This week in golf

  • Updated: February 15, 2013 - 7:16 AM

PGA TOUR

What: Northern Trust Open

Where: Riviera Country Club (7,349 yards, par 71) in Los Angeles

When (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel, CBS)

Purse: $6.6 million (winner's share: $1.19 million)

Defending champion: Bill Haas

LPGA TOUR

What: Women's Australian Open

Where: Royal Canberra Golf Club (6,679 yards, par 73) in Canberra, Australia

When (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel)

Purse: $1.2 million (winner's share: $181,500)

Defending champion: Jessica Korda

CHAMPIONS TOUR

What: Ace Group Classic

Where: The TwinEagles Club, Talon Course (7,193 yards, par 72) in Naples, Fla.

When (TV): Friday-Sunday (Golf Channel)

Purse: $1.6 million (winner's share: $240,000)

Defending champion: Kenny Perry

NOTES

PGA Tour: Phil Mickelson, the 2008 and 2009 winner at Riviera, is playing for the fifth week in a row, but he is skipping the World Golf Championships-Match Play Championship next week in Marana, Ariz. He won the Phoenix Open two weeks ago for his 41st PGA Tour title. ... Luke Donald, Graeme McDowell and Adam Scott are making their season debuts. Ernie Els and Sergio Garcia are making their first PGA Tour starts of the year.

LPGA Tour: The Australian Open opened the LPGA Tour season. Teen star Lydia Ko shot a 10-under 63 on Thursday to take the early lead in the first round. The 15-year-old amateur won the New Zealand Women's Open on Sunday for her third victory in a professional tournament. ... At last year's event, Jessica Korda won a six-player playoff at Royal Melbourne for her first LPGA title, birdieing the second extra hole.

Champions Tour: Rocco Mediate won the Allianz Championship last week in Boca Raton, Fla., making him the 16th player to win in his debut in the 50-and-over tour. ... The tour is off the next three weeks.

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Los Angeles - LP: P. Maholm 7 FINAL
Pittsburgh - WP: V. Worley 12
San Francisco - WP: G. Kontos 9 FINAL
Philadelphia - LP: J. Manship 6
Texas - LP: N. Tepesch 1 FINAL
NY Yankees - WP: J. Francis 2
Boston - LP: J. Peavy 3 FINAL
Toronto - WP: J. Happ 7
Miami - WP: J. Turner 6 FINAL
Atlanta - LP: M. Minor 5
San Diego - LP: E. Stults 0 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: K. Hendricks 6
Cincinnati - LP: S. LeCure 3 FINAL
Milwaukee - WP: F. Rodriguez 4
Cleveland - WP: D. Salazar 8 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: Y. Pino 2
Kansas City - WP: B. Chen 7 FINAL
Chicago WSox - LP: S. Carroll 1
Tampa Bay - WP: J. Odorizzi 7 FINAL
St. Louis - LP: A. Wainwright 2
Washington - WP: C. Stammen 7 FINAL
Colorado - LP: B. Brown 4
Detroit - LP: P. Coke 4 FINAL
Arizona - WP: E. De La Rosa 5
Houston - WP: D. Downs 3 FINAL
Oakland - LP: F. Abad 2
Baltimore - WP: M. Gonzalez 4 FINAL
LA Angels - LP: M. Morin 2
NY Mets - WP: J. deGrom 3 FINAL
Seattle - LP: E. Ramirez 1
Calgary 7/24/14 8:00 PM
Edmonton
Winnipeg 7/25/14 9:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 7/26/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 7/26/14 9:00 PM
Saskatchewan
Winnipeg 7/31/14 6:00 PM
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Tulsa 93 FINAL
San Antonio 95
Atlanta 108 FINAL
Minnesota 112
Indiana 57 FINAL
Chicago 60
Phoenix 89 FINAL
Seattle 71
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