This week in golf
- March 27, 2013 - 10:17 PM
What: Houston Open in Humble, Texas.
Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday (Ch. 11)
Course: Redstone Golf Club, Tournament Course (7,441 yards, par 72)
Purse: $6.2 million (winner’s share: $1,116,000)
Defending champion: Hunter Mahan.
Next event: Kraft Nabisco Championship, April 4-7, Mission Hills Country Club, Dinah Shore Tournament Course, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Next event: Greater Gwinnett Championship, April 19-21, TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, Ga.
PGA: Second-ranked Rory McIlroy is in the field along with 2011 winner Phil Mickelson, Brandt Snedeker, Keegan Bradley, Lee Westwood, Louis Oosthuizen, Steve Stricker and Dustin Johnson. ... Snedeker shot 76-76 last week at Bay Hill to miss the cut in his first start since winning at Pebble Beach. He sat out five weeks because of a rib injury. ... Mickelson, the Phoenix Open winner, also missed the cut at Bay Hill, shooting 73-79. ... The Texas Open is next week in San Antonio, followed by the Masters.
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