Destination Golf

Pga Tour / Lpga Tour / Champions Tour

October 11, 2005|By BILL FREE


PGA Tour

Michelin Championship

Site -- Las Vegas

Schedule -- Thursday-Sunday

Courses -- Tournament Players Club at Summerlin (7,243 yards, par 72) and TPC at The Canyons (7,193 yards, par 71)

Purse -- $4 million. Winner's share: $720,000

TV -- USA Network (Thursday-Friday, 4-6 p.m.; Saturday, 3-6 p.m.); ABC (Sunday, 3-6 p.m.)

Last year -- Rookie Andre Stolz captured his first tour title by shooting a 5-under-par 67 in the final round.


Samsung World Championship

Site -- Palm Desert, Calif.

Schedule -- Thursday-Sunday

Course -- Bighorn Golf Club Canyons Course (6,462 yards, par 72)

Purse -- $850,000. Winner's share: $212,500

TV -- TGC (Thursday, 5-7 p.m.; Friday, 3-5 p.m.); NBC (Saturday, 1-2 p.m.); TGC (Saturday, 2-4 p.m.); NBC (Sunday, 1-4 p.m.)

Last year -- Annika Sorenstam won by three strokes over Grace Park by shooting an 18-under-par 270.

Champions Tour

Administaff Small Business Classic

Site -- Spring, Texas

Schedule -- Friday-Sunday

Course -- Augusta Pines Golf Club (7,006 yards, par 72)

Purse -- $1.6 million. Winner's share: $240,000

TV -- TGC (Friday-Sunday, 5-7.30 p.m.)

Last year -- Larry Nelson rallied from a seven-stroke deficit and birdied the first playoff hole to defeat Hale Irwin for the title.

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