- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

All Times EDT



Site: Avondale, La.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC Louisiana (7,425 yards, par 72).

Purse: $6.8 million. Winner’s share: $1,224,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-6 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Friday, 1-4 a.m., 3-6 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Saturday, 1-4 a.m., 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).

Last year: Billy Horschel won his first PGA Tour title, beating D.A. Points by a stroke. Horschel made a 27-foot birdie putt on the final hole to match the course record of 64.

Last week: Matt Kuchar won the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head Island, S.C., holing out for birdie from a greenside bunker on the final hole for a 64. Luke Donald was a stroke back.

Notes: Masters champion Bubba Watson, the 2011 winner, and PGA champion Jason Dufner, the 2012 winner, are skipping the tournament. Dufner is playing the China Open. … Patrick Reed, a two-time winner this season, won two high school state championships at University Lab School in Baton Rouge. … Shreveport resident David Toms is making his 21st start in the event. The former LSU player won in 2001 at English Turn. … The Wells Fargo Championship is next week in Charlotte, N.C., followed by The Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

Online: http://www.pgatour.com




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