Golf trio: U.S. Senior Open, PGA Travelers and KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

U.S. Senior Open, PGA Travellers and KPMG Women’s PGA Championship all kick off Thursday Keep golf fans high after last week’s U.S. Open in Brookline. The seniors will tee off at Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the men will tee off at TPC River Highlands, Connecticut, and the world’s best women’s golfers will tee off this weekend at the Capitol Basketball Course in Bethesda, Maryland Play the game.

2022 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

For those competing in Maryland, the big news ahead of Thursday’s start is that prize money has doubled from last year in an attempt to bring women’s prize money closer to their male counterparts. This year’s winner will receive $1.35 million.

“This is a very important day for the LPGA, women’s golf and women’s sport. We look forward to working with KPMG and the PGA of America to continue using our platform to empower young women and inspire positive change in the world,” LPGA Commissioner Mollie Marcoux Samaan said in a statement.

Defending champion Nellie Korda, world number one. 1 Jin Young Ko and Anna Nordqvist join a competitive field of 156 golfers who will play at Capitol Country Club, which has hosted the U.S. Open, PGA Championship and multiple PGA Tour events.

“It’s just the slopes and the fairways. Keeping the ball on the greens and the slopes on the greens. There are a lot of different challenges. It’s not just one thing,” said LPGA veteran Stacey Lewis.

Travelers Championship

Despite the late exits of Will Zalatoris and Justin Thomas (unrelated to the LIV series), The Travelers Championship will feature some of the top players in the Official World Golf Rankings, as Scotty Scheffler, no. The world’s No. 1 player and four-game PGA Tour winner this season, along with Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Patrick Cantlay.

156 players including eight past Travellers Championship winners Examples include Harris English, Jordan Spieth, Kevin Streman and Stuart Sink. You can watch the game live on Golf Channel (Thursday and Friday 3-6pm; Saturday and Sunday 1-3pm) and CBS (Saturday and Sunday 3-6pm).

LIV Golf Invitational Series players Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson will not play in Travelers Get ready for the second LIV Championship scheduled for June 30th in Portland.

U.S. Senior Open

The U.S. Senior Open will be played at Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The course (par 71, 7,208 yards) celebrated its 100th anniversary and hosted the U.S. Senior Open for the third time.

Padraig Harrington, Paul Goydos, Steve Stricker, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Jerry Kelly and Retief Goosen are some of the top names One of 156 players who will play at the Old Course from Thursday to Sunday. The top 60 and tie will go to the final two rounds. Jim Furyk took home $720,000 for his victory at Omaha Country Club last year.

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