PGA Tour Champions has a major on the schedule this week with the Bridgestone Senior Players being played at Firestone in Akron, Ohio, where Stephen Ames and Mike Weir will play … The next senior major goes July 21-24 when the Senior Open is held at Gleneagles … Taylor Pendrith is listed as playing at this week’s Barbasol Championship in Nicholasville, Ky., but he’ll need the okay after isolating due to Covid-19 last week. Michael Gligic, David Hearn, Roger Sloan and Adam Svensson are also in the field … The Genesis Scottish Open will go at the same time in North Berwick, Scotland, where Corey Conners, Mackenzie Hughes and Nick Taylor will tee it up a week before the 150th Open Championship at St, Andrews … The Korn Ferry Tour is off until next week’s Memorial Health Championship in Springfield, Ill. … The LPGA Tour is also off until next week when the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational will be played in Midland, Mich. … Maddie Szeryk, Selena Costabile and Rebecca Lee-Bentham are at the Epson Tour’s Twin Bridges Championship this week in Albany, N.Y. … Last week’s GNN Poll asked if spending by customers/members so early in the season has been affected by inflation at the golf business where they work. The majority, or 44 per cent of respondents said spending was down slightly, with 23 per cent voting that spending was status quo to other years and 18 per cent said spending was way down. Another 15 per cent said revenues are up … This week’s poll asks readers how rounds in June this year compared to the same month in 2021. As of this writing, 71 per cent of respondents said rounds were less than in 2021, with 15 per cent saying about the same and 14 per cent saying their rounds were better than June of last year. If you haven’t voted already, you can do so on the GNN home page.
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