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PGA TOUR

ZURICH CLASSIC

SITE: Avondale, La.

SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday

COURSE: TPC Louisiana (7,425 yards, par 72)

TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-3:30 a.m., 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30-3:30 a.m., 1-2:30 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.) and CBS-Ch. 12 (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.)

LAST YEAR: Bubba Watson won the second of his two 2011 PGA Tour titles, beating Webb Simpson with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

LAST WEEK: Ben Curtis won the Texas Open for his fourth PGA Tour title and first since 2006, holding off Matt Every and John Huh by two strokes.

LPGA TOUR

MOBILE BAY LPGA CLASSIC

SITE: Mobile, Ala.

SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday

COURSE: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Magnolia Grove, The Crossings (6,521 yards, par 72)

TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, midnight-3 a.m., 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 12:30-3 a.m.)

LAST YEAR: Maria Hjorth took advantage of Lexi Thompson’s collapse, rallying to beat Song-Hee Kim by two strokes.

LAST WEEK: Ai Miyazato won the LPGA Lotte Championship in Hawaii for her eighth LPGA Tour title, birdieing three of the last six holes for a four-stroke victory.

EUROPEAN TOUR/ASIAN TOUR

BALLANTINE’S CHAMPIONSHIP

SITE: Seoul, South Korea

SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday

COURSE: Blackstone Golf Club (7,237 yards, par 72)

TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Thursday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)

LAST YEAR: Lee Westwood won, shooting 5-under-par 67 to beat Miguel Angel Jimenez by a stroke.

LAST WEEK: Branden Grace won the China Open for his third European Tour victory of the year, holding off Nicolas Colsaerts by three strokes.

NATIONWIDE TOUR

SOUTH GEORGIA CLASSIC

SITE: Valdosta, Ga.

SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday

COURSE: Kinderlou Forest Golf Club (7,781 yards, par 72)

TELEVISION: None

LAST YEAR: Monday qualifier Ted Potter Jr. won his first Nationwide Tour title, beating Mathew Goggin by three strokes.

LAST EVENT: Former Stanford player Alex Aragon won the TPC Stonebrae Championship in Hayward, Calif., on April 15 for his first Nationwide Tour title.

CHAMPIONS TOUR

NEXT EVENT: Insperity Championship, on May 4-6, The Woodlands Country Club, The Woodlands, Texas

LAST WEEK: David Frost and Michael Allen won the Legends of Golf in Savannah, Ga., beating John Cook and Joey Sindelar by a stroke in the better-ball event.

NGA TOUR

SAVANNAH LAKES

VILLAGE CLASSIC

SITE: Savannah Lakes Village and Golf Club, Monticello Course, McCormick, S.C.

SCHEDULE: Thursday-Sunday


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