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ON THE FAIRWAYS | This week's golf events

Published: Thu, September 7, 2006 @ 12:00 a.m.

PGA TOURCanadian OpenAncaster, Ontario

Schedule: Today-SundayCourse: Hamilton Golf and Country Club (6,983 yards, par 70)Purse: $5 million. Winner's share: $900,000Television: ESPN (Today-Friday, 3-6 p.m.; Saturday, 4-6 p.m.; Sunday, 3-6 p.m.)Last year: Mark Calcavecchia became the oldest champion in tournament history, winning at 45 at Shaughnessy in Vancouver, British Columbia. He held off Ryan Moore and Ben Crane by a stroke for his 12th PGA Tour victory.

LPGA TOURJohn Q. Hammons Hotel ClassicBroken Arrow, Okla.

Schedule: Friday-SundayCourse: Cedar Ridge Country Club (6,571 yards, par 71)Purse: $1 million. Winner's share: $150,000Television: The Golf Channel (Friday, 7-9:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 3:30-5 a.m., 7-9:30 p.m.; Monday, 3:30-5 a.m.)Last year: Annika Sorenstam won the tournament for the second straight year and third time in four seasons, holding off Paula Creamer by a stroke.

PGA EUROPEAN TOUREuropean MastersCrans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland

Schedule: Today-SundayCourse: Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club (6,857 yards, par 71)Purse: $2.57 million. Winner's share: $427,850Television: The Golf Channel (Today, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 9-11 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 9:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 8-11 a.m., 9:30-11:30 p.m.)Last year: Spain's Sergio Garcia won his sixth European tour title, edging Sweden's Peter Gustafsson by a stroke.

NATIONWIDE TOURUtah EnergySolutions ChampionshipSandy, Utah

Schedule: Today-SundayCourse: Willow Creek Country Club (7,104 yards, par 72)Purse: $475,000. Winner's share: $85,500Television: NoneLast year: PGA Tour winner Garrett Willis won his first Nationwide Tour title, beating Kris Cox, Brian Henninger and Mathew Goggin by a stroke. Willis won the 2001 Tucson Open in his first PGA Tour start.

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