deutsche Bank Championship. He continued his run this year by winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational, the WGC-Dell Match Play Championship and the Players Championship for seven victories in 15 events at one stage and claimed the No. 1 spot in the World Golf Rankings.


Event: UL International Crown at the Merit Club in Chicago, Thursday through Sunday.

TV: Thursday and Friday, noon-4 p.m., Golf Channel; Saturday, 3-7 p.m., Golf Channel, and Sunday, noon-2 p.m., Golf Channel and 2-6 p.m., NBC.

Last Year: Spain captured the inaugural playing of the biennial event with a match-play record of 7-2-1 and total of 15 points to 11 for Sweden (5-4-1) at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md. Azahara Munoz, Beatriz Recari, Carlota Ciganda and Belen Mozo comprised the winning team for the Spaniards, who failed to qualify this year and will not defend their title. The eight-team field consists of South Korea, the United States, Japan, Australia, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, England and China.

PGA Tour Champions

Event: The Senior Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Club in Carnoustie, Scotland, Thursday through Sunday.

TV: Thursday and Friday, 6-8 a.m. and 10 a.m.-noon, Golf Channel; Saturday, 9:30-noon, Golf Channel and noon-2 p.m. on NBC, and Sunday, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Golf Channel.

Last Year: Marco Dawson sank a 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole to claim his first major title of any kind by one stroke over Bernhard Langer of Germany at Sunningdale Golf Club in Sunningdale, England. Dawson, who won the Tucson Conquistadores Classic earlier in the season for his first title on the PGA Tour Champions after never winning on the PGA Tour, finished with a 6-under-par 64. Langer, the two-time Masters champion who has won seven more major titles on the senior circuit, also shot 64 and made a 12-foot birdie putt after Dawson holed the winner.

Area Holes-In-One

Gia Bolognese, on the 132-yard 2nd hole at East Aurora CC, with a 6-hybrid.

Pauline Cartonia, on the 104-yard 10th hole at Holiday Valley, with a 7-iron.

Steven Joe Cvetanovich, on the 150-yard fifth hole at Grandview, with a 5-iron.

Todd Gravius, on the 146-yard 11th hole at 18 Mile Creek, with a 9-iron.

Tom Kane, on the 127-yard 13th hole at Grover Cleveland, with a 7-iron.

Doug Keating, on the 110-yard 18th hole at Bob-O-Link, with a 9-iron.

Bob Mayo, on the 144-yard 18th hole at Tan Tara, with a 6-iron.

Trevor Simonick, on the 142-yard fifth hole at Brookfield, with a gap wedge.

David Stapleton, on the 136-yard 18th hole at Seneca Hickory Stick, with a pitching wedge.

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