Here is a listing of golf-related programming on TV for this week. All times listed are ET and all schedules are subject to change.
INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF PGA TOURS - WGC-DELL TECHNOLOGIES MATCH PLAY
Site: Austin, Texas.
Course: Austin Country Club. Yardage: 7,108. Par: 71.
Purse: $9.75 million. First prize: $1,660,000.
Television: Wednesday-Friday, 2-8 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2-6 p.m. (NBC). Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-7 p.m. (NBC).
Defending champion: Jason Day.
Last WGC: Dustin Johnson won the Mexico Championship on March 5.
Notes: Johnson has a chance to become the first player to sweep the four World Golf Championships. Tiger Woods, who has 18 titles in the WGCs, never won the HSBC Champions. ... Five players chose not to play because of scheduling — Henrik Stenson, Adam Scott, Justin Rose, Rickie Fowler and Adam Hadwin. That's the most eligible players to skip Match Play since 2001, when it began Jan. 3 in Australia and 38 players chose not to play. ... This is the final week to get into the top 50 and become eligible for the Masters. Six players at Match Play are out of the top 50 and not in the Masters — Ross Fisher, Hideto Tanihara, Thongchai Jaidee, Joost Luiten, Charles Howell III and K.T. Kim. ... For the second straight year, the format will be three days of round-robin play among 16 four-man groups, with the winner advancing to knockout stages. If there is a tie in group play, it is decided by a sudden-death playoff. ... Rory McIlroy and Louis Oosthuizen are the only players to advance out of group play each of the last two years.
Next WGC: Bridgestone Invitational on Aug. 3-6.
PGA TOUR - PUERTO RICO OPEN
Site: Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.
Course: Coco Beach Golf & CC. Yardage: 7,506. Par: 72.
Purse: $3 million. First prize: $540,000.
Television: Thursday-Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 2-5:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 2:30-6 p.m. (Golf Channel).
Defending champion: Tony Finau.
Last week: Marc Leishman won the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Notes: The tournament is without its defending champion because Finau is the first alternate for the Match Play and will be in Austin, Texas. ... Former British Open champion Ben Curtis is playing for the first time in five months. His last start was a missed cut at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi on Oct. 28. ... Curtis is among six major champions in Puerto Rico. The others are Angel Cabrera, Retief Goosen, Trevor Immelman, Graeme McDowell and Y.E. Yang. ... Wesley Bryan is in the field. If he were to win, he would have a chance to get into the top 50 and qualify for the Masters. No one else in the field could do that. ... The last four Puerto Rico Open champions were first-time winners on the PGA Tour. ... Former U.S. Amateur champion Peter Uihlein is making his first PGA Tour start since The Greenbrier Classic in 2015.
Next week: Shell Houston Open.
LPGA TOUR - KIA CLASSIC
Site: Carlsbad, Calif.
Course: Aviara GC. Yardage: 6,593. Par: 72.
Television: Thursday-Friday, 8:30-10:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 5:30-9 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 6-9 p.m. (Golf Channel).
Defending champion: Lydia Ko.
Last week: Anna Nordqvist won the Bank of Hope Founders Cup.
Notes: This is the final tournament before the LPGA Tour's first major of the year. ... Stacy Lewis tied for second in the Founders Cup. It was her 12th runner-up finish on the LPGA Tour since her last victory in June 2014 in Arkansas. During those 67 starts since her last victory, Lewis has earned $3,729,503. ... Nordqvist won for the seventh time on the LPGA, tied for third all-time among Swedish players with Helen Alfredsson. She needs 65 more to catch Annika Sorenstam. ... Ariya Jutanugarn was runner-up for the second straight week. ... No one has won the Kia Classic more than once since it began in 2010. ... Ko won the first of her four LPGA titles last year at Aviara. ... Nordqvist became the 31st player to cross the $7 million mark in career LPGA Tour earnings.
Next week: ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
WEB.COM TOUR - CHITIMACHA LOUISIANA OPEN
Site: Broussard, La.
Course: Le Triomphe Golf & CC. Yardage: 7,004. Par: 71.
Defending champion: Wesley Bryan.
Last tournament: Andrew Putnam won the Panama Claro Championship on Feb. 19.
Next tournament: United Leasing & Finance Championship on April 20-23.
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS
Last week: Tom Lehman won the Tucson Conquistadores Classic.
Next week: Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.
Last tournament: S.S.P. Chawraisa won the Hero Indian Open.
Next tournament: Masters on April 6-9.
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