Destination Golf

Pga Tour, Lpga Tour, Champions Tour

November 01, 2005|By BILL FREE

Calendar

THE TOUR

Championship

Site -- Atlanta

Schedule -- Thursday-Sunday

Course -- East Lake Golf Club (6,980 yards, par 70)

Purse -- $6.5 million. Winner's share: $1,170,000

Field -- The top five money-winners - Tiger Woods, Vijay Singh, Phil Mickelson, Jim Furyk, and David Toms - lead the 30 golfers who have been designated the best in the sport this year.

Chip shot -- "It's a big event," said Woods. "Basically you have 30 guys who have played the hottest or best or most consistent all year."

TV -- ESPN (Thursday-Friday, noon-5 p.m.); ABC (Saturday, noon-3.30 p.m.); ESPN2 (Sunday, noon-1 p.m.); ABC (Sunday, 1-5 p.m.)

Last year -- Retief Goosen shot a 64 in the final round to defeat Woods by four strokes.

LPGA Tour

Mizuno Classic

Site -- Shiga, Japan

Schedule -- Friday-Sunday

Course -- Seta Golf Course (6,450 yards, par 72)

Purse -- $1 million. Winner's share: $150,000

TV -- None

Last year -- Annika Sorenstam shot a 22-under-par 194 to win the 54-hole event by nine strokes over three players.

Champions Tour

Season -- Ended Sunday with Tom Watson winning the Schwab Cup championship.

STATE

Thursday -- Maryland State Women's Open, Chestnut Ridge CC

Saturday -- Baltimore Cup, Hayfields CC

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