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ON TOUR



Published: Wed, October 25, 2006 @ 12:00 a.m.



ON TOUR

This weekend'spro golf events

PGA TOURChrysler ChampionshipPalm Harbor, Fla.

Schedule: Thursday-SundayCourse: Westin Innisbrook Resort, Copperhead Course (7,340 yards, par 71)Purse: 5.3 million. Winner's share: 954,000.Television: USA (Thursday-Friday, 4-6 p.m., Saturday, 3-6) and ABC (Sunday, 2-5 p.m.)Last year: Sweden's Carl Pettersson won his first PGA Tour title, finishing with a 71 to beat Chad Campbell by a stroke.

CHAMPIONS TOURCharles Schwab Cup ChampionshipSonoma, Calif.

Schedule: Thursday-SundayCourse: Sonoma Golf Club (7,111 yards, par 72)Purse: 2.5 million. Winner's share: 440,000.Television: The Golf Channel (Thursday-Sunday, 5-7:30- p.m., 9-11 p.m.)Last year: Tom Watson overcame a six-shot deficit to win the season-ending event for the third time and top the Charles Schwab Cup points race. He closed with a 20-foot birdie putt for an 8-under 64 and a one-stroke victory over Jay Haas.

LPGA TOURKolon-Hana Bank ChampionshipKyungju, South Korea.

Schedule: Friday-SundayCourse: Mauna Ocean Golf & amp; Resort (6,381 yards, par 72)Purse: 1.35 million. Winner's share: 202,500.Television: NoneLast year: Jee Young Lee became the fourth straight South Korean player to win the country's lone LPGA Tour event, beating compatriot Mi-Hyun Kim and Carin Koch by three strokes at Nine Bridges. Lee was making her first LPGA Tour start.

PGA EUROPEAN TOURVolvo MastersSotogrande, Spain.

Schedule: Thursday-SundayCourse: Valderrama Golf Club (6,952 yards, par 71)Purse: 5.01 million. Winner's share: 835,200.Television: The Golf Channel (Thursday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon; Sunday, 8-11 a.m.)Last year: Ireland's Paul McGinley closed with a 4-under 67 for a two-shot victory over Spain's Sergio Garcia in the season-ending tournament. Scotland's Colin Montgomerie tied for third to win his record eighth money title.

LADIES EUROPEAN TOURDubai Ladies MastersDubai, United Arab Emirates

Schedule: Thursday-SundayCourse: Emirates Golf Club, Majlis Course (6,571 yards, par 72)Purse: 626,975. Winner's share: 94,045Television: NoneLast year: Inaugural tournament

NATIONWIDE TOURMiccosukee ChampionshipMiami

Schedule: Thursday-SundayCourse: Miccosukee Golf and Country Club (7,200 yards, par 71)Purse: 500,000. Winner's share: 90,000.Television: The Golf Channel (Thursday, 1:30-4 p.m.; Friday, 1:30-3 a.m., 1:30-4 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1-2:30 a.m., 1:30-4 p.m.; Monday, 1-2:30 a.m.)Last year: The tournament was canceled because of Hurricane Wilma.

Associated Press

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