July 17 (UPI) — A aggressive discipline of golfers will battle in a PGA Tour match and a NASCAR race with followers within the grandstand are two sports highlights this weekend in america.

UFC’s schedule additionally continues with a handful of fights on the combined martial artwork league’s Combat Island venue Saturday in Abu Dhabi.

Main League Soccer and the Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League will proceed their tournaments with a dozen groups taking the sector in Orlando, Fla., and Herriman, Utah, respectively.

Tiger Woods made his return to the PGA Tour Thursday on the Memorial Match at Muirfield Village Golf Membership in Dublin, Ohio. The 15-time main championship winner appeared for the primary time for the reason that PGA Tour resumed its season in Might after a coronavirus pandemic suspension.

Woods struggled to card 3-over par by means of the second spherical and had been in peril of lacking the third-round reduce earlier than the sector shot larger scores than anticipated, which allowed him to advance into the weekend.

Woods was grouped with world No. 1 Rory McIlroy and No. 6 Brooks Koepka for the primary and second rounds. McIlroy is seven pictures off the lead. Koepka additionally survived at +3.

No. 2 Jon Rahm was 8-under par by means of two rounds, however many gamers are shut on the leaderboard. No. Three Justin Thomas, No. 7 Bryson DeChambeau, No. Eight Patrick Reed and No. 10 Patrick Cantlay made the third-round reduce.

No. 69 Phil Mickelson additionally survived and can play over the weekend.

Dwell protection of featured teams and holes for the third and fourth spherical will begin at 7:45 a.m. EDT Saturday and Sunday on PGA Tour Dwell. TV protection of the ultimate two rounds additionally will air on the Golf Channel and CBS.

The winner of the Memorial will win $1.6 million.

NASCAR followers in Texas

Wednesday’s Cup Collection All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Conn., drew about 30,000 followers, essentially the most to attend a reside skilled sporting occasion in america for the reason that pandemic shut down all energetic leagues.

The O’Reilly Auto Components 500 has an opportunity to attract a good greater crowd Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in June authorised for 50 % fan capability to attend Sunday’s occasion. A speedway spokesman mentioned the observe holds about 120,000 followers, and officers count on lower than 50 % capability Sunday in Fort Value because of COVID-19 security considerations and sizzling temperatures on the observe. The race that begins at Three p.m. EDT.

Chase Elliott is coming off a win in Wednesday’s All-Star Race. Caesars has Elliott tied with Martin Truex Jr. because the third-best guess to win on Sunday at +700. Which means a bettor would win $700, along with the unique wager, for a $100 guess on both driver.

Cup Collection chief Kevin Harvick is the favourite in Fort Value at +350. Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch are tied with the second finest odds at +600.

Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Aric Almirola, Jimmie Johnson and Kurt Busch are also among the many top-10 favorites.

Saturday

Baseball

KBO League: Kiwoom Heroes vs. SK Wyverns at 4:55 a.m. EDT on ESPN

Golf

The Memorial Match: Third spherical featured teams from 7:45 a.m. to six p.m. EDT on PGA Tour Dwell; 12:30 to three p.m. EDT on Golf Channel; Three to six p.m. EDT on CBS

Soccer

NWSL Problem Cup: Washington Spirit vs. Sky Blue FC at 12:30 p.m. EDT on CBS All Entry

FA Cup: Arsenal vs. Manchester Metropolis at 2:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+

MLS Is Again Match: Portland Timbers vs. Houston Dynamo at Eight p.m. EDT on ESPN

NWSL Problem Cup: OL Reign vs. Chicago Purple Stars at 10 p.m. EDT on CBS All Entry

MLS Is Again Match: LAFC vs. Los Angeles Galaxy at 10:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN

NASCAR

Xfinity Collection: My Bariatric Options 300 at Three p.m. EDT on NBCSN

Truck Collection: Vankor 350 at Eight p.m. EDT on FS1

UFC Combat Night time on ESPN+

Alexandre Pantoja vs. Askar Askarov at Eight p.m EDT

Ariane Lipski vs. Luana Carolina after first struggle

Marc Diakiese vs. Rafael Fiziev after second struggle

Jack Hermansson vs. Kelvin Gastelum after third struggle

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez after fourth struggle

Sunday

Baseball

KBO League: Doosan Bears vs. Kia Tigers at 3:55 a.m. EDT on ESPN

Golf

The Memorial Match: Fourth spherical featured teams from 7:45 a.m. to six p.m. EDT on PGA Tour Dwell; 1 to three:30 p.m. EDT on Golf Channel; 3:30 to 7 p.m. EDT on CBS

Soccer

FA Cup: Manchester United vs. Chelsea at 12:50 p.m. EDT on ESPN+

La Liga: FC Barcelona vs. Alaves at Three p.m. EDT on beIN Sports

La Liga: Actual Madrid vs. Leganes at Three p.m. EDT on beIN Sports

MLS Is Again Match: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC at 10:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN

NASCAR

Cup Collection: O’Reilly Auto Components 500 at Three p.m. EDT on NBCSN