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The week ahead in golf

Wednesday, July 24, 2002

LOCAL EVENTS

  • Tribal Council four-man scramble, Bent Creek Golf Course, Jackson, Friday.

    Parks Development Foundation benefi tournament, Cape Girardeau Jaycee Municipal Golf Course, Saturday and Sunday.

    Three-person scramble, St. Francois Country Club, Farmington, Saturday and Sunday.

    Mixed scramble, Arcadia Valley Country Club, Ironton, Mo., Saturday and Sunday.

    Three-person scramble, Eagle Lake Golf Course, Farmington, Mo., Saturday.

    Junior Classic, Cape Girardeau Country Club, Monday.PGA

    JOHN DEERE CLASSIC

  • Site: Silvas, Ill.

    Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

    Course: TPC at Deere Run (7,183 yards, par 71).

    Television: The Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-5:30 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m.; Friday, 1:30-4 a.m., 3-5:30 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1:30-4 a.m.), Fox Sports Net (Thursday-Friday, 3-5:30 p.m.) and CBS (Saturday, 3-5 p.m.; Sunday, 2-5 p.m.)

    Last year: David Gossett won his first tour title to become the first player to win using a sponsor exemption since Tiger Woods in the 1996 Las Vegas Invitational.

    LPGA

    Big Apple Classic

  • Site: New Rochelle, N.Y.

    Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

    Course: Wykagyl Country Club (6,161 yards, par 71).

    Television: NBC (Saturday, noon-2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3-5 p.m.).

    Last year: Rosie Jones won her fifth title in New York, closing with a birdie for a one-stroke victory.PGA EUROPE

    DUTCH OPEN

  • Site: Hilversum, Netherlands.

    Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

    Course: Hilversumsche Golf Club (6,617 yards, par 70).

    Television: The Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 7:30-10:30 a.m., 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 8-11 a.m., 7-9:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m.).

    Last year: Bernhard Langer won the event for the third time, beating Warren Bennett on the first playoff hole at Noordwijkse.

    SENIOR PGA

    FleetBoston Classic

  • Site: Concord, Mass.

    Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

    Course: Nashawtuc Country Club (6,773 yards, par 72).

    Television: PAX (Friday, noon-2 p.m.) and CNBC (Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m.).

    Last year: Larry Nelson held off Bruce Fleisher by three strokes.PGA EUROPEAN SENIORS

    SENIOR BRITISH OPEN

  • Site: Newcastle, Northern Ireland.

    Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

    Course: Royal County Down Golf Club (6,634 yards, par 71).

    Television: ESPN (Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-noon) and ABC (Saturday, 1:30-3 p.m.; Sunday, 12:30-2 p.m.).

    Last year: Australia's Ian Stanley beat New Zealand's Bob Charles on the first hole of a playoff at Royal County Down.BUY.COM

    Price Cutter Charity

  • Site: Springfield, Mo.

    Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

    Course: Highland Springs Country Club (7,060 yards, par 72).

    Television: None.

    Last year: Steve Haskins won the rain-shortened tournament, beating Omar Uresti by a stroke. The victory was unofficial because the tournament was reduced to 36 holes.OTHER TOURNAMENTS

    MEN

  • Japan Golf Tour: NST Niigata Open, Thursday-Sunday, Nakajo Golf Club, Nakajo, Japan, Japan.

    PGA European Challenge Tour: Charles Church Challenge Tour Championship, Thursday-Sunday, Bowood Golf and Country Club, Wiltshire, England.

    Women

  • U.S. Golf Association: U.S. Girls' Junior Championship, through Saturday, Echo Lake Country Club, Westfield, N.J.

    Futures Tour: M&T Bank Loretto Futures Golf Classic, Friday-Sunday, The Links at Erie Village, Syracuse, N.Y.

    Japan LPGA Tour: Golf 5 Ladies, Friday-Sunday, Mizunami Country Club, Gifu, Japan.

    -- From staff, wire reports


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