PGA TOUR

CANADIAN OPEN

Site: Oakville, Ontario

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday

Course: Glen Abbey Golf Club (7,253 yards, par 72)

Purse: $5.6 million. Winner's share: $1,008,000

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

Defending champion: Scott Piercy at Hamilton Golf & Country Club

Last week: Phil Mickelson won the British Open at Muirfield for his fifth major title, birdieing four of the last six holes for a closing 5-under 66. ... Woody Austin won the Sanderson Farms Classic in Madison, Miss., for his first tour victory since 2007. Austin, 49, became the eighth-oldest tour winner.

Note: Matt Kuchar, a two-time winner this year, tops the field along with Brandt Snedeker, Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson.

CHAMPIONS TOUR/EUROPEAN SENIOR TOUR

SENIOR BRITISH OPEN

Site: Southport, England

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday

Course: Royal Birkdale Golf Club (7,082 yards, par 70)

Purse: $2 million. Winner's share: $315,000

TV: ESPN2 (Thursday-Sunday, 9-11 a.m.)

Defending champion: Fred Couples at Turnberry

Last event: Kenny Perry won the U.S. Senior Open on July 14 at Omaha Country Club for his second straight major victory.


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Notes: Couples tied for 32nd on Sunday in the British Open. Peter Senior, Tom Lehman, Mark O'Meara and Sandy Lyle also made the cut at Muirfield.

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