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Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange
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PGA TOUR: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, Thursday through Sunday.
TV: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 5-8 p.m. EDT, on the Golf Channel each day.
LAST YEAR: Ryan Moore holed a four-foot putt for par on the 72nd hole to complete a 5-under-par 66 and hold off Brendon de Jonge of Zimbabwe by one stroke for his second PGA Tour victory. Moore, a Las Vegas resident who played at UNLV, posted four scores in the 60s to win for the first time since the 2009 Wyndham Championship, where he beat Kevin Stadler and Jason Bohn in a playoff by sinking a six-foot birdie putt on the third extra hole. Moore was in or near the lead all the way last year in Las Vegas after opening with a 61 that tied the course record at TPC Summerlin set by Davis Love III in 2001 and matched by Tag Ridings in 2004 and Hunter Haas in 2011. De Jonge, who also posted four rounds in the 60s, including an opening 62, had an outside chance to force a playoff, but his 39-foot birdie putt on the final hole came up short.

CHAMPIONS TOUR: Greater Hickory Kia Classic at Rock Barn Golf and Spa in Conover, N.C., Friday through Sunday.
TV: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 2-4:30 p.m. EDT, on the Golf Channel all three days.
LAST YEAR: Fred Funk closed with a 3-under-par 69, tapping in a two-foot birdie putt on the final hole to claim a one-stroke victory over Duffy Waldorf for his eighth Champions Tour victory and second of the season. The 56-year-old Funk, who also won eight times on the PGA Tour including the 2005 Players Championship, opened with 66-66 and played bogey-free throughout the tournament, running to 84 his streak of consecutive holes at Rock Barn without a bogey. Waldorf, who has yet to win on the senior circuit after posting four victories on the PGA Tour, left a 20-foot birdie putt short on the final hole.

LPGA TOUR: LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship at Sky 72 Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea, Friday through Sunday.
TV: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. EDT, on the Golf Channel each day.
LAST YEAR: Suzann Pettersen of Norway struggled to a 2-over-par 74 and squandered a five-stroke lead, but she sank a five-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff to turn back Catriona Matthew of Scotland for her ninth LPGA victory. Pettersen, who also won the tournament in 2007, took a five-shot lead over So Yeon Ryu of South Korea into the final round after opening with a course-record 63 and following it up with a 68. However, she found herself two shots behind Matthew after carding a double-bogey 6 on the 12th hole, following a double-bogey 5 on the third hole and a bogey 4 on the eighth. Pettersen got one shot back with a birdie on the 14th hole, and when Matthew recorded a bogey on the 16th, they were even, and they remained that way until the third extra hole.