What: Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Course: PGA National Resort and Spa, The Champion (7,140 yards, par 70)

Schedule (TV): Thursday-Sunday (Golf Channel, Ch. 11)

Purse: $6.1 million (winner's share: $1,098,000)

Defending champion: Russell Henley


What: Honda LPGA Thailand in Chonburi, Thailand

Course: Siam Country Club, Pattaya Old Course (6,548 yards, par 72)

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

Purse: $1.5 million (winner's share: $225,000)

Defending champion: Anna Nordqvist


PGA: James Hahn won the Northern Trust Open at Riviera last week for his first PGA Tour title. He holed a 25-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff with Dustin Johnson. Paul Casey was eliminated on the second extra hole. ... Top-ranked Rory McIlroy is making his first PGA Tour start of the year. He's coming off a victory Feb. 1 in the European Tour's Dubai Desert Classic. ... Phil Mickelson also is in the field.

LPGA: New Zealand's Lydia Ko won the Women's Australian Open last week in her second start at No. 1 in the world. Ko is skipping this week's LPGA tournament to play in the New Zealand Women's Open. The rest of the top 10 will all be in Thailand.

Champions: The tour is off until March 20.

Associated Press