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Teeing it up (This week’s golf and Area Holes-in-One)

PGA Tour

Next Event: The Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Sept. 22-25.

Last week: Dustin Johnson won the BMW Championship and took over first place in the FedExCup standings with the three-shot victory. Paul Casey was second. The tour has a week off before the top 30 in FedExCup points meet up in Atlanta.

Last year: Jordan Spieth capped a brilliant season with his fifth victory, posting four scores in the 60s to beat Henrik Stenson of Sweden, Danny Lee of New Zealand and Justin Rose of England by four strokes and capture the FedExCup.


Event: The Evian Championship at Evian Resort Golf Club in Evian-Les-Bains, France, Thursday through Sunday. TV: Thursday and Friday, 5-8 a.m.; Saturday, 6:30-11:30 a.m.; and Sunday, 8-12 a.m., Golf Channel.

Last year: Lydia Ko of New Zealand became the youngest major champion in LPGA Tour history, posting a bogey-free, 8-under-par 63 in the final round to beat Lexi Thompson by six strokes. Ko, who made birdies on five of the last eight holes, was 18 years, 4 months and 20 days, breaking the record set by Morgan Pressel when she won the 2007 ANA Inspiration at 18 years, 10 months and 9 days. Ko claimed the ninth victory of her career and has won five more titles since to rise to the No. 1 spot in the World Golf Rankings.

PGA Tour Champions

Event: Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, Calif., Friday through Sunday.

TV: Friday through Sunday, 6-9 p.m., Golf Channel.

Last year: Esteban Toledo of Mexico claimed his third victory on the Champions Tour, holding off 66-year-old Tom Watson by one stroke when he shot 3-under-par 69 in the final round. Watson, winless since the 2011 Senior PGA Championship, was trying to become the oldest winner on the senior circuit. He closed with a 65 but made a bogey on the 17th hole to fall out of a tie for the lead. Mike Fetchick holds the Champions Tour record for oldest winner, capturing the 1985 Hilton Head Seniors Invitational on his 63rd birthday.

Area Holes-In-One

Ron Bongi, on the 184-yard eighth holes at PB Dye, with a driver.

Jamie Colburn, on the 136-yard 10th hole at Tan Tara, with a 9-iron.

Bob Ewel, on the 94-yard eighth hole at Springville CC, with a pitching wedge.

Jim Mary, on the 113-yard sixth hole at Sheridan, with a 9-iron.

Robbie Piszcz, on the 146-yard eighth hole at Lancaster, with a 5-iron.

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