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,

The PGA Tour Champions and tours are off until late March so the schedule will be focused primarily on the three regular tours for the coming weeks. The PGA Tour wrapped up its West Coast swing and is now headed to Palm Beach Gardens for the Honda Classic; the European Tour heads to South Africa for the Joburg Open; and the LPGA Tour is in Thailand for the Honda LPGA Thailand.

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

PGA Tour


The Honda Classic

Dates: February 23-26, 2017
Course: PGA National – Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Architect: George & Tom Fazio 1981, Renovated by Jack Nicklaus 2002
Winning Share: $1.152M
Defending Champion: Adam Scott
Marquee Players: Rickie Fowler, Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia, Justin Thomas, Zach Johnson

European Tour


Joburg Open

Dates: February 23-26, 2017
Course: Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club – Johannesburg, South Africa
Architect: East Course – Robert Grimsdell (1935), West Course – Laurie Waters (1909)
Winning Share: €206.05K (EURO) or $216.98K (US)
Defending Champion: Haydn Porteous
Marquee Players: Darren Clarke, YE Yang, Trevor Immelman, Graeme Storm



Honda LPGA Thailand

Dates: February 23-26, 2017
Course: Siam Country Club – Chonburi, Thailand
Winning Share: $240K
Defending Champion: Lexi Thompson
Marquee Players: Inbee Park, Lexi Thompson, Anna Nordqvist, Suzann Pettersen, Alison Lee


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