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PGA TOUR

WELLS FARGO CHAMPIONSHIP

SITE: Charlotte, N.C.

SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday

COURSE: Quail Hollow Club (7,492 yards, par 72)

TV: Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-7 p.m., 7:30-11:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-3:30 a.m., 3-
7 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.) and CBS-Ch. 12 (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.)

LAST YEAR: Rickie Fowler won his first PGA Tour title, beating Rory McIlroy and D.A. Points in a playoff.

LAST WEEK: Billy Horschel won the Zurich Classic for his first PGA Tour title.

 

LPGA TOUR

KINGSMILL CHAMPIONSHIP

SITE: Williamsburg, Va.

SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday

COURSE: Kingsmill Resort, River Course (6,379 yards, par 71)

TV: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.)

LAST YEAR: South Korea’s Jiyai Shin won the Septem­ber event, beating Paula Creamer with a par on the ninth extra hole in a Monday finish.

LAST WEEK: Inbee Park won the inaugural North Texas LPGA Shootout for her third victory of the season.

 

CHAMPIONS TOUR

INSPERITY CHAMPIONSHIP

SITE: The Woodlands, Texas

SCHEDULE: Friday-Sunday

COURSE: The Woodlands Country Club (7,002 yards, par 72)

TV: Golf Channel (Friday, 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:30-4:30 a.m., 6:30-
9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30-4:30 a.m., 7-9:30 p.m.; Monday, 2:30-4:30 a.m.).

LAST YEAR: Fred Funk beat Tom Lehman by a stroke.

LAST WEEK: Jeff Sluman and Brad Faxon won the Legends of Golf in Savannah, Ga.

WEB.COM TOUR

STADION CLASSIC

SITE: Athens, Ga.

SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday

COURSE: University of Georgia Golf Course (7,253 yards, par 71)

LAST YEAR: Former University of Georgia player Hudson Swafford won on his old college course, closing with 9-under-par 62 for a one-stroke victory.

LAST WEEK: Will Wilcox won the South Georgia Classic for his first Web.com Tour victory.

 

OTHER TOURS

EUROPEAN TOUR/ONEASIA TOUR: China Open, Thurs­day-Sunday; Binhai Lake Golf Club; Tianjin, China

NGA TOUR: Savannah Lakes Village Classic, Thursday-Sunday, Monticello Course, McCormick, S.C.

EGOLF PROFESSIONAL TOUR: Columbia Open, Today-Saturday, Columbia Country Club, Blythewood, S.C.

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Fri, 02/24/2017 - 23:46

Overtime

Newberry quarterback and former Strom Thurmond standout Raleigh Yeldell accepted the NCAA Division II Offensive Player of the Year award from the Eastern College Athletic Conference on Thursday night during a banquet at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Read more