Nelly Korda smiles after winning the Chevron Championship LPGA golf...

Nelly Korda smiles after winning the Chevron Championship LPGA golf tournament Sunday, April 21, 2024, at The Club at Carlton Woods in The Woodlands, Texas. Credit: AP/David J. Phillip



Site: Charlotte, North Carolina.

Course: Quail Hollow Club. Yardage: 7,558. Par: 71.

Prize money: $20 million. Winner's share: $4 million.

Television: Thursday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS).

Defending champion: Wyndham Clark.

FedEx Cup leader: Scottie Scheffler.

Last week: Taylor Pendrith won the CJ Cup Byron Nelson.

Notes: This is the sixth of eight $20 million signature events and the first of two such events that precede a major championship. ... Scottie Scheffler and Ludvig Aberg are the only eligible players not in the field. Scheffler had planned to miss all along because of the impending birth of his first child. Aberg has a knee issue and said he needed a week of rest. ... Quail Hollow will host the PGA Championship next year for the second time. ... Webb Simpson, a Quail Hollow member, received one of four sponsor exemptions. He has received four exemptions to signature events this year. ... The top three finishers from the CJ Cup Byron Nelson — Taylor Pendrith, Ben Kohles and Alex Noren — played their way into the Wells Fargo Championship through the Swing Five. Dominican Republic winner Billy Horschel also is part of the Swing Five and makes his debut in a signature event this year. ... The winner gets into the PGA Championship next week if not already eligible.

Next week: PGA Championship.





Site: Clifton, New Jersey.

Course: Upper Montclair CC. Yardage: 6,656. Par: 71.

Prize money: $3 million. Winner's share: $450,000.

Television: Thursday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (ESPN+); 3-6 p.m. (NBC Sports App and Peacock); 7-9 p.m. (Golf Channel-tape delay); Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ESPN+); 3-6 p.m. (NBC Sports App and Peacock); 8:30-10:30 p.m. (Golf Channel-tape delay).

Defending champion: Jin Young Ko.

Race to CME Globe leader: Nelly Korda.

Last tournament: Hannah Green won the JM Eagle LA Championship.

Notes: Nelly Korda has won five consecutive tournaments and goes for the LPGA Tour record of six in a row. She shares the record with Nancy Lopez (1978) and Annika Sorenstam (2004-05). ... Korda took seven weeks off after her first win in the streak. She is coming off her second major championship title. ... The field has eight of the top 10 players in the world. Missing are Lilia Vu, who is recovering from injury, and Charley Hull, who is playing in the Aramco-sponsored Ladies European Tour event in South Korea. ... Danielle Kang also is skipping the Founders Cup to play the Aramco event. ... Hannah Green has two wins this year and moved into the top 10 in the world for the first time in her career. ... This is the first of four straight LPGA events within driving range. Three tournaments are in New Jersey. The other is the U.S. Women's Open about an hour west of Philadelphia.

Next week: Mizuho Americas Open.





Site: Birmingham, Alabama.

Course: Greystone Golf & CC. Yardage: 7,249. Par: 72.

Prize money: $2.6 million. Winner's share: $390,000.

Television: Thursday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 5-7:30 p.m. (Golf Channel).

Defending champion: Steve Stricker.

Charles Schwab Cup leader: Steven Alker.

Last week: Scott Dunlap won the Insperity Invitational.

Notes: This is the first of five majors on the PGA Tour Champions schedule. ... Steve Stricker starts a stretch of three straight majors. He is in the field for the PGA Championship next week at Valhalla and then defending his title in the Senior PGA Championship the following week. ... Two of the last three tournaments on the PGA Tour Champions have been shortened to 36 holes because of bad weather in Texas. ... Bernhard Langer tied for 31st in his return to competition after three months from tearing his left Achilles tendon. ... Stricker has won this major three of the last four years. Another victory would tie him with Jack Nicklaus for most victories in the Tradition. ... John Daly is playing on a sponsor exemption. ... Jim Furyk has a new caddie this week after encouraging Mike “Fluff” Cowan to leave and work for C.T. Pan on the PGA Tour.

Next tournament: Senior PGA Championship on May 23-26.





Site: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Course: Dunes Golf & Beach Club. Yardage: 7,347. Par: 71.

Prize money: $4 million. Winner's share: $720,000.

Television: Thursday-Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 3-5 p.m. (Golf Channel).

Defending champion: New tournament.

FedEx Cup leader: Scottie Scheffler.

Last week: Taylor Pendrith won the CJ Cup Byron Nelson.

Notes: This new tournament is held opposite a signature event 180 miles away. ... The winner gets a spot in the PGA Championship next week but not in the Masters or a guaranteed spot in the remaining two $20 million signature events. ... Among the PGA Tour winners in the field are Wesley Bryan, Daniel Berger and Aaron Baddeley. ... Bryan was in line to play in the Wells Fargo Championship with its $20 million purse and no cut. But he was bumped from the Swing Five after the Byron Nelson. ... Bryan's brother, George Bryan, was given a sponsor exemption after failing to qualify. This is the second time the brothers have played in the same tournament. ... This gives South Carolina two events in one year. The last time that happened was when the CJ Cup went to Congaree. The other is at Hilton Head Island. ... More than 10 players in the field previously have won opposite-field events on the PGA Tour.

Next week: PGA Championship.




Last week: Adrian Otaegui won the Volvo China Open.

Next week: PGA Championship.

Race to Dubai leader: Rory McIlroy.




Last week: Brooks Koepka won LIV Golf Singapore.

Next tournament: LIV Golf Houston on June 7-9.

Points leader: Joaquin Niemann.




Last tournament: Tim Widing won the Veritex Bank Championship.

Next week: AdventHealth Championship.

Points leader: Tim Widing.




Epson Tour: Carlisle Arizona Women's Golf Classic, TPC Scottsdale (Champions), Scottsdale, Ariz. Previous winner: Gabriela Ruffels. Online:

Japan Golf Tour: For The Players By The Players, The Club Golf Village, Gunma, Japan. Defending champion: Shintaro Kobayashi. Online:

Challenge Tour: Challenge de Espana, Real Sevilla GC, Seville, Spain. Defending champion: Martin Couvra. Online:

Ladies European Tour: Aramco Team Series, New Korea CC, Goyang, South Korea. Defending champion: Pauline Roussin-Bouchard. Online:

Sunshine Tour: FBC Zimbabwe Open, Royal Harare GC, Harare, Zimbabwe. Defending champion: Neil Schietekat. Online:

Japan LPGA: RKB Mitsui Matsushima Ladies, Fukuoka CC (Wajiro), Fukuoka, Japan. Defending champion: Chisato Iwai. Online:

Korea LPGA: NH Investment & Securities Ladies Championship, Suwon CC, Yongin, South Korea. Defending champion: Jinhee Im. Online:

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