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  • PGA European - Omega European Masters Preview

    Thursday, September 4th through Sunday, September 7th Course Info Site: Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club (Alpine Course), Crans Montana, Switzerland Course Architect: Fremantle and Gedge (1906), M Nicholson (1929 - redesign), Par: 70 Yardage: 6,848 Hole by Hole Front Nine: 36 3,507 Yds 1 - Par 5 540 Yds 2 - Par 4 446 Yds 3 - Par 3 191 Yds 4 - Par 4 503 Yds 5 - Par 4 364 Yds 6 - Par 4 324 Yds 7 - Par 4 331 Yds 8 - Par 3 175 Yds 9 - Par 5 633 Yds Back Nine: 35 3,341 Yds 10 - Par 4 406 Yds 11 - Par 3 217 Yds 12 - Par 4 417 Yds 13 - Par 3 195 Yds 14 - Par 5 559 Yds 15 - Par 5 516 Yds 16 - Par 3 235 Yds 17 - Par 4 394 Yds 18 - Par 4 402 Yds Tournament Info Year: 80th Television: Golf Channel - Thursday -- 5:30-7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 pm (et) - Friday -- 6-7:30 a.m. (et), 9:30-11:30 a.m. (et), - Saturday/Sunday -- 7-11 a.m. (et) Champion: Thomas Bjorn Runner Up: Craig Lee Tournament Record: 260 (Colin Montgomerie, 1996) 54-Hole Record: 193 (Patrick Sjoland, 1998) 36-Hole Record: 127 (Sandy Lyle, 1983) Course Record: 60 (Baldovino Bassu, 1971; Jamie Spence, 1992) Total Purse: $3,018,654 (2,300,000 euros) Shares: 1st Place - $504,423; 2nd Place - $336,278; 3rd Place - $189,463 2013 Final Leaderboard Thomas Bjorn * 264 Craig Lee 264 Victor Dubuisson 265 Alejandro Canizares 266 Miguel Angel Jimenez 269 Ross Fisher 269 Gregory Havret 270 Brooks Koepka 270 Three players at 272 Past Winners 2013: *Thomas Bjorn (264). Runner up: Craig Lee 2012: Richie Ramsay (267). Runner up: Fredrik Andersson Hed, Marcus Fraser, Danny Willett, Romain Wattel 2011: Thomas Bjorn (264). Runner up: Martin Kaymer 2010: Miguel Angel Jimenez (263). Runner up: Edoardo Molinari 2009: Alexander Noren (264). Runner up: Bradley Dredge 2008: *Jean-Francois Lucquin (271). Runner up: Rory McIlroy 2007: *Brett Rumford (268). Runner up: Phillip Archer 2006: Bradley Dredge (267). Runner up: Francesco Molinari, Marcel Siem 2005: Sergio Garcia (270). Runner up: Peter Gustafsson 2004: Luke Donald (265). Runner up: Miguel Angel Jimenez 2003: Ernie Els (267). Runner up: Michael Campbell 2002: Robert Karlsson (270). Runner up: Trevor Immelman, Paul Lawrie 2001: Ricardo Gonzalez (268). Runner up: Soren Hansen 2000: Eduardo Romero (261). Runner up: Thomas Bjorn 1999: Lee Westwood (270). Runner up: Thomas Bjorn 1998: *Sven Struver (263). Runner up: Patrik Sjoland 1997: Costantino Rocca (266). Runner up: Robert Karlsson, Scott Henderson 1996: Colin Montgomerie (260). Runner up: Sam Torrance 1995: Mathias Gronberg (270). Runner up: Costantino Rocca, Barry Lane 1994: Eduardo Romero (266). Runner up: Pierre Fulke 1993: Barry Lane (270). Runner up: Seve Ballesteros, Miguel Angel Jimenez 1992: *Jamie Spence (271). Runner up: Anders Forsbrand 1991: Jeff Hawkes (268). Runner up: Seve Ballesteros 1990: Ronan Rafferty (267). Runner up: John Bland 1989: Seve Ballesteros (266). Runner up: Craig Parry 1988: Chris Moody (268). Runner up: Seve Ballesteros, Anders Forsbrand, Ian Woosnam 1987: Anders Forsbrand (263). Runner up: Mark Mouland 1986: Jose Maria Olazabal (262). Runner up: Anders Forsbrand 1985: Craig Stadler (267). Runner up: 1984: Jerry Anderson (261). Runner up: Howard Clark 1983: *Nick Faldo (268). Runner up: Sandy Lyle 1982: *Ian Woosnam (272). Runner up: Bill Longmuir 1981: *Manuel Pinero (277). Runner up: Antonio Garrido, Tony Johnstone 1980: Nick Price (267). Runner up: Manuel Calero 1979: Hugh Baiocchi (275). Runner up: Antonio Garrido, Dale Hayes, Delio Lovato 1978: Seve Ballesteros (272). Runner up: Manuel Pinero 1977: Seve Ballesteros (273). Runner up: John Schroeder 1976: Manuel Pinero (274). Runner up: Dave Hill 1975: Dale Hayes (273). Runner up: Tienie Britz, Bernard Gallacher, Gary Player 1974: Bob Charles (275). Runner up: Tony Jacklin 1973: Hugh Baiocchi (278). Runner up: Eddie Polland, Jack Newton 1972: Graham Marsh (270). Runner up: Tony Jacklin 1971: Peter Townsend (270). Runner up: Manuel Ballesteros 1970: Graham Marsh (274). Runner up: 1969: Roberto Bernardini (277). Runner up: 1968: Roberto Bernardini (272). Runner up: 1967: Randall Vines (272). Runner up: 1966: Alfonso Angelini (271). Runner up: 1965: #Harold Henning (208). Runner up: 1964: Harold Henning (276). Runner up: 1963: *Dai Rees (278). Runner up: 1962: *Bob Charles (272). Runner up: 1961: Kel Nagle (268). Runner up: 1960: Harold Henning (270). Runner up: 1959: Dai Rees (274). Runner up: 1958: Ken Bousfield (272). Runner up: 1957: Alfonso Angelini (270). Runner up: 1956: Dai Rees (278). Runner up: 1955: Flory van Donck (277). Runner up: 1954: Bobby Locke (276). Runner up: 1953: Flory van Donck (267). Runner up: 1952: Ugo Grappasonni (267). Runner up: 1951: Eric Brown (267). Runner up: 1950: Aldo Casera (276). Runner up: 1949: Marcel Dallemagne (270). Runner up: 1948: Ugo Grappasonni (285). Runner up: 1947: Not Held. Runner up: 1946: Not Held. Runner up: 1945: Not Held. Runner up: 1944: Not Held. Runner up: 1943: Not Held. Runner up: 1942: Not Held. Runner up: 1941: Not Held. Runner up: 1940: Not Held. Runner up: 1939: Fifi Cavalo (273). Runner up: 1938: J. Saubaber (139). Runner up: 1937: M. Dallemagne (138). Runner up: 1936: @F. Francis (134). Runner up: 1935: Auguste Boyer (137). Runner up: 1934: Auguste Boyer (133). Runner up: 1933: Not Held. Runner up: 1932: Not Held. Runner up: 1931: M. Dallemagne (145). Runner up: 1930: Auguste Boyer (150). Runner up: 1929: A. Wilson (142). Runner up: 1928: Not Held. Runner up: 1927: Not Held. Runner up: 1926: Alex Ross (145). Runner up: 1925: Alex Ross (148). Runner up: 1924: P. Boomer (150). Runner up: 1923: Alex Ross (149). Runner up: * - Won in Playoff # - 54 Holes @ - Amateur Formerly called Swiss Open (1971-81), Ebel Swiss Masters (1982), Ebel European Masters Swiss Open (1983-1990), Canon European Masters Swiss Open (1991), Canon European Masters (1992-2000). Top Contenders Thomas Bjorn 2004: T-26 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 2009: mc 2010: T-15 2011: Won 2012: mc 2013: Won Craig Lee 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 74th 2009: 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: 2nd Victor Dubuisson 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 2009: 2010: 2011: mc 2012: T-49 2013: 3rd Miguel A. Jimenez 2004: 2nd 2005: T-13 2006: T-37 2007: mc 2008: T-3 2009: 4th 2010: Won 2011: T-9 2012: T-11 2013: T-5 Brooks Koepka 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 2009: 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: T-7 Paul Lawrie 2004: T-46 2005: mc 2006: 2007: 2008: 2009: 2010: mc 2011: T-35 2012: T-6 2013: 12th Brett Rumford 2004: T-56 2005: T-69 2006: T-44 2007: Won 2008: T-23 2009: T-32 2010: T-13 2011: T-65 2012: T-19 2013: T-15 David Howell 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: mc 2008: 2009: T-7 2010: mc 2011: dq 2012: T-27 2013: T-26 Danny Willett 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 2009: T-23 2010: T-42 2011: T-25 2012: T-2 2013: T-26 Matteo Manassero 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 2009: T-23 2010: 3rd 2011: T-18 2012: T-34 2013: T-34 Gregory Bourdy 2004: 2005: mc 2006: 2007: mc 2008: 2009: T-19 2010: 2011: mc 2012: T-34 2013: T-44 Richie Ramsay 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 2009: mc 2010: mc 2011: 34th 2012: Won 2013: mc Jamie Donaldson 2004: 2005: mc 2006: wd 2007: 2008: mc 2009: 2010: T-23 2011: T-3 2012: T-9 2013: mc Fabrizio Zanotti 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: T-47 2009: mc 2010: mc 2011: T-45 2012: T-41 2013: mc Marc Warren 2004: 2005: 2006: T-4 2007: mc 2008: mc 2009: mc 2010: T-9 2011: mc 2012: T-55 2013: mc Hennie Otto 2004: T-60 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: T-55 2009: 2010: mc 2011: T-61 2012: T-64 2013: mc Darren Clarke 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: mc 2008: 2009: T-60 2010: T-15 2011: T-35 2012: T-71 2013: mc Pablo Larrazabal 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: mc 2009: mc 2010: mc 2011: T-48 2012: mc 2013: mc Mikko Ilonen 2004: wd 2005: mc 2006: T-7 2007: T-18 2008: T-32 2009: 2010: T-9 2011: 2012: mc 2013: mc Peter Uihlein 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 2009: 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: mc Bernd Wiesberger 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 2009: 2010: 2011: mc 2012: T-6 2013: Shane Lowry 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 2009: mc 2010: mc 2011: mc 2012: T-49 2013: George Coetzee 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 2009: 2010: mc 2011: T-25 2012: 2013: NOTES: The European Tour travels to Switzerland this week for the Omega European Masters. With the best players on the European Tour competing in the United States on the PGA Tour at the FedExCup Playoffs, only three players ranked in the top 30 of the world are in the field - Victor Dubuisson (21), defending champion Thomas Bjorn (26) and Jamie Donaldson (28).

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European Ryder cup team captain Paul McGinley stands by a list of his chosen players during a press conference at Wentworth Golf Club to announce his three wild card selections for his team to play at Gleneagles in Scotland against the USA, in Wentworth England, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014.

    Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder Cup

    It was not an easy phone call for European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley — breaking the news to Luke Donald that he was being left off the team to face the United States at Gleneagles this month.

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Luke Donald, of England, hits his tee shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

    Picking the best of the worst for Ryder Cup

    Graeme McDowell saw this coming nine months ago when his thoughts turned to the Ryder Cup.

  • McGinley names picks for European Ryder Cup team

    European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley selected Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood as his three captains picks on Tuesday morning.

  • WEB.COM - Chiquita Classic

    Thursday, September 4th through Sunday, September 7th Course Info Site: River Run Country Club, Davidson, North Carolina Course Architect: Robert Walker and Raymond Floyd (2008) Par: 72 Yardage: 7,317 Hole by Hole Front Nine: 36 3,637 Yds 1 - Par 4 407 Yds 2 - Par 5 527 Yds 3 - Par 4 416 Yds 4 - Par 3 163 Yds 5 - Par 4 456 Yds 6 - Par 5 537 Yds 7 - Par 4 455 Yds 8 - Par 3 219 Yds 9 - Par 4 457 Yds Back Nine: 36 3,680 Yds 10 - Par 4 428 Yds 11 - Par 4 388 Yds 12 - Par 5 579 Yds 13 - Par 4 430 Yds 14 - Par 3 177 Yds 15 - Par 4 440 Yds 16 - Par 4 460 Yds 17 - Par 3 230 Yds 18 - Par 5 548 Yds Tournament Info Year: 5th Television: Golf Channel - Thursday -- 12:30-3:30 p.m. (et), - Friday -- 1:30-3:30 p.m. (et), - Saturday/Sunday -- 5-7 p.m. (et) Champion: Andrew Svoboda (Not defending) Runner Up: Will MacKenzie Tournament Record: 261 (Tommy Gainey, 2010) 54-Hole Record: 192 (Tommy Gainey, 2010) 36-Hole Record: 130 (Tommy Gainey, 2010; Josh Broadaway, 2011) Course Record: 65 (Andrew Svoboda, 2013) Total Purse: $1,000,000 Shares: 1st Place - $180,000; 2nd Place - $108,000; 3rd Place - $75,000 2013 Final Leaderboard Andrew Svoboda * 276 Will MacKenzie 276 Ben Martin 277 John Peterson 277 Ryo Ishikawa 278 Ricky Barnes 279 Troy Matteson 279 Six players at 280 Past Winners 2013: *Andrew Svoboda (276). Runner up: Will MacKenzie 2012: *Russell Henley (266). Runner up: Patrick Cantlay, Morgan Hoffmann 2011: Russell Knox (263). Runner up: Billy Hurley III 2010: Tommy Gainey (261). Runner up: Joe Affrunti * - Won in Playoff Top Contenders John Peterson 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: T-3 Greg Owen 2010: 2011: T-3 2012: 2013: T-8 Colt Knost 2010: T-3 2011: 2012: 2013: T-39 Bud Cauley 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: T-44 Casey Wittenberg 2010: T-37 2011: T-33 2012: T-12 2013: T-47 Scott Gardiner 2010: mc 2011: mc 2012: 2013: T-47 Steve Wheatcroft 2010: 2011: T-33 2012: T-38 2013: T-59 Adam Hadwin 2010: 2011: 2012: mc 2013: mc Trevor Immelman 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: mc Andrew Putnam 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: mc Tom Gillis 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: wd Sam Saunders 2010: mc 2011: 2012: 2013: David Lingmerth 2010: 2011: T-10 2012: mc 2013: Zack Sucher 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: Justin Thomas 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: NOTES: The Web.com Tour travels to North Carolina this week for the Chiquita Classic in Davidson, outside of Charlotte. This is the second week of the Web.com Tour Finals. Bud Cauley won the first event of the Finals last week at the Hotel Fitness Championship.

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  • CHAMPIONS - Quebec Championship

    Friday, September 5th through Sunday, September 7th Course Info Site: Le Tempete Golf Club, Quebec, Canada Course Architect: Darrell J. Huxham (2005) Par: 72 Yardage: 7,065 Hole by Hole Front Nine: 36 3,470 Yds 1 - Par 4 415 Yds 2 - Par 4 432 Yds 3 - Par 5 515 Yds 4 - Par 4 365 Yds 5 - Par 3 173 Yds 6 - Par 4 432 Yds 7 - Par 3 200 Yds 8 - Par 4 398 Yds 9 - Par 5 540 Yds Back Nine: 36 3,595 Yds 10 - Par 4 465 Yds 11 - Par 3 214 Yds 12 - Par 5 590 Yds 13 - Par 4 426 Yds 14 - Par 5 510 Yds 15 - Par 3 198 Yds 16 - Par 4 469 Yds 17 - Par 3 179 Yds 18 - Par 5 544 Yds Tournament Info Year: 5th Television: Golf Channel - Friday -- 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (et), - Saturday/Sunday -- 7-9 p.m. (et) - taped Champion: Esteban Toledo Runner Up: Kenny Perry Tournament Record: 195 (John Cook, 2011) 54-Hole Record: 36-Hole Record: 128 (Chien Soon Lu, 2011) Course Record: Total Purse: $1,600,000 Shares: 1st Place - $240,000; 2nd Place - $140,800; 3rd Place - $115,200 2013 Final Leaderboard Esteban Toledo * 211 Kenny Perry 211 Duffy Waldorf 212 Michael Allen 213 Andres Forsbrand 213 David Frost 213 Bernhard Langer 213 Loren Roberts 214 Eight players at 215 Past Winners 2013: *Esteban Toledo (211). Runner up: Kenny Perry 2012: Mark Calcavecchia (200). Runner up: Brad Bryant 2011: John Cook (195). Runner up: Chien Soon Lu 2010: Larry Mize (199). Runner up: John Cook * - Won in Playoff Formerly called Montreal Championship (2010-13) Top Contenders Esteban Toledo 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: Won Duffy Waldorf 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: 3rd Michael Allen 2010: 2011: T-16 2012: T-5 2013: T-4 David Frost 2010: T-20 2011: T-20 2012: T-8 2013: T-4 Loren Roberts 2010: T-5 2011: 2012: T-39 2013: 8th Bill Glasson 2010: T-10 2011: T-4 2012: T-20 2013: T-9 Kirk Triplett 2010: 2011: 2012: T-20 2013: T-9 Rod Spittle 2010: 2011: T-7 2012: T-39 2013: T-9 Jeff Sluman 2010: T-29 2011: T-7 2012: T-20 2013: T-20 David Eger 2010: 2011: T-16 2012: T-11 2013: T-27 Chien Soon Lu 2010: T-44 2011: 2nd 2012: T-34 2013: T-27 Mark Calcavecchia 2010: T-16 2011: 2012: Won 2013: T-31 John Cook 2010: 2nd 2011: Won 2012: T-15 2013: T-31 Tom Byrum 2010: 2011: 2012: T-57 2013: T-31 Fred Funk 2010: T-44 2011: 2012: T-15 2013: T-38 Gene Sauers 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: T-53 Jay Haas 2010: T-6 2011: T-10 2012: T-34 2013: Billy Andrade 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: NOTES: The Champions Tour travels to Canada this week for the Quebec Championship. Five of the top-10 players on the money list are in the field - Jay Haas (3), Jeff Sluman (6), Michael Allen (8), Gene Sauers (9) and Kirk Triplett (10).

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Chris Kirk chips to the second green during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Monday, Sept. 1, 2014.

    Kirk wins Deutsche Bank, gets into Ryder Cup talk

    Chris Kirk figured the Ryder Cup was out of his hands when he failed to earn one of the nine automatic spots. He already has plans to be at the Tennessee-Georgia football game during the matches in Scotland. He doesn't see any need to call U.S. captain Tom Watson and lobby for a pick.

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Jordan Spieth hits off the third tee during the second round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

    Creating more playing opportunities on PGA Tour

    PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem is not inclined to make drastic changes next year that would create more starts for players who earn their cards through the Web.Com Tour Finals.

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Chris Kirk holds the trophy after winning the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Monday, Sept. 1, 2014.

    Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank

    Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns.

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