Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - PGA TOUR - THE MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT,
Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, Ohio - Tiger Woods birdied three of his
last four holes, including a memorable 50-foot chip shot at the 16th, last
year to capture his 73rd win overall and tie Jack Nicklaus' career mark at his
The late flurry allowed Woods to overcome a 4-stroke deficit at the beginning
of the day en route to a 2-stroke victory over Rory Sabbatini and Andres
It was Woods' second win at this tournament in the last four years and fifth
career title at the Memorial.
This year, Woods returns to the event coming off his fourth win already this
season at The Players Championship three weeks ago. He will try to keep his
red-hot season going by defending his title against a field that consists of
17 of the top 25 players in the world rankings.
Chinese teenager Tianlang Guan will return to the field this week on a special
invitation after missing his first cut in three appearances on the PGA Tour at
the Byron Nelson Championship.
Golf Channel has coverage the first two days and early on the weekend before
handing off to CBS for Saturday's and Sunday's afternoon coverage.
The PGA Tour heads to Tennessee next week for the St. Jude Classic, where
Dustin Johnson birdied two of his final three holes last year to take a 1-
stroke victory over John Merrick.
NORDEA MASTERS, Bro Hof Slott Golf Course, Stockholm, Sweden - Lee Westwood
was the lone member of the field to post four rounds in the 60s last year as
he cruised to a 5-stroke victory and his 22nd European Tour title.
Westwood entered the final day of the tournament with a 3-stroke lead and his
cushion never fell below two throughout the final round.
He will not be in the field this week to defend his title, though, as he will
be participating at the Memorial with the PGA Tour.
Last year's second-place finisher Ross Fisher will return this year, as will
last week's winner Matteo Manassero.
Golf Channel has full coverage of the action this week.
The European Tour heads to Austria next week for the Lyoness Open, where Bernd
Wiesberger overcame a 4-stroke lead in the final round to capture his second
PRICIPAL CHARITY CLASSIC, Wakonda Club, Des Moines, Iowa - Jay Haas carded a
5-under 66 during his final round last year to finish the tournament with a
record-tying 16-under par 197 and earn his 16th Champions Tour title.
The mark gave him a 5-stroke victory over Kirk Triplett and Larry Mize despite
Triplett's course record 9-under 62 on the final day.
It was Haas' third victory in six years at this event and he will be
returning this week to defend his title.
Golf Channel will have coverage of all three rounds.
The Champions Tour moves to Alabama next week for the Champions Tour's second
major of the season, the Regions Tradition, where Tom Lehman will seek to
defend his title for the second straight year.
SHOPRITE LPGA CLASSIC, Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, Galloway, New
Jersey - Stacy Lewis carried a 6-stroke lead into the final round and cruised
to her second victory in three starts at this event last year.
Lewis essentially wrapped up the win during the first two rounds, when she
carded back-to-back 6-under 65s.
Every tournament winner from this season will be in the field as well.
Golf Channel will have coverage of all three rounds of this 54-hole event.
The LPGA Tour will move to New York next week for the Wegmans LPGA
Championship, which is the LPGA's second major of the season. Shanshan Feng
became the first golfer, male or female, from mainland China to win a major
championship there last year.
MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP, TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Potomac, Maryland -
David Lingmerth rallied to his first career win on the Web.com Tour with a 4-
under 66 during his final round last year.
He was one of just 11 players to break par in the final round and took
advantage of third-round leader Josh Persons' 7-over 77 to nab the victory.
Lingmerth will not be in the field to defend his title as he has moved on to
the PGA Tour.
Nine of the top 10 players on the money list will be participating in the
The Web.com Tour will have off next week before heading to Kansas for the Air
Capital Classic, where Casey Wittenberg fired a 5-under 66 during his final
round to capture his second title of the season.
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