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PGA TOUR

TRANSITIONS CHAMPIONSHIP

SITE: Palm Harbor, Fla.

SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday

COURSE: Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, Copperhead Course (7,340 yards, par 71)

TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Friday, 3-6 p.m., 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30-3 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.) and NBC-Ch. 26 (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.)

LAST YEAR: Gary Woodland won his first PGA Tour title, beating Webb Simpson by a stroke.

LAST WEEK: Justin Rose won the Cadillac Championship at Doral for his first World Golf Championship victory.

NOTES: Rose is in the field along with second-ranked Luke Donald, Masters Tournament champion Charl Schwartzel, 2010 winner Jim Furyk and two-time champions Retief Goosen and K.J. Choi.

LPGA TOUR

LPGA FOUNDERS CUP

SITE: Phoenix

SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday

COURSE: JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Wildfire Golf Club (6,613 yards, par 72)

TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-2:30 a.m., 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 4-7 p.m.; Sunday, 3-5 a.m., 4-7 p.m.; Monday, 3-5 a.m.)

LAST YEAR: Karrie Webb won the inaugural event for her second consecutive tour victory and 38th overall.

LAST EVENT: Angela Stanford won the HSBC Women’s Champions.

NOTES: The tournament has prize money this season. Last year, the players competed for a mock purse and charity donations.

CHAMPIONS TOUR

TOSHIBA CLASSIC

SITE: Newport Beach, Calif.

SCHEDULE: Friday-Sunday

COURSE: Newport Beach Country Club (6,584 yards, par 71)

TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Friday, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:30-4:30 a.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-3 a.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Monday, 1-3 a.m.)

LAST YEAR: Nick Price beat Mark Wiebe by a stroke.

LAST EVENT: Kenny Perry won the ACE Group Classic by five strokes Feb. 19 in Naples, Fla.

NOTES: Perry is skipping the tournament to play in the PGA Tour’s Transitions Championship.

EUROPEAN TOUR

ANDALUCIA OPEN

SITE: Puerto Banus, Spain

SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday

COURSE: Aloha Golf Club (6,881 yards, par 72)

TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.)

LAST YEAR: Scotland’s Paul Lawrie won his first tour title since 2002.

NOTES: Spain’s Miguel Angel Jimenez is in the field along with Lawrie, England’s Robert Rock, Scotland’s Colin Montgomerie and Canada’s Mike Weir.

NATIONWIDE TOUR

NEXT EVENT: Louisiana Open, March 22-25, Le Triomphe Country Club, Broussard, La.

LAST WEEK: Paul Haley II won the Chile Classic in his third career Nationwide Tour start, closing with 1-under 71 for a three-stroke victory.

EGOLF TOUR

PINE NEEDLES CLASSIC

SITE: Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club, Southern Pines, N.C., and Seven Lakes Country Club, West End, N.C.

SCHEDULE: Today-Saturday

NGA TOUR

MILTON MARTIN
HONDA CLASSIC

SITE: Chattahoochee Golf Club, Gainesville, Ga.

SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday

 
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