Site: Orlando, Florida.
Course: Bay Hill Club and Lodge (7,419 yards, 6,784 meters, par 72).
Purse: $6 million. Winner's share: $1.08 million.
Last year: Ernie Els won the rain-delayed tournament in a Monday finish. Kevin Na and Edoardo Molinari tied for second, two strokes back. Els also won the 1998 event.
Last week: Gary Woodland won the Transitions Championship at Innisbrook for his first U.S. PGA Tour victory and Masters berth. Webb Simpson was second, a stroke back.
Notes: Six-time Bay Hill winner Tiger Woods is coming off a 10th-place tie two weeks ago at Doral, his best finish in nine months in an official U.S. PGA Tour event. He won the last of his 71 US PGA Tour titles in September 2009. ... Phil Mickelson, the 1997 winner, is winless since the Masters. ... Tournament host Arnold Palmer is 81. ... Matteo Manassero is in the field. The 17-year Italian player tied for 20th last week at Innisbrook. ... The Houston Open is next week, followed by the Masters.
Site: Malaga, Spain.
Course: Parador de Malaga Golf (6,817 yards, 6,233 meters, par 70).
Purse: $1.42 million. Winner's share: $237,300.
Last year: South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen won his first European Tour title, finishing at 17 under for a three-stroke victory.
Last week: France's Raphael Jacquelin won the Sicilian Open in a Monday finish, beating England's Anthony Wall by a stroke.
Notes: Oosthuizen, the British Open winner in July, withdrew because of an eye infection. ... Spanish stars Miguel Angel Jimenez and Alvaro Quiros are in the field. Jimenez, from the area, runs the event through his Fade & Draw Target company. He won the 1999 Turespana Masters Open Andalucia at Parador de Malaga, shooting a course-record 62 in the third round. ... The Trophee Hassan II is next week in Morocco.
US LPGA TOUR
Site: Industry, California.
Course: Industry Hills Golf Club at Pacific Palms (6,714 yards, 6,139 meters, par 73).
Purse: $1.7 million. Winner's share: $255,000.
Last year: South Korea's Hee Kyung Seo won her first U.S. LPGA Tour title, beating Inbee Park by six strokes at La Costa in Carlsbad.
Last week: Karrie Webb won the LPGA Founders Cup charity event in Phoenix for her second straight tour victory and 38th overall. The Hall of Famer earned $200,000 for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Japan relief efforts. Brittany Lincicome and Paula Creamer tied for second, a stroke back.
Notes: The top 14 players in the world ranking are in the field, led by No. 1 Yani Tseng, the winner of the season-opening LPGA Thailand and three other worldwide events this year. ... Michelle Wie, ranked 11th, has an endorsement deal with Kia. ... The event is the tour's first in the Los Angeles area in six years. ... The Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first major of the season, is next week at Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, California.
Next event: Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic, April 1-3, Fallen Oak, Saucier, Mississippi.
Last event: Nick Price won the Toshiba Classic on March 13 in Newport Beach, California, for his fourth Champions Tour title, holding off Mark Wiebe by a stroke. The 54-year-old Price matched the Champions Tour record with a career-best 11-under 60 in the first round and closed with consecutive 68s.
Site: Orlando, Florida.