Guide: This Week’s Pro Golf Tour Events


It’s Wednesday, and time for our quick rundown of the week’s professional golf tour events – PGA, Champions, European, LPGA,

It’s a full schedule on tap this week. The PGA Tour is in southeastern California for the Genesis Open hosted by the Tiger Woods Foundation; the European Tour heads to Australia for the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth; the PGA Tour Champions are in Naples, Florida for the Chubb Classic; the LPGA Tour is in Australia for the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open; and the Tour is teeing it up down in Panama for the Panama Claro Championship.

Here’s a preview of the five golf tournaments this week.

PGA Tour

Genesis Open

Dates: February 16-19, 2017
Course: Riviera CC – Pacific Palisades, CA
Architect: George C. Thomas, Jr., 1926
Winning Share: $1.26M
Defending Champion: Bubba Watson
Marquee Players: Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth, Sergio Garcia, Justin Thomas

European Tour

ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

Dates: February 16-19, 2017
Course: Lake Karrinyup Country Club – Perth, Australia
Architect: Alex Russell, 1928
Winning Share: €210K (EURO) or $222K (US)
Defending Champion: Louis Oosthuizen
Marquee Players: Alexander Noren, Curtis Luck, Louis Oosthuizen, Chris Wood

PGA Tour Champions

Chubb Classic

Dates: February 17-19, 2017
Course: The TwinEagles Club (Talon Course) – Naples, Florida
Winning Share: $240K
Defending Champion: Bernhard Langer
Marquee Players: Bernhard Langer, John Daly,  Mark O’Meara, Kenny Perry, Mark Calcavecchia, Fred Couples, Ian Woosnam


ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open

Dates: February 16-19, 2017
Course: The Royal Adelaide Golf Club – Adelaide, South Australia
Winning Share: $195K
Defending Champion: Haru Nomura
Marquee Players: Lydia Ko, Ariya Jutanugarn, Brooke Henderson
Website: Tour

Panama Claro Championship

Dates: February 16-19, 2017
Course: Club de Golf de Panama – Panama City, Panama
Winning Share: $112.5K
Defending Champion: Ryan Armour
Marquee Players: Angel Cabrera, Beau Hossler, Jonathan Byrd, Andrew Landry


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