This week in golf
- February 28, 2013 - 2:36 AM
What: Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel); Sunday (Ch. 11).
Course: PGA National Resort and Spa, The Champion (7,110 yards, par 70).
Purse: $6 million (winner's share: $1.08 million).
Defending champion: Rory McIlroy.
What: HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore.
Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel).
Course: Sentosa Golf Club, Serapong Course (6,606 yards, par 72).
Purse: $1.4 million (winner's share: $210,000).
Defending champion: Angela Stanford.
PGA Tour: Top-ranked McIlroy and No. 2 Tiger Woods are coming off first-round loses in the Match Play Championship. Woods won the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in his last stroke-play event. ... The Champion course was the site of the 1983 Ryder Cup and 1987 PGA Championship.
LPGA Tour: Paula Creamer, Ai Miyazato and Suzann Pettersen escaped serious injury Sunday when the cars they were riding in Bangkok were involved in a five-car accident, but Miyazato withdrew from this week's tournament because of neck stiffness.
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