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Golf Glance

Tuesday - 5/28/2013, 11:20am  ET

The Associated Press

All Times EDT

PGA TOUR

MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT

Site: Dublin, Ohio.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Muirfield Village Golf Club (7,352 yards, par 72).

Purse: $6.2 million. Winner's share: $1,116,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 2:30-6:30 p.m., 7-11 p.m.; Friday, midnight-3 a.m., 2:30-6:30 p.m., 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Saturday, 12:30-2:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; Sunday, noon-2 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30-6 p.m.).

Last year: Tiger Woods won the event for the record fifth time to match tournament host Jack Nicklaus for second place on the PGA Tour career victory list with 73. Woods birdied three of the final four holes, holing a 50-foot flop shot on the par-3 16th, for a two-stroke victory over Rory Sabbatini and Andres Romero.

Last week: Boo Weekley won at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas, beating Matt Kuchar by a stroke for his third PGA Tour title and first in five years.

Notes: Woods is coming off a victory three weeks ago in The Players Championship, his fourth win of the year and 78th PGA Tour title -- four short of Sam Snead's tour record. Woods also won the event in 1999-2001 and 2009. ... Nicklaus founded the tournament in 1976 and won in 1977 and 1984. ... Second-ranked Rory McIlroy is winless this year. He missed the cut last week in England in the BMW PGA Championship. ... Guan Tianlang, the 14-year-old Chinese amateur who made the cut in the Masters, received an exemption. Guan also made the cut at the PGA Tour stop in New Orleans and missed the cut two weeks ago in the Byron Nelson Championship. ... The Presidents Cup will be played at Muirfield Village in October. ... Raymond Floyd is the tournament honoree. He won the 1982 event. ... The St. Jude Classic is next week in Memphis, Tenn., followed by the U.S. Open at Merion in Ardmore, Pa.

Online: http://www.pgatour.com

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LPGA TOUR

SHOPRITE LPGA CLASSIC

Site: Galloway Township, N.J.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, Bay Course (6,155 yards, par 71).

Purse: $1.5 million. Winner's share: $225,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Friday, noon-2 p.m.; Saturday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Sunday, 2-6 p.m.).

Last year: Stacy Lewis won the second of her four 2013 tour titles, beating Australia's Katherine Hull by four strokes.

Last week: South Korea's Ilhee Lee won the Bahamas LPGA Classic for her first tour title, edging Irene Cho by two strokes. The first-year event was reduced to three 12-hole rounds because of flooding.

Notes: The second-ranked Lewis has two victories this year, winning consecutive events in Singapore and Phoenix. ... Top-ranked Inbee Park has three victories -- the Thailand LPGA, Kraft Nabisco and North Texas LPGA Shootout -- in nine starts this season. ... The tournament returned to the tour in 2010. First played in 1986, it folded in 2006 after the previous organizers accused then-LPGA Tour commissioner Carolyn Bivens of providing three unsuitable dates for the 2007 event. Bivens resigned in July 2009 after a group of players wrote a letter to the tour's board of directors calling for her to quit. She was replaced by Michael Whan. ... Brittany Lincicome won in 2012. ... The LPGA Championship is next week in Pittsford, N.Y.

Online: http://www.lpga.com

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CHAMPIONS TOUR

PRINCIPAL CHARITY CLASSIC

Site: Des Moines, Iowa.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Wakonda Club (6,959 yards, par 72).

Purse: $1.75 million. Winner's share: $262,500.

Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 7-9 p.m.; Saturday, 2-4 a.m., 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3-5 a.m., 7-9:30 a.m.; Monday, 3-5 a.m.).

Last year: Jay Haas won the event for the third time, matching the tournament record at 16 under for a five-stroke victory. He also won in 2007 and 2008.

Last week: Japan's Kohki Idoki rallied to win the Senior PGA Championship at Bellerive in St. Louis. Haas and Kenny Perry tied for second, two strokes back.

Notes: Bernhard Langer leads the tour with two victories. He also tops the Charles Schwab Cup points race and the money list with $1,025,079. ... Bob Gilder won in 2011 to become the oldest winner in tournament history at 60 years, 6 months, 5 days. ... The Regions Tradition is next week at Shoal Creek in Alabama.

Online: http://www.pgatour.com

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EUROPEAN TOUR

NORDEA MASTERS

Site: Stockholm.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Bro Hof Slott Golf Club (7,607 yards, par 72).

Purse: $1.94 million. Winner's share: $322,725.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon; Saturday-Sunday, 8-11:30 a.m.).

Last week: England's Lee Westwood won the event for the third time, beating countryman Ross Fisher by five strokes. Westwood also won in 1996 and 2000.

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