- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 5, 2016

All Times Eastern

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB

THE MASTERS

Site: Augusta, Ga.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Augusta National Golf Club (7,435 yards, par 72).

Purse: TBA (Last year: $10 million. Winner’s share: $1.8 million).

Television: Thursday and Friday, 3-7:30 p.m., ESPN; Saturday, 3-7 p.m., CBS Sports. Sunday, 2-7 p.m., CBS Sports.

Defending champion: Jordan Spieth.

Last year: Spieth set the 36-hole scoring record and tied the 72-hole scoring record in a wire-to-wire victory for his first major.

Notes: Jordan Spieth will try to join Tiger Woods, Nick Faldo and Jack Nicklaus as the only back-to-back winners. The 89-man field is the smallest for the Masters since 2002. … Woods says he has not recovered from two back surgeries last year to play. This is the second time in the last three years he has not been at the Masters. … Rory McIlroy needs a victory at Augusta National to become the sixth player to complete the career Grand Slam. McIlroy is the only player from the top five in the world ranking who has not won this year. … Arnold Palmer is not hitting the ceremonial tee shot this year.

Online: www.masters.com.

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WEB.COM TOUR

SERVIENTREGA CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Cartagena, Colombia

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC Cartagena.

Purse: $700,000. Winner’s share: $153,000.

Television: None.

Defending champion: Andrew Landry.

Last week: Andrew Svoboda won the Brasil Champions.

Next event: El Bosque Mexico Championship on April 21-24.

Online: www.pgatour.com/webcom. www.brasilchampions.com.br

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PGA TOUR

Next event: RBC Heritage on April 14-17.

Last week: Jim Herman won his first PGA Tour event at the Shell Houston Open.

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EUROPEAN TOUR

Next event: Spanish Open.

Last event: Jason Day won the WGC-Dell Match Play.

Online: www.europeantour.com.

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LPGA TOUR

Next event: Lotte Championship in Hawaii, April 13-16.

Last week: Lydia Ko won her second straight major at the ANA Inspiration.

Online: www.lpga.com

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PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS

Next event: Mitsubishi Electric Classic on April 15-17.

Last week: Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.

Online: www.pgatour.com/champions.

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OTHER TOURS:

SYMETRA TOUR: Florida Natural Charity Classic, Lake Worth, Florida. Online: www.symetratour.com.

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