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This week in golf April 25-28

  • April 24, 2013 - 11:10 PM

THIS WEEK IN GOLF

PGA TOUR

What: Zurich Classic in Avondale, La.

Course: TPC Louisiana (7,425 yards, par 72).

Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel, Ch. 4).

Purse:  $6.6 million (winner’s share $1,188,000).

Defending champion: Jason Dufner.

LPGA TOUR

What: North Texas LPGA Shootout in Irving, Texas.

Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel).

Course: Las Colinas Country Club (6,410 yards, par 71).

Purse: $1.3 million (winner’s share $195,000).

Defending champion: Inaugural event.

CHAMPIONS TOUR

What: Legends of Golf, a two-man better-ball event in Savannah, Ga.

Schedule (TV): Friday-Sunday (Golf Channel, Ch. 4).

Course: Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa (7,087 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2.7 million (winners share $230,000 each).

Defending champions: Michael Allen and David Frost.

Notes

PGA: Tiger Woods’ agent said early this week that Woods will not play in the tournament. … Dufner and 2011 winner Bubba Watson are in the field along with 14-year-old Guan Tianlang, Ernie Els, Keegan Bradley, Rickie Fowler, Retief Goosen, Justin Rose and Shreveport resident David Toms.

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