JOHN DEERE CLASSIC
SITE: Silvis, Ill.
COURSE: TPC Deere Run (7,268 yards, par 71)
TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.) and CBS-Ch. 12 (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.)
LAST YEAR: Steve Stricker holed a 25-foot birdie putt from off the 18th green to win the tournament for the third consecutive year.
U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION
U.S. SENIOR OPEN
SITE: Lake Orion, Mich.
COURSE: Indianwood Golf and Country Club, Old Course (6,862 yards, par 70)
TELEVISION: ESPN2 (Thursday-Friday, 3-7 p.m.) and NBC-Ch. 26 (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.)
LAST YEAR: Olin Browne won by holding off Mark O’Meara by three strokes.
U.S. AMATEUR PUBLIC LINKS
SITE: Soldier Hollow Golf Course, Midway, Utah
SCHEDULE: Through Saturday
SITE: Inverness, Scotland
COURSE: Castle Stuart Golf Links (7,050 yards, par 72)
TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-3 a.m., 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30-3 a.m., 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 2-5 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 2-6 p.m., 9-11:30 p.m.)
LAST YEAR: Luke Donald won the rain-shortened tournament, closing with 9-under-par 63 for a four-stroke victory.
SITE: Sandy, Utah
COURSE: Willow Creek Country Club (6,953 yards, par 71)
TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Thursday-Saturday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Sunday, 7-9 p.m.; Monday, 12:30-2:30 a.m.)
LAST YEAR: J.J. Killeen won his first tour title, beating Jeff Gove by four strokes. Killeen opened with a course-record 62 and matched the tournament record at 22 under.
NEXT EVENT: Evian Masters, on July 26-29, Evian Masters Golf Club, Evian-Les-Bains, France
EGOLF PROFESSIONAL TOUR
THE SOUTHERN OPEN
SITE: Club at Irish Creek, Kannapolis, N.C., and Country Club of Salisbury, Salisbury, N.C.