THIS WEEK IN GOLF
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.
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.
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.
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.