U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION

U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN

Site: Pinehurst, North Carolina

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday

Course: Pinehurst Resort and Country Club, No. 2 Course (6,649 yards, par 70)

Purse: TBA ($3,175,000 in 2013). Winner's share: TBA ($585,000 in 2013)

TV: ESPN2 (Thursday-Friday, 1-4 p.m.) and NBC (Saturday-Sunday, noon-3 p.m.)

Last year: Inbee Park won at Sebonack in New York for her third straight major title and the last of her six 2013 tour victories. She finished at 8 under for a four-stroke win. Park also won in 2008 at Interlachen.

Last event: Park won the Manulife Financial Classic on June 8 in Waterloo, Ontario, for her first tour title since her victory at Sebonack. She closed with a 10-under 61 for a three-shot win.

Notes: Lucy Li, at 11, is the youngest player in tournament history. She qualified at Half Moon Bay with rounds of 74 and 68. ... Lexi Thompson won the first major of the season, the Kraft Nabisco in April. She was the previous youngest player at 12 in 2007. ... Top-ranked Stacy Lewis, Jessica Korda, Karrie Webb and Anna Nordqvist are two-time winners this year. ... Michelle Wie won in Hawaii in April and has eight top-10 finishes in 12 events this year. ... The 2015 event will be at Lancaster Country Club in Pennsylvania.


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PGA TOUR

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Cromwell, Connecticut

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday

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

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

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: Ken Duke won his first tour title, beating Chris Stroud with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

Last week: Martin Kaymer won the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2. The 29-year-old German shot 65-65-72-69 for a wire-to-wire, eight-stroke victory.

Notes: Two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton is coming off a second-place tie at Pinehurst. ... Masters champion Bubba Watson won the 2010 tournament for his first tour title, beating Scott Verplank on the second hole of playoff.

CHAMPIONS TOUR

ENCOMPASS CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Glenview, Illinois

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, noon-3 p.m., Sunday, noon-2 p.m.)

Last year: Craig Stadler won his ninth senior title and first since 2004. Stadler, then 60, beat Fred Couples by a stroke.

Last event: Jeff Sluman and Fred Funk teamed to win the Legends of Golf on June 8 in Missouri. Jim Colbert and Jim Thorpe won the Legends Division for players 65 and older.

Notes: Colin Montgomerie is coming off a victory in the Senior PGA Championship. ... Kenny Perry tied for 28th last week in the U.S. Open.

-- ASSOCIATED PRESS