JOHN DEERE CLASSIC
Site: Silvis, Ill.
Course: TPC Deere Run (7,268 yards, par 71).
Purse: $4.6 million. Winner's share: $828,000.
Television: 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: Zach Johnson won the second of his two 2012 titles, beating Troy Matteson with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff. Johnson, from nearby Iowa, hit a 193-yard bunker shot to a foot to set up the winning birdie.
Last week: Sweden's Jonas Blixt won the Greenbrier Classic for his second PGA Tour title, closing with a 3-under 67 for a two-stroke victory.
Notes: The British Open is next week at Muirfield. The tournament winner, if not otherwise exempt, will earn a spot at Muirfield. ... Keegan Bradley, making his first appearance in the tournament, tops the field along with Johnson, three-time winner Steve Stricker and Louis Oosthuizen. Stricker won in 2009, 2010 and 2011. ... Paul Goydos shot a 59 in the first round of the 2010 event. ... Three-time winner D.A. Weibring teamed with Chris Gray to design Deere Run.
U.S. SENIOR OPEN
Site: Omaha, Neb.
Course: Omaha Country Club (6,711 yards, par 70).
Purse: TBA ($2.75 million in 2012). Winner's share: TBA ($500,000 in 2012).
Television: ESPN2 (Thursday-Friday, 1-5 p.m.) and NBC (Saturday-Sunday, noon-3 p.m.).
Last year: England's Roger Chapman won at Indianwood in Lake Orion, Mich., to join Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Hale Irwin as the only players to win the tournament and Senior PGA in the same season. Chapman finished at 10 under for a two-stroke victory.
Last event: Kenny Perry won the Senior Players Championship on June 30 at Fox Chapel in Pittsburgh for his first major title. He closed with rounds of 63, 63 and 64 to beat Fred Couples and Duffy Waldorf by two strokes.
Notes: The tournament is the fourth of the five Champions Tour majors. Kohki Idoki won the Senior PGA in May at Bellerive in St. Louis, and David Frost took the Regions Tradition last month at Shoal Creek in Alabama.
MANULIFE FINANCIAL LPGA CLASSIC
Site: Waterloo, Ontario.
Course: Grey Silo Golf Course (6,330 yards, par 71).
Purse: $1.3 million. Winner's share: $195,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.).
Last year: Brittany Lang won the inaugural event for her first LPGA Tour title, birdieing the par-5 18th three straight times in a playoff. Chella Choi was eliminated on the first extra hole, Inbee Park dropped out on the second, and Lang beat Hee Kyung Seo on the third.
Last event: Park won the U.S. Women's Open on June 30 at Sebonack in Southampton, N.Y., for her third straight major title.
Note: Park is trying to become the first player to win in four straight starts since Lorena Ochoa in 2008.
-- associated press