What: Tournament Of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii.
Course: Kapalua Resort, The Plantation Course
(7,452 yards, par 73)
Schedule (TV): Friday-Monday (Golf Channel)
Purse: $5.7 million (winner’s share: $1,026,000)
Defending champion: Zach Johnson
Notes: Thirty-four of the 38 qualifiers are entered in the event limited to winners last year. Top-ranked Rory McIlroy, No. 3 Adam Scott, No. 6 Justin Rose and No. 12 Martin Kaymer are skipping the tournament. No. 4 Bubba Watson and No. 8 Jason Duffner are the only players in the top 10 in the world ranking in the field. ... Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore designed The Plantation Course on a former pineapple plantation. ... The Sony Open is next week in Honolulu, followed by the Humana Challenge in La Quinta, California, and the Phoenix Open.