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PGA TOUR

FRANKLIN TEMPLETON SHOOTOUT

Site: Naples, Fla.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Tiburon Golf Club (7,288

yards, par 72).

Purse: $3.1 million. Winners’ shares: $375,000 each.

Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 1-4 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1-2

p.m., 6:30-9:30 p.m.) and NBC (Saturday-Sunday, 2-4 p.m.).

Format: Two-player teams. Friday, modified alternate shot;

Saturday, better ball; Sunday, scramble.

Teams: Greg Norman-Jonas Blixt, Sean O’Hair-Kenny Perry, Ian

Poulter-Lee Westwood, Matt Kuchar-Brandt Snedeker, Jerry

Kelly-Steve Stricker, Jason Dufner-Dustin Johnson, Chris

DiMarco-Billy Horschel, Mark Calcavecchia-Chad Campbell, Rory

Sabbatini-Scott Verplank, Graham DeLaet-Mike Weir, Charles Howell

III-Justin Leonard, Retief Goosen-Fredrik Jacobson.

Last week: Perry and O’Hair birdied five of the last six holes

to beat Sabbatini and Howell by a stroke.

Notes: Norman, the tournament host, designed the 36-hole Tiburon

(”shark” in Spanish) facility. The tournament is in its 13th year

at Tiburon after a year in Miami and 11 at Sherwood in California.

… Perry, the Champions Tour’s Charles Schwab Cup winner, also won

with John Huston in 2005 and Scott Hoch in 2008.

Online: http://www.franklintempletonshootout.com

PGA Tour site: http://www.pgatour.com

PGA TOUR

PNC FATHER/SON CHALLENGE

Site: Orlando, Fla.

Schedule: Saturday-Sunday.

Course: Grande Lakes Orlando, Ritz-Carlton Golf Club (7,120

yards, par 72).

Purse: $1 million. Winner’s share: $200,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Saturday, 2-4 p.m., 9:30-11:30 p.m.;

Sunday, 2-4 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.) and NBC (Saturday-Sunday,

4-6 p.m.).

Last year: Davis Love III and son Dru, a University of Alabama

player, beat Larry and Josh Nelson by a stroke.

Notes: Jack Nicklaus is teaming with Jack Nicklaus II. …

Bernhard Langer and Fuzzy Zoeller are playing alongside daughters

Christina Langer and Gretchen Chappo. David Duval is teaming with

stepson Dean Karavites. … Nick Price is making his first

appearance in event. Son Greg took up golf this year.

Online: http://www.pncfathersonchallenge.com

PGA Tour site: http://www.pgatour.com

ASIAN TOUR

THAILAND GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Chon Buri, Thailand.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Amata Spring Country Club (7,453 yards, par 72).

Purse: $1 million. Winner’s share: $180,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Wednesday, 11:30 p.m.-4:30 a.m.;

Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.;

Friday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-4:30 a.m.;

Sunday, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.).

Last year: South Africa’s Charl Schwartzel won by 11 strokes,

shooting 65-65-68-65.

Last week: Miguel Angel Jimenez successfully defended his Hong

Kong Open title to extend his record as the oldest winner in

European Tour history. The Spaniard won at 49 years, 337 days to

break the record he set last year in the event, birdieing the first

hole of a playoff with Thailand’s Prom Meesawat and Wales’ Stuart

Manley. Jimenez won the event for the fourth time.

Notes: Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, the winner of the PGA Tour’s

FedEx Cup and European Tour’s Race to Dubai, is in the field along

with Schwartzel, Justin Rose, Bubba Watson, Sergio Garcia, Hunter

Mahan, Rickie Fowler, Ryo Ishikawa, D.A. Points, John Daly and Thai

stars Thongchai Jaidee and Kiradech Aphibarnrat.

Online: http://www.asiantour.com

EUROPEAN TOUR/SUNSHINE TOUR

NELSON MANDELA CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Durban, South Africa.

Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday.

Course: Mount Edgecombe Country Club, Course One (6,612 yards,

par 71).

Purse: $1.38 million. Winner’s share: $217,975.

Television: Golf Channel (Wednesday, 7:30-10:30 a.m.; Thursday,

6:30-10:30 a.m.; Friday-Saturday, 5-9:30 a.m.).

Last year: Scotland’s Scott Jamieson won the rain-shortened

tournament, beating England’s Steve Webster with a par on the

second hole of a playoff. Spain’s Eduardo de la Riva was eliminated

on the first extra hole in the 36-hole event.

Last week: Denmark’s Thomas Bjorn won the Nedbank Golf Challenge

in Sun City, beating Spain’s Sergio Garcia and Wales’ Jamie

Donaldson by two strokes. … Miguel Angel Jimenez successfully

defended his Hong Kong Open title to extend his record as the

oldest winner in European Tour history. The Spaniard won at 49

years, 337 days to break the record he set last year in the event,

birdieing the first hole of a playoff with Thailand’s Prom Meesawat

and Wales’ Stuart Manley. Jimenez won the event for the fourth

time.

Notes: Mandela, the former South African president, Nobel Peace

Prize winner and anti-apartheid leader, died last week at 95. The

tournament supports the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund. … The

tours are off the next three weeks. Play will resume Jan. 9-12 with

the Volvo Golf Champions at Durban Country Club.

European Tour site: http://www.europeantour.com

Sunshine Tour site: http://www.pgatour.co.za

OTHER TOURNAMENTS

MEN

WEB.COM TOUR: Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament, Thursday-Dec.

17, PGA West, Stadium Course and Nicklaus Courses, La Quinta,

Calif. Online: http://www.pgatour.com

ONEASIA TOUR: Dongfeng Nissan Cup, Friday-Sunday, CTS Tycoon

Golf Club, Shenzhen, China. Online: http://www.oneasia.asia

EUROPEAN SENIOR TOUR: MCB Tour Championship, Friday-Sunday,

Constance Belle Mare Plage, Poste de Flacq, Mauritius. Online:

http://www.europeantour.com