Destination Golf

Pga Tour / Lpga Tour / Champions Tour

September 27, 2005|By GARY LAMBRECHT

CALENDAR

PGA Tour

Chrysler Classic of Greensboro

Site -- Greensboro, N.C.

Schedule -- Thursday-Sunday

Course -- Forest Oaks Country Club (7,197 yards, par 72)

Purse -- $5 million ($900,000 to winner)

TV -- USA Network (Thursday-Friday, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.); ABC (Sunday, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.)

Last year -- Brent Geiberger won his first PGA tour event - and joined his father, Al, as the first father-son duo to win the same tournament - by posting a two-stroke victory over Michael Allen. Geiberger started and finished the tournament with a 6-under-par 66, and totaled 270, for 18-under-par.

LPGA Tour

Office Depot Championship

Site -- Los Angeles

Schedule -- Friday-Sunday

Course -- Trump National Golf Club (6,394 yards, par 72)

Purse -- $1.3 million ($195,000 to winner)

TV -- The Golf Channel (Friday-Sunday, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.)

Last year -- Annika Sorenstam defeated Ashli Bunch and Meg Mallon by three strokes by shooting a 9-under-par 207. Sorenstam took a two-shot lead into the final round and cruised to win the event for the third time in four years. It was her 50th LPGA tour title, making her the sixth player to reach that plateau.

Champions Tour

SAS Championship

Site -- Cary, N.C.

Schedule -- Friday-Sunday

Course -- Prestonwood Country Club - The Fairways (7,137 yards, par 72)

Purse -- $1.9 million ($285,000 to winner)

TV -- The Golf Channel (Friday-Sunday, 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m.)

Last year -- Craig Stadler captured his fifth Champions Tour title of 2004 by cruising to a six-stroke victory over Tom Jenkins. Stadler made birdies on the final three holes to win with a tournament record of 17-under 199, and became the first player in more than six years to win three straight tournaments on the Champions Tour.

State

Thursday -- Middle Atlantic Golf Association Men's Amateur, River Bend CC, Great Falls, Va.

Friday -- Middle Atlantic Golf Association Men's Amateur, River Bend CC, Great Falls, Va.

Saturday -- Middle Atlantic Golf Association Men's Amateur, River Bend CC, Great Falls, Va.; Baltimore Municipal Golf Corp. Women's Amateur, Mount Pleasant GC

Sunday -- Middle Atlantic Golf Association Men's Amateur, River Bend CC, Great Falls, Va.

Oct. 5 -- Maryland State Senior Team Challenge (vs. New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware), Mountain Branch GC

Oct. 8 -- Mason-Dixon Match (Middle Atlantic vs. Golf Association Philadelphia)

Oct. 10 -- Maryland State Senior Open, Woodmont CC

Oct. 17 -- Maryland State Father-Son, Chartwell CC

Oct. 22 -- Baltimore CC Invitation Four-ball

Oct. 27 -- Maryland State Women's Open, Chestnut Ridge CC

Nov. 5 -- Baltimore Cup, Hayfields CC

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