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This week’s golf glance: Russell Henley in Louisiana, Ashlan Ramsey in Texas

Russell Henley will play with fellow former Georgia players Chris Kirk and Brian Harman in the first two rounds of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans this week.
Russell Henley will play with fellow former Georgia players Chris Kirk and Brian Harman in the first two rounds of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans this week. AP

Russell Henley and Ashlan Ramsey are both playing this week, with Henley taking part in the PGA Tour’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans and Ramsey playing in the LPGA Tour’s Volunteers of America Texas Shootout.

Henley will play with fellow former Georgia Bulldogs players Chris Kirk and Brian Harman in the first two rounds, and they will tee off at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday in the first round.

Ramsey will play with Yueer Cindy Feng and Christina Kim in the first two rounds, and they will tee off at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday in the first round.

PGA TOUR

ZURICH CLASSIC OF NEW ORLEANS

Site: Avondale, La.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC Louisiana. Yards: 7,341. Par: 72.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.), CBS Sports (Saturday-Sunday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.).

LPGA TOUR

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS SHOOTOUT

Site: Irving, Texas.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Las Colinas CC. Yards: 6,462. Par: 71.

Purse: $1.3 million (First prize: $195,000).

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, noon to 2:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.).

WEB.COM TOUR

UNITED LEASING & FINANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Newburgh, Ind.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday

Course: Victoria National GC. Yards: 7,242. Par: 72.

Purse: $600,000 (First place: $108,000)

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Sunday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.).

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