Tigers Woods will try to win his ninth tournament this week at Torrey Pines Golf Course.
CHRIS CARLSON • Associated Press,
This week in golf: January 23-26
- January 22, 2014 - 10:55 PM
What: Farmers Insurance Open, San Diego
Course: Torrey Pines, South Course (7,698 yards, par 72) and North Course (7,052 yards, par 72)
Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel and CBS, 3-6 p.m. Saturday, 3-6:30 p.m. Sunday)
Purse: $6.1 million (winner’s share: $1.09 million)
Defending champion: Tiger Woods
What: Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, Paradise Island, Bahamas
Course: Atlantis Resort, Ocean Club Golf Course (6,644 yards, par 73)
Purse: $1.3 million (winner’s share: $195,000)
Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel)
Defending champion: Ilhee Lee
PGA: Woods won the fog-delayed 2013 Farmers Insurance Open on Monday by four strokes, and he’s entered again this year. That victory was his PGA Tour record eighth at Torrey Pines, including one in the 2008 U.S. Open.
LPGA: A year ago the first-year Bahamas tournament was reduced to three 12-hole rounds because of flooding. … Top-ranked Inbee Park is skipping this season-opening event. Suzann Pettersen, Stacy Lewis and 16-year-old Lydia Ko — ranked Nos. 2 to 4, respectively — are entered.
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