Golf Glance


Associated Press

Posted on December 31, 2013 at 4:00 PM

All Times EST



Site: Kapalua, Hawaii.

Schedule: Friday-Monday.

Course: Kapalua Resort, The Plantation Course (7,452 yards, par 73).

Purse: $5.7 million. Winner's share: $1,026,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 4:30-10 p.m., 10:30 p.m.-4 a.m.; Saturday, 3:30-8 a.m., 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 2:30-7 p.m., 7:30 p.m.-midnight; Sunday, 12:30-5 a.m., 5:30-9 a.m., 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 4-10 p.m., 10:30 p.m.-5:30 a.m.; Monday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 4-8 p.m., 9 p.m.-1 a.m.) and NBC (Sunday, 3-4 p.m.).

Last year: Dustin Johnson won the wind-delayed tournament in a Tuesday finish, beating Steve Stricker by four strokes. Johnson also won the WGC-HSBC Champions in China in November.

Last event: Harris English won the rain-delayed OHL Classic in Mexico on Nov. 17 for his second PGA Tour title, pulling away for a four-stroke victory in a 29-hole Sunday finish.

Notes: The tournament is the seventh event in the PGA Tour's new wraparound 2013-14 season schedule. Thirty of the 35 qualifiers are entered in the event limited to winners last year. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson and Graeme McDowell are skipping the tournament. ... Masters champion Adam Scott won the Australian PGA and Australian Masters in consecutive weeks in November. He also teamed with Jason Day to win for Australia in the World Cup at Royal Melbourne. ... Zach Johnson won the World Challenge on Dec. 8 in California, beating tournament host Woods on the first hole of a playoff. ... Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore designed The Plantation Course on a former pineapple plantation. ... The Sony Open is next week at Waialae in Honolulu, followed by the Humana Challenge in La Quinta, Calif.

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