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This week in golf

  • February 28, 2013 - 2:36 AM

PGA TOUR

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.

LPGA TOUR

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.

NOTES

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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