PGA TOUR

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Cromwell, Conn.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday

Course: TPC River Highlands (6,854 yards, par 70)

Purse: $6.1 million (winner's share: $1,098,000)

TV: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, noon-3 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 10-11:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, noon-3 p.m.)

Last year: Marc Leishman won his first tour title. He closed with 8-under 62 and won when Charley Hoffman blew a late two-shot lead. Hoffman and Bubba Watson tied for second.

Last week: Justin Rose became the first Englishman in 43 years to win the U.S. Open, finishing at 1-over 281 at Merion. Phil Mickelson and Jason Day tied for second, two shots back.

Notes: Rose is in the field along with Watson, Lee Westwood, Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan, Jason Dufner, Ian Poulter, Webb Simpson and Rickie Fowler. Watson won the 2010 tournament for his first tour title. ... Chris Williams is making his professional debut. The former University of Washington star won the Ben Hogan Award, given by Colonial Country Club to the top player in college and amateur events in the last year.

LPGA TOUR

NW ARKANSAS CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Rogers, Ark.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday

Course: Pinnacle Country Club (6,389 yards, par 71)

Purse: $2 million (winner's share: $300,000)


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TV: Golf Channel (Friday, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2-4 p.m.)

Last year: Ai Miyazato won the second of her two 2012 titles, closing with a 65 to overcome a five-shot deficit. She beat Mika Miyazato and Azahara Munoz by a stroke.

Last event: Inbee Park won the LPGA Championship on June 9 in Pittsford, N.Y., for her second major victory of the year, beating Catriona Matthew with a birdie on the third hole of a playoff.

Note: The U.S. Women's Open is next week at Sebonack in Southampton, N.Y.

CHAMPIONS TOUR

ENCOMPASS CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Glenview, Ill.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday

Course: North Shore Country Club (7,031 yards, par 72)

Purse: $1.8 million (winner's share: $270,000)

TV: Golf Channel (Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday, noon-2 p.m.)

Last year: Inaugural event

Last event: David Frost won the Regions Tradition on June 9 in Birmingham, Ala., for his first senior major title. Fred Couples was second, one stroke back.

Note: The Senior Players Championship is next week at Fox Chapel in Pittsburgh.

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