Thursday, June 5, 2003

This weekend on the tours



LPGA

Event: LPGA Championship, Wilmington, Del.

Schedule: Today-Sunday.

Course: DuPont Country Club (6,408 yards, par 71).

Purse: $1.6 million. Winner's share: $240,000.

Noteworthy: This is the tour's second major championship. ... France's Patricia Meunier-Lebouc won the first major championship of the year, the Kraft Nabisco in late March.

Up next

June 13-15: Giant Eagle LPGA Classic, Squaw Creek CC, Vienna, Ohio.

Next major

July 3-6: U.S. Women's Open, Pumpkin Ridge CC, North Plains, Ore.

PGA

Event: FBR Capital Open, Potomac, Md.

Schedule: Today-Sunday.

Course: TPC at Avenel (7,005 yards, par 71).

Purse: $4.5 million. Winner's share: $810,000.

Noteworthy: Three of the top seven players in the world rankings are in the field, No. 3 Davis Love III, No. 5 Phil Mickelson and No. 7 Padraig Harrington. ... Tiger Woods is skipping the tournament.

Up next

June 12-15: U.S. Open, Olympia Fields CC, Olympia Fields, Ill.

June 19-22: Buick Classic, Westchester CC, Harrison, N.Y.

CHAMPIONS

Event: Senior PGA Championship, Newtown Square, Pa.

Schedule: Today-Sunday.

Course: Aronimink Golf Club (6,928 yards, par 70).

Purse: $2 million. Winner's share: $360,000.

Noteworthy: Craig Stadler is making his first senior start. He turned 50 on Monday. ... The 2004 event will be played at Valhalla in Louisville.

Up next

June 20-22: Farmers Charity Classic, Egypt Valley CC, Ada, Mich.

Next major

June 26-29: U.S. Senior Open, Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio.




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SOCCER
Cincinnati bids on Women's World Cup

GOLF
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DIGEST
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