By The Associated Press
US PGA TOUR
HERO WORLD CHALLENGE
Site: Windermere, Florida.
Course: Isleworth Golf & Country Club (7,544 yards, 6,898 metres, par 72).
Purse: $3.5 million. Winner's share: $1 million.
Field: Keegan Bradley, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler, Billy Horschel, Zach Johnson, Chris Kirk, Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan, Hideki Matsuyama, Graeme McDowell, Patrick Reed, Justin Rose, Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson, Steve Stricker, Jimmy Walker, Bubba Watson, Tiger Woods.
Last year: Johnson won at Sherwood in Thousand Oaks, California. He holed out from 58 yards from a drop area for par on the last hole to force a playoff with tournament host Woods and won with a par on the first extra hole.
Notes: Woods is making his first start since missing the cut in the US PGA Championship in August. He missed most of the year because of back issues and recently started working with Chris Como, a specialist in biomechanics of the golf swing. Woods won the event in 2001, `04, `06, `07 and `11. ... Spieth won the Australian Open on Sunday, closing with a 63 for a six-stroke victory. ... Stenson is coming off a successful title defense two weeks ago in the European Tour's season-ending event in Dubai. ... Watson also won in his last start, taking the HSBC Champions in China on Nov. 9. ... The Franklin Templeton Shootout is next week in Naples, Florida.
EUROPEAN TOUR/SUNSHINE TOUR
NEDBANK GOLF CHALLENGE
Site: Sun City, South Africa.
Course: Gary Player Country Club (7,831 yards, 7,161 metres, par 72).
Purse: $6.5 million. Winner's share: $1.25 million.
Last year: Denmark's Thomas Bjorn had two back-nine eagles in a closing 65 for a two-stroke victory over Sergio Garcia and Jamie Donaldson.
Notes: The tournament opens the European Tour's 2014-15 season. ... Bjorn is in the 30-man field along with European Ryder Cup teammates Donaldson, Martin Kaymer, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher. Kaymer won the 2012 event. ... Luke Donald, Miguel Angel Jimenez and South Africa's Charl Schwartzel, Louis Oosthuizen and Tim Clark also are playing along with Americans Brooks Koepka and Kevin Na. Koepka won his first European Tour title last month in Turkey. ... The Alfred Dunhill Championship is next week at Leopard Creek.
Sunshine Tour site: http://www.pgatour.co.za
JAPAN GOLF TOUR: Golf Nippon Series JT Cup, Thursday-Sunday, Tokyo Yomiuri Country Club, Tokyo. Online: http://www.jgto.org
ASIAN TOUR: Indonesia Open, Thursday-Sunday, Damai Indah Golf, PIK Course, Jakarta, Indonesia. Online: http://www.asiantour.com
PGA TOUR LATINOAMERICA: Argentina Open, Thursday-Sunday, Martindale Country Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Online: http://www.pgatourla.com
PGA TOUR OF AUSTRALASIA: NSW PGA Championship, Thursday-Sunday, Riverside Oaks Golf Resort, Cattai, Australia. Online: http://www.pgatour.com.au
ONEASIA TOUR: Dongfeng Nissan Cup, Friday-Sunday, Foison Golf Club, Guangzhou, China. Online: http://www.oneasia.asia
LPGA TOUR: LPGA Qualifying Tournament, Wednesday-Sunday, LPGA International, Rees Jones Course and Arthur Hills Course, Daytona Beach, Florida. Online: http://www.lpga.com
LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR: Women's Indian Open, Thursday-Saturday, Delhi Golf Club, New Delhi. Online: http://www.ladieseuropeantour.com