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Golf Glance

- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 4, 2014

All Times EST



Site: Pebble Beach, Calif.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links (6,816 yards, par 72), Monterey Peninsula Country Club, Shore Course (6,838 yards, par 70) and Spyglass Hill Golf Club (6,953 yards, par 72).

Purse: $6.6 million. Winner's share: $1,188,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m., 6:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m., 6:30-11 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 7 p.m.-midnight) and CBS (Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 3-6:30 p.m.).

Last week: Brandt Snedeker won by two strokes after finishing second the previous two weeks - behind Tiger Woods at Torrey Pines and Phil Mickelson in the Phoenix Open.

Last week: Kevin Stadler won the Phoenix Open for his first PGA Tour title, beating Bubba Watson and Graham DeLaet by a stroke. Stadler and father Craig will become the first father-son duo to play in the same Masters.

Notes: Mickelson won the event in 1998, 2005, 2007 and 2012. He tied for 42nd last week in the Phoenix Open, a week after back pain forced him to withdraw after two rounds at Torrey Pines. ... Dustin Johnson won in 2009 and 2010. ... The final round will be played at Pebble Beach. ... The Northern Trust Open is next week at Riviera in Los Angeles, followed by the World Golf Championships-Match Play Championship in Marana, Ariz.





Site: Boca Raton, Fla.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: The Old Course at Broken Sound (6,807 yards, par 72).

Purse: $1.6 million. Winner's share: $240,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1-3 a.m., 3-5 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Sunday, 3-5 p.m.; Monday, 12:30-2:30 a.m.).

Last year: Rocco Mediate won in his first start on the 50-and-over tour, shooting 67-61-71 for a two-stroke victory.

Last event: Bernhard Langer won the season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship on Jan. 19 in Hawaii. He shot 66-64-64 for a three-stroke victory.

Notes: The tournament is the first full-field event of the year. ... Mediate is returning from a left hip injury that forced him to withdraw from the PGA Tour event two weeks ago at Torrey Pines. ... In 2010, Langer holed a bunker shot for eagle to beat John Cook in a playoff. ... The tour will remain in Florida next week for the ACE Group Classic is Naples.





Site: Johannesburg.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Courses: Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club, East Course (7,660 yards, par 72) and West Course (7,225 yards, par 71).

Purse: $1.76 million. Winner's share: $278,430.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 5:30-9:30 a.m.).

Last year: South Africa's Richard Sterne won by seven strokes, closing with a 64 for a tournament-record 27-under total.

Last week: Scotland's Stephen Gallacher successfully defended his Dubai Desert Classic title, beating Argentina's Emiliano Grillo by a stroke. Tiger Woods tied for 41st, 10 strokes back.

Notes: South Africa's Charl Schwartzel won in 2010 and 2011. ... The final two rounds will be played on the East Course. ... The 210-player field is the European Tour's largest. ... The final round will be played on the East Course. ... The tours will team again next week for the Africa Open at East London.


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Site: Gold Coast, Australia.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: RACV Royal Pines Resort (6,647 yards, par 72).

Purse: $337,820. Winner's share: $56,300.

Television: None.

Last year: Australia's Karrie Webb won the tournament for the eighth time, birdieing three of the five holes for a two-stroke victory.

Last week: South Korea's Mi Hyang Lee won the New Zealand Women's Open, closing with a course-record 9-under 63 to beat 16-year-old Lydia Ko by a stroke.

Notes: Webb tops the field along with 2011 winner Yani Tseng, Jessica Korda, Caroline Hedwall, Charley Hull and Vicky Hurst. ... Korda won the LPGA Tour's season-opening Bahamas LPGA Classic on Jan. 26. She won the 2012 Women's Australian Open at Royal Melbourne. ... The tours will team with the LPGA Tour next week for the Women's Australian Open in Victoria.


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Next event: Women's Australian Open, Feb. 13-16, Victoria Golf Club, Victoria, Australia.

Last event: Jessica Korda won the season-opening Bahamas LPGA Classic on Jan. 26 for her second tour title. She birdied the final hole to beat Stacy Lewis by a stroke.





PGA TOUR OF AUSTRALASIA: Victorian PGA Championship, Thursday-Sunday, Heritage Golf and Country Club, St. John Course, Melbourne, Australia. Online:

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