CHEVRON WORLD CHALLENGE
SITE: Thousand Oaks, Calif.
COURSE: Sherwood Country Club (7,052 yards, par 72).
TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m.) and NBC-Ch. 26 (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.)
FIELD: Keegan Bradley, Paul Casey, K.J. Choi, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler, Jim Furyk, Bill Haas, Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar, Martin Laird, Hunter Mahan, Webb Simpson, Steve Stricker, Bo Van Pelt, Nick Watney, Bubba Watson, Gary Woodland, Tiger Woods
LAST YEAR: Graeme McDowell holed a 20-foot birdie putt on the final hole to force a playoff, then made another birdie putt from a little longer away to deny Woods a victory.
NOTES: Woods, the 2001, ‘04, ‘06 and ‘07, received an exemption into the unofficial event. He was 49th in the world ranking at the cutoff. … Solo last place in the 18-player event is worth $140,000.
PGA TOUR QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT
SITE: PGA West, Nicklas Tournament Course, TPC Stadium Course, La Quinta, Calif.
TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Saturday-Sunday, 4-7 p.m.; Monday, 3:30-7 p.m.)
NEDBANK GOLF CHALLENGE
SITE: Sun City, South Africa
COURSE: Gary Player Country Club (7,590 yards, par 72)
TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Thursday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
LAST YEAR: Lee Westwood won by eight strokes, shooting 68-64-71-68.
EUROPEAN TOUR/ASIAN TOUR
HONG KONG OPEN
SITE: Hong Kong
COURSE: Hong Kong Golf Club (6,702 yards, par 70)
TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Thursday-Sunday, midnight-4 a.m.)
LAST YEAR: Ian Poulter shot 67-60-64-67 for a one-stroke victory over 17-year-old Matteo Manassero and Simon Dyson.
LAST WEEK: Hennie Otto won the South African Open, closing with an even-par 72 for a one-stroke victory over Bernd Wiesberger. The event was sanctioned by the European and Sunshine tours.
PGA TOUR OF AUSTRALASIA
NEW ZEALAND OPEN
SITE: Clearwater Golf Club, Christchurch, New Zealand
LPGA QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT
SITE: LPGA International, Legends Course, Champions Course, Daytona Beach, Fla.