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Golf tour update


Byron Nelson Classic

Site: Irving, Texas.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC at Las Colinas (6,899 yards, par 70) and Cottonwood Valley (6,846 yards, par 70).

Purse: $1.8 million.

Winner's Share: $324,000.

Television: USA (Thursday-Friday, 2-4 p.m., MDT) and ABC (Saturday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2-4 p.m., MDT).

Last year: Phil Mickelson won the third of four 1996 titles, closing with a 4-under 66 for a two-stroke victory over Craig Parry. Mickelson, who won the Bay Hill Invitational in March, had a 15-under 265 total.

Notes: Tiger Woods is making his first tour appearance since winning the Masters on April 13.


LPGA Championship

Site: Wilmington, Del.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: DuPont Country Club (6,386 yards, par 71).

Purse: $1.2 million.

Winner's Share: $180,000.

Television: The Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., MDT; Saturday-Sunday, 7-9 p.m., MDT) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 2-4 p.m., MDT).

Last year: England's Laura Davies won for the second time in three years, closing with a 1-under 70 for a one-stroke victory over Julie Piers. Davies had an even-par 213 total in the rain-shortened event.


Cadillac NFL Golf Classic

Site: Clifton, N.J.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: Upper Montclair Country Club (6,816 yards, par 72).

Purse: $950,000.

Winner's Share: $142,500.

Television: ESPN (Friday, 1-3 p.m.; Saturday, 3:30-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-3 p.m., MDT).

Last year: Bob Murphy closed with a 3-under 69 for a two-stroke victory over Jay Sigel. Murphy, who opened with a course-record 62, had a tournament-record 14-under 202 total.

Nike Tour: Dominion Open, Thursday-Sunday, Dominion Golf Club, Glen Allen, Va.