BY Associated Press
Thursday, May 03, 2012
5/03/12 at 2:40 AM
Wells Fargo Championship
Site: Charlotte, N.C.
Course: Quail Hollow Club (7,469 yards, par 72).
Purse: $6.5 million. Winner's share: $1.17 million.
Television: Golf Channel-66 (Thursday, 2-5 p.m.; Friday, 11:30-2:30 p.m., 2-5 p.m.; Saturday, Noon-1:30 p.m.; Sunday, Noon-1:30 p.m.) and KOTV-6 (Saturday-Sunday, 2-5 p.m.).
Last week: Jason Dufner won the Zurich Classic in Avondale, La., for his first PGA Tour victory, beating Ernie Els with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.
Notes: Tiger Woods, the 2007 winner, is making his first start since the Masters. He tied for 40th at Augusta National, two weeks after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational. ... Rory McIlroy won in 2010, finishing with a 10-under 62 to beat Phil Mickelson by four strokes. McIlroy won the Honda Classic in March.
Site: The Woodlands, Texas.
Course: The Woodlands Country Club (7,002 yards, par 72).
Purse: $1.7 million. Winner's share: $255,000.
Television: Golf Channel-66 (Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11:30-1:30 p.m., 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Sunday, 6-8:30 p.m.).
Notes: Fred Couples won the 2010 tournament. The former University of Houston star played the final eight holes in 7 under.
LPGA Brazil Cup
Site: Rio de Janeiro.
Course: Itanhanga Golf Club (6,285 yards, par 73).
Purse: $720,000. Winner's share: $108,000.
Last week: Stacy Lewis won the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic for her second LPGA Tour title, holding off teen Lexi Thompson.
Site: Seville, Spain.
Course: Real Club de Golf de Sevilla (7,134 yards, par 72).
Purse: $2.65 million. Winner's share: $438,495.
Television: Golf Channel-66 (Thursday-Friday, 8-11:30 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 6:30-10:30 a.m.).
Site: Athens, Ga.
Course: University of Georgia Golf Course (7,253 yards, par 71).
Purse: $550,000. Winner's share: $99,000.