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Tour update


Site: Lemont, Ill.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Cog Hill Golf & Country Club (7,073 yards, par 72).

Purse: $3 million.

Winner's share: $540,000.

Television: ESPN (Thursday-Friday, 2-4 p.m.) and ABC (Saturday, 2-4 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m.)

Last year: Tiger Woods beat Mike Weir by three strokes.

Last week: Notah Begay III beat Mark Calcavecchia by one stroke to win the Greater Hartford Open in Cromwell, Conn. The victory was the second in two weeks for Begay.

Tourney notes: Begay is the first player to win consecutive tournaments since Woods won the final two events last year.


Site: Sylvania, Ohio

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Highland Meadows Golf Club (6,319 yards, par 71).

Purse: $1 million.

Winner's share: $150,000.

Television: None.

Last year: Se Ri Pak won in a six-player playoff, the most crowded playoff in LPGA history.

Last week: Janice Moodie won for the first time as a professional, taking the ShopRite LPGA Classic at Atlantic City, N.J., by two strokes over Pat Hurst and Grace Park.

Tourney notes: The event started in 1984.


State Farm Senior Classic

Site: Columbia, Md.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: Hobbit's Glen Golf Club (6,983 yards, par 72).

Purse: $1.35 million.

Winner's share: $202,500.

Television: ESPN (Friday, noon-2 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 3:30-5 p.m.)

Last year: Christy O'Connor beat Bruce Fleisher by one stroke.

Last week: Hale Irwin won the U.S. Senior Open at Bethlehem, Pa., setting a tournament record with a 17-under 267. Irwin broke Gary Player's record of 270 set in 1987.

Tourney notes: Irwin has 28 Senior Tour titles, one shy of Lee Trevino for most wins on the tour.


Site: Hershey, Pa.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Country Club of Hershey (7,100 yards, par 70).

Purse: $400,000.

Winner's share: $72,000.

Television: The Golf Channel (Thursday-Sunday, 11:30-2 p.m.)

Last year: Edward Fryatt beat Brett Wayment by three strokes.

Last week: Mark Hensby beat Manny Zerman on the seventh hole of a playoff to win the Carolina Classic at Raleigh, N.C. The playoff tied for the third longest in tour history.

Tourney notes: Fryatt had 10 top-10 finishes last season. . . . Bob Burns and Gary Nicklaus share the course record of 64.


Jay Don Blake: His final-round 64 was matched only by champion Notah Begay at the Greater Hartford Open. He finished in a tie for 18th place at 272 and won $34,080.

Dan Forsman: Started with a 64, ended with a 67, but in between had a pair of 71s, which left him in a tie for 25th place at 272.

Mike Reid: Started and finished with a pair of 66s and his 274 total put him in a tie for 32nd place, which earned him $13,627.


Bruce Summerhays: The Farmington resident missed a cut for the first time in six years on the Senior Tour with rounds of 76-72 at the U.S. Senior Open

Ken Cromwell: Utah amateur also missed the cut at U.S. Senior Open with rounds of 78-80.

World Golf Rankings*

Based on players' performance throughout the world through July 2. The ranking is computed on a two-year rolling basis weighted toward the current year. Players earn points based on finish and strength of field:

1. Tiger Woods USA 26.80

2. David Duval USA 10.99

3. Colin Montgomrie Sct 10.16

4. Ernie Els SAf 9.31

5. Davis Love III USA 9.12

6. Lee Westwood Eng 8.83

7. Phil Mickelson USA 8.73

8. Hal Sutton USA 8.31

9. Vijay Singh Fij 8.31

10. Jesper Parnevik Swe 8.25

11. Nick Price Zimbawave Zimbabwe 7.23

12. Sergio Garcia Spn 6.76

13. Darren Clarke NIr 6.64

14. Jim Furyk USA 6.56

15. Tom Lehman USA 6.55

16. Miguel Angel Jimenez Spn 5.54

17. John Huston USA 5.37

18. Justin Leonard USA 5.23

19. Carlos Franco Par 5.22

20. Stewart Cink USA 5.11

21. Mark O'Meara USA 4.78

22. Chris Perry USA 4.67

23. David Toms USA 4.64

24. Notah Begay III USA 4.36

25. Dudley Hart USA 4.33

26. Kirk Triplett USA 4.31

27. Padraig Harrington Ire 3.99

28. Loren Roberts USA 3.91

29. Mike Weir Can 3.85

30. Michael Campbell NZl 3.65