Site: Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland.
Course: Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club (6,822 yards, par 71).
Purse: $2.62 million. Winner’s share: $437,080.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 5:30-9:30 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 4-8 a.m.).
Last year: Denmark’s Thomas Bjorn won the last of his three 2011 European Tour titles, closing with a 9-under 62 for a four-stroke victory.
Last week: Scotland’s Paul Lawrie won the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles for his second European Tour victory of the year and eighth overall. Australia’s Brett Rumford finished second, four strokes back.
Notes: Jose Maria Olazabal completed the European Ryder Cup team Monday, selecting England’s Ian Poulter and Belgium’s Nicolas Colsaerts as captain’s picks. Lawrie, Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Graeme McDowell, Francesco Molinari, Luke Donald, Lee Westwood, Sergio Garcia, Peter Hanson and Martin Kaymer earned automatic spots for the Sept. 28-30 matches against the United States at Medinah. ... Lawrie is in the field along with Hanson, Olazabal, Bjorn, Greg Norman, John Daly, Darren Clarke, Branden Grace and Miguel-Angel Jimenez. Grace has a tour-high three victories this year. ... The KLM Open is next week in the Netherlands.