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This week in golf

  • March 27, 2013 - 10:17 PM

PGA TOUR

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.

 

LPGA TOUR

Next event: Kraft Nabisco Championship, April 4-7, Mission Hills Country Club, Dinah Shore Tournament Course, Rancho Mirage, Calif.

 

CHAMPIONS TOUR

Next event: Greater Gwinnett Championship, April 19-21, TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, Ga.

notes

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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