The week ahead in golf 9/25/02

Wednesday, September 25, 2002


  • Two-person men's scramble, Saturday and Sunday, Bootheel Golf Club, Sikeston.PGA/PGA EUROPE

    Ryder Cup

  • Site: Sutton Coldfield, England.

    n Schedule: Friday-Sunday. Friday, four morning best-ball matches and four afternoon alternate-shot matches; Saturday, four morning alternate-shot matches and four afternoon best-ball matches; Sunday, 12 singles matches.

  • Course: The Belfry, Brabazon Course (7,118 yards, par 72).

  • Television: USA (Thursday, opening ceremony, 10 a.m.-noon; Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.) and NBC (Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m.).

  • United States (in qualifying order; c-captain's pick): Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, David Duval, Mark Calcavecchia, David Toms, Davis Love III, Scott Hoch, Jim Furyk, Hal Sutton, Stewart Cink, c-Scott Verplank, c-Paul Azinger. Captain: Curtis Strange.

  • Europe: Darren Clarke, Northern Ireland; Thomas Bjorn, Denmark; Padraig Harrington, Ireland; Colin Montgomerie, Scotland; Pierre Fulke, Sweden; Lee Westwood, England; Niclas Fasth, Sweden; Paul McGinley, Ireland; Bernhard Langer, Germany; Phillip Price, Wales; c-Sergio Garcia, Spain; c-Jesper Parnevik, Sweden. Captain: Sam Torrance, Scotland.


    Texas Open

  • Site: San Antonio.

    Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

  • Course: LaCantera Golf Club (7,001 yards, par 71).

  • Purse: $3.5 million. Winner's share: $630,000.

  • Television: ESPN (Thursday-Sunday, 3-5 p.m.).BUY.COM TOUR

    State Farm Open

  • Site: Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

    n Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

  • Course: Empire Lakes Golf Course (6,923 yards, par 72).

    Purse: $450,000. Winner's share: $81,000.

  • Television: None.


  • Next event: Samsung World Championship, Oct. 3-6, Hiddenbrooke Golf Club, Vallejo, Calif.SENIOR PGA TOUR

  • Next event: Turtle Bay Championship, Oct. 4-6, Turtle Bay Resort, Palmer Course, Kahuku, Hawaii.


  • U.S. Golf Association: U.S. Mid-Amateur, through Thursday, The Stanwich Club, Greenwich, Conn.

  • NGA-Hooters Tour: Naturally Fresh Points-Hooters Tour Championship, Thursday-Sunday, WhiteWater Country Club, Peachtree City, Ga.

  • Japan Golf Tour: Acom International, Thursday-Sunday, Ishioka Golf Club, Ogawa, Japan.

  • U.S. Golf Association: U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur, through Thursday, Eugene Country Club, Eugene, Ore.

  • Japan LPGA: Dunlop Ladies Open, Friday-Sunday, Rainbow Hills Golf Club, Miyagi, Japan.

    -- From staff, wire reports

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