PGA TOUR

FEDEX CUP

BMW CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Cherry Hills Village, Colorado.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Cherry Hills Country Club (7,466 yards, par 71).

Purse: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 1-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sunday,9 a.m.-2 p.m.) and NBC (Saturday, noon-3 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.).

Last year: Zach Johnson won the rain-delayed tournament in a Monday finish at Conway Farms in Illinois. Jim Furyk became the sixth player in PGA Tour history to shoot 59, accomplishing the feat in the second round.

Last week: Chris Kirk won the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday at TPC Boston to take the FedEx Cup lead.

Notes: The top 70 in the FedEx Cup standings qualified for the tournament, the third of four playoff events. The field will be cut to 30 next week for Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta. The FedEx Cup winner will receive $10 million. ...Kirk has an 819-point lead over second-place Rory McIlroy. Hunter Mahan is third, 843 points Kirk. Defending FedEx Cup champion Henrik Stenson is 55th. ...Mahan is the only player to play in every FedEx Cup playoff event. ...Arnold Palmer won the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills, also the site of Phil Mickelson's 1990 U.S. Amateur victory.

CHAMPIONS TOUR


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QUEBEC CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Quebec City.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: La Tempete Golf Club (7,065 yards, par 72).

Purse: $1.6 million. Winner's share: $240,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 8:30-10:30 a.m.; Saturday, 4-6 p.m.; Sunday, 4-6 p.m.).

Last year: Esteban Toledo won the then-Montreal Championship at La Vallee du Richelieu, chipping in for birdie to beat Kenny Perry on the third extra hole.

Last week: Fred Couples won the Shaw Charity Classic in Calgary, Alberta, for his second victory of the year. He chipped in for eagle for a course-record 9-under 61 and beat Billy Andrade with a tap-in birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

Notes: Two-time U.S. Open champion Lee Janzen is making his Champions Tour debut. He turned 50 last week.

LPGA TOUR

Next event: Evian Championship, Sept. 11-14, Evian Masters Golf Club, Evian-les-Bains, France.

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