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This Week in Golf: 5-14-14

BYRON NELSON CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Irving, Texas.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday

Course: TPC Four Seasons Resort (7,166 yards, par 70).

Purse: $6.9 million. Winner’s share: $1,242,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m.; Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).

Last year: South Korea’s Sang-Moon Bae beat Keegan Bradley by two strokes for his first PGA Tour title.

Last weekend: Germany’s Martin Kaymer won The Players Championship.

LPGA TOUR

KINGSMILL CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Williamsburg, Virginia.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Kingsmill Resort, River Course (6,340 yards, par 71).

Purse: $1.3 million. Winner’s share: $195,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 5-7 p.m.).

Last year: Cristie Kerr beat Suzann Pettersen with a par on the second hole of a playoff.

Last event: Stacy Lewis won the North Texas LPGA Shootout on May 4 for her ninth LPGA Tour title.

CHAMPIONS TOUR

REGIONS TRADITION

Site: Birmingham, Alabama.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Shoal Creek (7,145 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2.2 million. Winner’s share: $330,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3-5 p.m.; Sunday, 3-5 p.m.

Last year: South Africa’s David Frost beat Fred Couples by a stroke.

Last event: Bernhard Langer won the Insperity Invitational for the third time.

EUROPEAN TOUR

SPANISH OPEN

Site: Girona, Spain.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: PGA Catalunya Resort, Stadium Course (7,333 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2.06 million. Winner’s share: $343,925.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 5:30-7:30 a.m., 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Saturday, 7:30-11:30 a.m.; Sunday, 7-11:30 a.m.).

Last year: France’s Raphael Jacquelin won at Parador de El Saler with a birdie on the ninth hole of a playoff with Maximilian Kieffer.

Last weekend: England’s Daniel Brooks won a playoff in the Madeira Islands Open.

WEB.COM TOUR

BMW CHARITY PRO-AM

Site: Greer, S.C.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Courses: Thornblade Club (7,024 yards, par 71); Greenville Country Club, Chanticleer Course (6,664 yards, par 72); The Reserve at Lake Keowee (7,112 yards, par 72).

Purse: $650,000. Winner’s share: $117,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 7-9 p.m.).

Last year: Former South Carolina player Mark Anderson won his first tour title, closing with a 65 for a five-stroke victory.

Last event: Blayne Barber won the South Georgia Classic on May 4, finishing with a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke victory.

Note: The Rex Hospital Open is next week at TPC Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh.

OTHER TOURNAMENT

WOMEN

SYMETRA TOUR: Friends of Mission Charity Classic, Friday-Sunday, Country Club of Asheville. The Symetra Classic is next week at Raintree Country Club in Charlotte.

Associated Press

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