Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

This Week on Tour

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

This Week on Tour

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Byline: GARRY SMITS

PGA Tour

Event: Canadian Open, today-Sunday, St. George's Golf and Country Club, Toronto.

At stake: $5.1 million purse ($918,000 and 500 FedEx Cup points to the winner).

Defending champion: Nathan Green.

TV: The Golf Channel (today-Friday, 3-6 p.m.). CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).

Notable: Green beat Retief Goosen on the second playoff hole during a Monday finish at Glen Abbey. ... The tournament is being played at St. George's for the first time since Bob Charles beat Jack Nicklaus by two shots in 1968.... Also playing are Fred Couples, John Daly and Paul Casey.

LPGA Tour

Event: Evian Masters, today-Sunday, Evian Masters Golf Club, Evian-les-Bains, France.

At stake: $3.25 million purse ($487,500 to the winner).

Defending champion: Ai Miyazato.

TV: The Golf Channel (today-Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1-4 p.m.).

Area players entered: Laura Diaz.

Notable: Miyazato won her first LPGA title with a birdie on the first playoff hole against Sophie Gustafson. ... U.S. Open champion Paula Creamer, world No. 1 Cristie Kerr and Michelle Wie are in the field. ... The Women's British Open is next week at Royal Birkdale.

Champions Tour

Event: Senior British Open, today-Sunday, Carnoustie Golf Links, Carnoustie, Scotland.

At stake: $2 million purse ($314,600 to the winner).

Defending champion: Loren Roberts.

TV: ESPN2 (today-Friday, noon-2 p.m.; Sunday, 1-3 p.m.). ESPN (Saturday, 2-3:30 p.m.).

Area players entered: Mark Carnevale, Fred Funk, Morris Hatalsky, Sandy Lyle.

Notable: Roberts won for the second time in four years by beating Mark McNulty on the third playoff hole. Funk also was in the playoff but was eliminated on the first hole. ... Roberts also won on the Champions Tour last month.

Nationwide Tour

Event: Children's Hospital Invitational, today-Sunday, Ohio State Golf Club, Scarlet Course, Columbus, Ohio. …

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