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Site: Avondale, La.
Course: TPC Louisiana (7,425 yards, par 72).
Purse: $6.6 million. Winner's share: $1,188,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-3:30 a.m., 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m., 6:30-11 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 7-11:30 p.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).
Last year: Jason Dufner won his first PGA Tour title, beating Ernie Els with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff. Dufner won the Byron Nelson Championship three weeks later.
Last week: Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell won the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town, beating U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson with a par on the first hole of a playoff.
Notes: Dufner and 2011 winner Bubba Watson are in the field along with 14-year-old Guan Tianlang, Els, Keegan Bradley, Rickie Fowler, Retief Goosen, Justin Rose and Shreveport resident David Toms. ... Guan, playing on a sponsor exemption, tied for 58th in the Masters after becoming the youngest player to make the cut at Augusta National. ... Toms is making his 20th start in the event. The former LSU player won the 2001 tournament at English Turn. ... The Wells Fargo Championship is next week in Charlotte, N.C., followed by The Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
NORTH TEXAS LPGA SHOOTOUT
Site: Irving, Texas
Course: Las Colinas Country Club (6,410 yards, par 71).
Purse: $1.3 million. Winner's share: $195,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 12:30-2:30 p.m., 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3-6 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; Sunday, 3-6 p.m.; Monday, midnight-3 a.m.).
Last year: Inaugural event.
Last week: Suzann Pettersen won the LPGA Lotte Championship in Hawaii, beating Lizette Salas with a par on the first hole of a playoff after Salas chunked her approach shot into the water. Salas closed with a tournament-record 62.
Notes: The tournament is the tour's first in the Dallas-Fort Worth area since the 1991 U.S. Women's Open at Colonial. ... Second-ranked Stacy Lewis, from The Woodlands near Houston, tops the Texas contingent along with Angela Stanford and Brittany Lang. Stanford is from Saginaw and played at TCU, and Lang is from McKinney. Lewis won consecutive events this year in Singapore and Phoenix. ... Top-ranked Inbee Park also has two victories this season, winning the LPGA Thailand and Kraft Nabisco Championship. ... The 144-player field will be cut to the top 70 and ties after the second round and to the top 50 and ties after third round. ... The Kingsmill Championship is next week in Williamsburg, Va.
LEGENDS OF GOLF
Site: Savannah, Ga.
Course: The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa (7,087 yards, par 72).
Purse: $2.7 million. Winners' shares: $230,000 each.
Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30-2:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m.).
Last year: Michael Allen and David Frost won the better-ball event, beating John Cook and Joey Sindelar by a stroke. Allen also won the previous week at TPC Tampa Bay.
Last week: Bernhard Langer won the Greater Gwinnett Championship for his second victory of the year and 18th overall on the 50-and-over tour. He closed with a 67 for a three-stroke victory over Tom Lehman and Tom Pernice Jr.
Notes: Sam Snead and Gardner Dickinson won the inaugural event in 1978 at Onion Creek in Austin, Texas, sparking interest that led to the creation of the senior tour. ... Allen and Frost are teaming again. Other top teams include Langer-Lehman, Fred Couples-Jay Haas, Sandy Lyle-Ian Woosnam, Andy North-Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia-Peter Senior, Cook-Corey Pavin, Jay Don Blake-Roger Chapman, Russ Cochran-Kenny Perry and Steve Elkington-Rocco Mediate. ... The Insperity Championship is next week at The Woodlands in Texas.
EUROPEAN TOUR/ASIAN TOUR
Site: Seoul, South Korea.
Course: Blackstone Resort (7,281 yards, par 72).
Purse: $2.88 million. Winner's share: $479,350.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.).
Last year: Austria's Bernd Wiesberger won the first of his two 2012 tour titles, closing with a 4-under 68 for a five-stroke victory.
Last week: France's Raphael Jacquelin won the Spanish Open with a birdie on the ninth hole of a playoff with Germany's Maximilian Kieffer. Chile's Felipe Aguilar dropped out on the third extra hole. The playoff matched the 1989 Dutch Open for the longest in tour history.
Notes: Americans Dustin Johnson and Zach Johnson withdrew because of security concerns. Louis Oosthuizen, Paul Lawrie, Thomas Bjorn, Thongchai Jaidee, Marcus Fraser and Paul Casey are in the field along with South Korean stars Y.E. Yang and Bae Sang Moon. ... The China Open is next week at Binhai Lake.
Asian Tour site: http://www.asiantour.com
SOUTH GEORGIA CLASSIC
Site: Valdosta, Ga.
Course: Kinderlou Forest Golf Club (7,781 yards, par 72).
Purse: $650,000. Winner's share: $117,000.
Last year: Luke List won his first tour title, closing with a 4-under 68 for a two-stroke victory over Brian Stuard.
Last event: Alex Aragon won the WNB Golf Classic on April 14 in Midland, Texas, for his second career victory, rallying to beat Byron Smith by a stroke.
Notes: Davis Love III designed Kinderlou Forest. ... The Stadion Classic is next week at the University of Georgia Golf Course in Athens.
JAPAN GOLF TOUR: Tsuruya Open, Thursday-Sunday, Yamanohara Golf Club, Hyogo, Japan. Online: http://www.jgto.org
PGA TOUR LATINOAMERICA: Roberto De Vicenzo Invitational, Thursday-Sunday, Uruguay Golf Club, Montevideo, Uruguay. Online: http://www.pgatourla.com
EUROPEAN CHALLENGE TOUR: Madrid Challenge, Wednesday-Saturday, El Encin Golf Hotel, Madrid. Online: http://www.europeantour.com
NGA TOUR: Mountain Lakes Classic, Thursday-Sunday, Cross Creek Plantation, Seneca, S.C. Online: http://www.ngatour.com
SYMETRA TOUR: Guardian Retirement Championship, Friday-Sunday, Sara Bay Country Club, Sarasota, Fla. Online: http://www.symetratour.com
JAPAN LPGA TOUR: Fujisankei Ladies Classic, Friday-Sunday, Kawana Hotel Golf Club, Fuji Course, Shizuoka, Japan. Online: http://www.lpga.or.jp
THE LEGENDS TOUR: Walgreens Charity Championship, Saturday-Sunday, Nancy Lopez Legacy Course, The Villages, Fla. Online: http://www.thelegendstour.com