NORTHERN TRUST OPEN
Site: Los Angeles
Course: Riviera Country Club (7,349 yards, par 71)
Purse: $6.6 million. WINNER’S SHARE: $1,188,000
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-6 p.m., 6:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Friday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30-2 a.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30-2:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 3-6:30 p.m.)
Last year: Greer’s Bill Haas beat Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley with a 45-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff.
LPGA TOUR/GOLF AUSTRALIA/ LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR
WOMEN’S AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Site: Canberra, Australia
Course: Royal Canberra Golf Club (6,679 yards, par 73)
Purse: $1.2 million. WINNER’S SHARE: $181,500
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 3-6:30 p.m.).
Last year: Jessica Korda won a six-player playoff at Royal Melbourne for her first LPGA Tour title, birdieing the second extra hole.
ACE GROUP CLASSIC
Site: Naples, Fla.
Course: The TwinEagles Club, Talon Course (7,193 yards, par 72)
Purse: $1.6 million. WINNER’S SHARE: $240,000
Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30-2:30 a.m., 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30-4:30 a.m.; 7-9:30 p.m.; Monday, 2:30-4:30 a.m.)
Last year: Kenny Perry won by five strokes, closing with a 70 after opening with rounds of 64 and 62 to break the tour’s 36-hole record at 18-under 126.
EUROPEAN TOUR/SUNSHINE TOUR
Site: East London, South Africa
Course: East London Golf Club (6,632 yards, par 72)
Purse: $1.34 million. WINNER’S SHARE: $212,170
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Last year: South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen successfully defended his title, beating countryman Tjaart van der Walt by two strokes.
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