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Teeing it up (Aug. 24): This week’s golf and Area Holes-In-One

PGA Tour

Event: The Barclays at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, Thursday through Sunday.

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

Last Year: Jason Day of Australia, coming off his first major victory in the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, closed with an 8-under-62 to win the FedEx Cup playoffs opener by six strokes over Henrik Stenson of Sweden at Plainfield Country Club in Edison, N.J. Day, on his way to becoming No. 1 in the World Golf Ranking, played the weekend in 63-62 to earn his fourth title of the season on the PGA Tour. Stenson, who finished with a 66, pulled within two shots of Day with birdies on the 13th and 14th holes in the final round, but the Aussie didn’t flinch. Day sank a 5-foot putt to save par on the 13th hole and then ran in birdie putts of 29 feet on the 14th, 33 feet on the 14th and 10 feet on the last.


Event: Canadian Pacific Women’s Open at Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club in Calgary, Alberta.

TV: Thursday and Friday, 6-9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 3-6 p.m., Golf Channel.

Last Year: Top-ranked Lydia Ko of New Zealand tapped in a 2-foot par putt on the first playoff hole to beat Stacy Lewis and win the tournament for the third time in the last four years. Ko equaled Meg Mallon and Pat Bradley for the most victories in tournament history after winning in 2012 and 2013 when she was an amateur. This time, Ko seemed to be in command again in the final round, but she closed with an even-par 72 and Lewis caught her with a 67. However, in the playoff, Lewis drove into trouble, took three shots to reach the green and missed a 20-foot par putt. Ko hit the fairway and green before two-putting for a winning par.

PGA Tour Champions

Event: Boeing Classic at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge in Snoqualmie, Wash., Friday through Sunday.

TV: Friday, 9-11 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 6-8 p.m. on the Golf Channel each day.

Last Year: It wasn’t pretty, but Billy Andrade closed with a 1-over-par 73 to beat Bernhard Langer by one stroke for his first victory since he beat Phil Mickelson in the 2000 Las Vegas Open on the PGA Tour. Andrade, who won four times on the PGA Tour, added victories in the Buick Southern Open and the Bell Canadian Open later last year on the PGA Tour Champions. He opened with scores of 69-65 to take a three-stroke lead last year in the Boeing but stumbled with a triple-bogey 7 on the fourth hole. However, he made birdies on the eighth and 12th holes before finishing with six straight pars to outlast Langer, who had a 71.

Area Holes-In-One

• Neil Bommer, on the 179-yard 11th hole at Chestnut Hill, with a 6-iron.

• Ty Broad, on the 145-yard fifth hole at Bob-O-Link, with a 7-iron.

• Jim Cleary, on the 130-yard 12th hole at Harvest Hill, with a 6-iron.

• Mike Crawley, on the 144-yard 13th hole at Grover Cleveland, with a 7-iron.

• Bill Groves, on the 150-yard sixth hole at Grandview, with a 6-iron.

• Larry Kavanaugh, on the 165-yard 15th hole at Wanakah, with a 7-iron.

• John Lindner, on the 150-yard eighth hole at Sheridan, with an 8-iron.

• Paul Stasiak, on the 140-yard 17th hole at Grover Cleveland, with a 6-iron.

• Sue Tillou, on the 142-yard fourth hole at Wanakah, with a 7-wood.

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