The week ahead in golf
Wednesday, July 24, 2002
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
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.
Big Apple Classic
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
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.
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
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
Course: Highland Springs Country Club (7,060 yards, par 72).
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
PGA European Challenge Tour: Charles Church Challenge Tour Championship, Thursday-Sunday, Bowood Golf and Country Club, Wiltshire, England.
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