Byron Nelson Championship
Where: Irving, Texas
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Course: TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas (7,166 yards, par 70)
Purse: $6.5 million ($1.17 million to the winner)
TV: Golf (3-6 p.m. Thursday-Friday) and CBS-27 (3-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday)
Last year: Rory Sabbatini won his fifth PGA Tour title, closing with a 6-under 64 for a two-stroke victory. He had a tournament-record 19-under 261 total.
Notes: Area resident Hunter Mahan, ranked 17th, and PGA champion Y.E. Yang (19th) are the only players in the top 20 in the world in the field. Mahan won the Phoenix Open in February for his second tour title. ... Vijay Singh, the 2003 winner, has dropped to 51st in the world, with only the top 50 after the tournament getting spots in the U.S. Open. Last outside the top 50 in August 1992, Singh will have to go through qualifying to secure a spot at Pebble Beach if he doesn't improve his position. ... Kentuckian J.B. Holmes, 52nd in the world rankings, is also in the field, along with Kenny Perry and Josh Teater.
Sybase Match Play Championship
Where: Gladstone, N.J.
Course: Hamilton Farm Golf Club (6,585 yards, par 72)
Purse: $1.5 million ($375,000 to the winner)
TV: Golf (1-3 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 2-5 p.m. Saturday; 2-4 p.m. Sunday)
Last year: South Korea's Ji Young Oh won the stroke-play Sybase Classic at Upper Montclair, beating Suzann Pettersen by four strokes. In 2007 at Wykagyl in the LPGA Tour's last 64-player, match-play event, Seon Hwa Lee beat Ai Miyazato in the final.
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BMW PGA Championship
Where: Virginia Water, England
Course: Wentworth Club, West Course (7,261 yards, par 71)
Purse: $5.52 million ($919,795 to the winner)
TV: Golf (10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday)
Last year: England's Paul Casey won his third worldwide title of the year, birdieing the final two holes for a one-stroke victory over Ross Fisher.
Notes: Eight of the top 20 players in the world ranking — No. 3 Lee Westwood, No. 6 Ian Poulter, No. 7 Ernie Els, No. 8 Casey, No. 9 Rory McIlroy, No. 11 Martin Kaymer, No. 13 Padraig Harrington and No. 18 Luke Donald — are in the field.
Rex Hospital Open
Where: Raleigh, N.C.
Course: TPC Wakefield Plantation (7,257 yards, par 71)
Purse: $550,000 ($99,000 to the winner)
Last year: Kevin Johnson beat Jeff Gallagher with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.