BY Associated Press
Thursday, October 11, 2012
10/11/12 at 2:44 AM
Site: San Martin, Calif.
Course: CordeValle Golf Club (7,368 yards, par 71).
Purse: $5 million. Winner's share: $900,000.
Television: Golf Channel 66 (Thursday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).
Last year: Bryce Molder, formerly of Tulsa, won his first PGA Tour title, outlasting Briny Baird with a birdie on the sixth hole of a playoff.
Last week: Ryan Moore won the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas for his second tour title, beating Brendon de Jonge by a stroke. Moore is a former UNLV player and lives in Las Vegas.
Notes: The tournament is the second of the four Fall Series events.
Site: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Course: Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club (6,208 yards, par 72).
Purse: $1.9 million. Winner's share: $285,000.
Television: Golf Channel 66 (Thursday-Sunday, 8:30-10:30 p.m.).
Notes: The tournament opens the four-event Asian swing.
Greater Hickory Classic
Site: Conover, N.C.
Course: Rock Barn Golf and Spa, Jones Course (7,090 yards, par 72).
Purse: $1.6 million. Winner's share: $240,000.
Television: Golf Channel 66 (Friday, 1:20-3 p.m.; Saturday, 1:20-3 p.m.; Sunday, 1:20-3 p.m.).
Last week: Bernhard Langer rallied to win the SAS Championship in Cary. N.C., for his second victory of the year. The German closed with a 9-under 63 for a two-stroke victory.
Notes: Langer has a 69-point lead over Tom Lehman in the Schwab Cup competition for a $1 million annuity.
Site: Vilamoura, Portugal.
Course: Oceanico Victoria Golf Course (7,157 yards, par 71).
Purse: $2.91 million. Winner's share: $484,970.
Television: Golf Channel 66 (Thursday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-Noon).
Last week: South Africa's Branden Grace won the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship for his fourth European Tour title of the year, closing with a 2- under 70 at St. Andrews for a two-stroke victory. He opened with a 12-under 60 at Kingsbarns.
Notes: European Ryder Cup players Martin Kaymer and Francesco Molinari are in the field along with captain Jose Maria Olazabal and vice captains Darren Clarke, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Thomas Bjorn and Paul McGinley.
Course: Miccosukee Golf and Country Club (7,200 yards, par 71).
Purse: $600,000. Winner's share: $108,000.
Television: Golf Channel 66 (Thursday-Sunday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Monday, 3:30-5 p.m.).
Last week: David Lingmerth won the Neediest Kids Championship in Potomac, Md., to wrap up a 2013 PGA Tour card. Casey Wittenberg was second, a stroke back.
Notes: Wittenberg tops the money list with $407,453.