What: Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando

Course: Bay Hill Club and Lodge (7,419 yards, par 72)

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

Purse: $6.2 million (winner's share: $1,116,000)

Defending champion: Matt Every


What: JTBC Founders Cup in Phoenix

Course: JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Wildfire Golf Club (6,583 yards, par 72)

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

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

Defending champion: Karrie Webb


What: Tucson (Ariz.) Conquistadores Classic

Course: Omni Tucson National, Catalina Course (7,143 yards, par 72)

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

Purse: $1.7 million (winner's share: $255,000)

Defending champion: Inaugural event


PGA: Top-ranked Rory McIlroy is playing in the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the first time. ... Bubba Watson withdrew from the tournament on Wednesday because a childhood friend died unexpectedly.

LPGA: Karrie Webb overcame a six-stroke deficit in the final round of last year's JTBC Founders Cup.

Champions: Jesper Parnevik is making his first Champions Tour start.

Associated Press