This week in golfby The Associated Press on Oct. 22, 2008, under Sports
What: Frys.com Open
Course: Grayhawk Golf Club, Raptor Course (7,125 yards, par 70)
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 1-4 p.m., 6-9 p.m.; Friday, 1-4 p.m., 7-10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1-4 p.m., 7-10 p.m.)
Last year: Canadian Mike Weir won his first tour title since February 2004, beating Australia’s Mark Hensby by a stroke. Weir has eight career victories.
Last week: Marc Turnesa won the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open for his first PGA Tour title, shooting 62-64-69-68 for a tournament-record 25-under 263 total. He led wire to wire. Matt Kuchar finished second, a stroke back.
What: Grand China Air LPGA
Site: Haikou, China
Course: West Coast Golf Club (6,422 yards, par 72)
Last week: Morgan Pressel won the inaugural Kapalua LPGA Classic for her second career LPGA Tour title, beating Suzann Pettersen by a stroke. Pressel, Kapalua’s touring pro, won the Kraft Nabisco Championship last year.
What: AT&T Championship
Site: San Antonio, Texas
Course: Oak Hills Country Club (6,735 yards, par 71)
Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 4:30-7 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 4:30-7 p.m.)
Last week: Bernhard Langer successfully defended his Administaff Small Business Classic title, beating Lonnie Nielsen by two strokes at The Woodlands. The German star, a three-time winner this year, won last year at Augusta Pines.
PGA EUROPEAN TOUR
What: Castello Masters Costa Azahar
Site: Castellon, Spain
Course: Club de Campo del Mediterraneo (7,111 yards, par 71)
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 6-9 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 5:30-8:30 a.m.)
Last week: Spain’s Alvaro Quiros won the Portugal Masters for his second European tour title, beating Scotland’s Paul Lawrie by three strokes.
What: Miccosukee Championship
Course: Miccosukee Golf and Country Club (7,200 yards, par 71)
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.).
Last week: India’s Arjun Atwal won the Chattanooga Classic for his first Nationwide Tour title and first victory in the United States, beating Webb Simpson with a two-putt birdie on the first hole of a playoff.