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Colonial officials set 2017 dates for PGA Tour stop in Fort Worth

Jordan Spieth is expected to return as the defending champion for the 2017 Dean & DeLuca Invitational. The PGA Tour has next year’s set dates for Fort Worth’s annual tour stop. They are May 22-28, 2017 in Fort Worth.
Jordan Spieth is expected to return as the defending champion for the 2017 Dean & DeLuca Invitational. The PGA Tour has next year’s set dates for Fort Worth’s annual tour stop. They are May 22-28, 2017 in Fort Worth. Special to the Star-Telegram

Officials at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational have received their dates for the 2017 tournament, with the event scheduled to unfold on Memorial Day weekend and follow the AT&T Byron Nelson on the PGA Tour calendar.

Michael Tothe, Colonial tournament director, confirmed the dates for the 2017 tournament in Fort Worth. The event will be played May 22-28, 2017 at Colonial Country Club.

Dallas resident Jordan Spieth, Sunday's winner of the Dean & DeLuca Invitational, discusses his affinity for Colonial Country Club dating back to junior golf days. Video by Jimmy Burch.

Once again, Fort Worth’s annual tour stop will follow Irving’s event, the AT&T Byron Nelson (May 15-21), on next year’s tour calendar. Colonial’s defending champion in 2017 will be Jordan Spieth, the No. 2 player in the world golf rankings who made six birdies on the back nine during Sunday’s final round in Fort Worth to secure his first PGA Tour title in Texas. Spieth, 22, is a Dallas resident who has won eight tour titles in his brief career, including two major championships.

Star-Telegram PGA Tour beat writer Jimmy Burch breaks down Jordan Spieth's explosive victory in the Dean and Deluca Invitational at Colonial.

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