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    Warm, Sunny Weather Predicted for AT&T Golf Tournament

    By Kirstie Hettinga, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    July 01, 2010, 5:52:20 AM EDT

    Golfers competing in the AT&T National tournament this weekend in Philadelphia can expect sunny and warm weather throughout the competition.

    The first round of professional play kicks off just after 7 a.m. on Thursday, when temperatures are predicted to be in the low 60s with light winds.

    As the day progresses, temperatures should be in the low 70s by noon and will continue to increase into the late afternoon. When play concludes for Thursday around 6 p.m., temperatures are predicted to be 78 degrees with winds at 10 mph coming from the northwest.

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    AccuWeather.com Golf Forecast for Philadelphia, Pa., through the weekend.

    A similar weather pattern will continue through the tournament with Friday predicted to reach about 80 degrees. A spike in temperature will occur over the weekend, with Saturday predicted to be 86 degrees.

    When the tournament concludes Sunday, golfers can expect to experience temperatures in the low 90s.

    All times are Eastern Daylight Times.

    About 120 professional golfers are expecting to participate in this tournament, including Tiger Woods, who is currently in second behind Phil Mickelson in PGA rankings, and Jim Furyk who is currently ranked in fourth place.

    Woods tees off at 12:56 p.m. on Thursday, when the temperature is predicted to be 79 degrees, with a RealFeel of 85 degrees. Furyk tees off earlier in the day, around 8:26 a.m. He can expect a tee-off temperature of about 63 degrees.

    Visit the AccuWeather.com Golf Weather Forecast to check the weather for the AT&T tournament or for golf conditions in your area.

    Also, get tips from Phil Mickelson is his new series, Secrets of the Short Game, where he describes his putting secrets.

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