On the Tee: Byron Nelson, British Masters, the Tradition

AT&T Byron Nelson
Eric Axley hits a shot during round three of the 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson at Trinity Golf & CC in Dallas, Texas. Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

The LPGA Tour is off for the next two weeks, but the other three pro golf tours will be teeing it up this week, headlined by the PGA Tour setting up shop in Dallas for the 66th edition of the AT&T Byron Nelson.

The European Tour moves from China to England for the Betfred’s British Masters, while the senior tour’s first major gets underway this week with the Region’s Tradition at Greystone.

AT&T Byron Nelson
Where: Dallas, Texas
Course: Trinity Forest Golf Club
Distance: Par 71, 7,380 yards
Architect: Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore
Format: 72-holes, stroke play, 36-hole cut
Purse: $7,900,000
Winning Share: $1,422,000
TV Coverage: GOLF/CBS
Defending Champion: Aaron Wise
Betting Favorites: Wise, Brooks Koepka, Hideki Matsuyama, Henrik Stenson, Branden Grace, Marc Leishman, Patrick Reed, Jordan Spieth


Betfred British Masters
Where: Merseyside, England
Course: Hillside Golf Club
Distance: Par 72, 6953 yards
Architect: Fred Hawtree
Format: 72-holes, stroke play, 36-hole cut
Purse: $3,827,000
Winning Share: $639,000
TV Coverage: GOLF
Defending Champion: Eddie Pepperell
Betting Favorites: Pepperell, Tommy Fleetwood, Matt Wallace, Tyrrell Hatton, Joost Luiten, Jordan Smith, Andy Sullivan


Regions Tradition
Where: Birmingham, Alabama
Course: Greystone Golf & CC
Distance: Par 72, 7299 yards
Architect: Bob Cupp / Hubert Green
Format: 72-holes, stroke play, 36-hole cut
Purse: $2,400,000
Winning Share: $360,000
TV Coverage: GOLF
Defending Champion: Miguel Angel Jimenez
Betting Favorites: Jimenez, Steve Stricker, Bernhard Langer, Scott McCarron, Jerry Kelly, Kevin Sutherland, Vijay Singh, Scott Parel

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