PGA TOUR’s Quail Hollow Championship
Site: Charlotte, N.C.
Course: Quail Hollow Club (7,442 yards, par 72).
Purse: $6.5 million. Winner’s share: $1.17 million.
Television (all times PDT): Golf Channel (Thursday, noon-3 p.m.,
5:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., noon-3 p.m., 5:30-8:30
p.m.; Saturday, 9 p.m.-midnight, 10-11:30 p.m., 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Sunday,
10-11:30 a.m., 6:30-8:30 p.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, noon-3 p.m.).
Last year: Anthony Kim won his first PGA Tour title, finishing with
a tournament-record 16-under 272 total for a five-stroke victory over
Ben Curtis. Kim also won the AT&T National in July.
Last week: Jerry Kelly won the Zurich Classic in Avondale, La., for
his third PGA Tour victory and first since 2002. Kelly finished at 14
under, a stroke ahead of Rory Sabbatini, Charlie Wi and Charles Howell
Notes: Tiger Woods is making his fourth appearance in the event. He won
in 2007, then sat out the 2008 event because of a knee injury. …
Masters champion Angel Cabrera is making his first tour start since
winning at Augusta National. … Second-ranked Phil Mickelson also is in
the field along with No. 3 Sergio Garcia, No. 4 Geoff Ogilvy, No. 7
Padraig Harrington, No. 8 Vijay Singh and No. 10 Camilo Villegas. Singh
won the 2005 event. … Puyallup’s Ryan Moore is playing in back-to-back
tournaments. … The Players Championship is next week in Ponte Vedra
Beach, Fla., followed by the Texas Open.
On the Net: http://www.pgatour.com