Event: The Heritage
Site: Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Course: Harbour Town Golf Links (6,973 yards, par 71).
Purse: $5.7 million. Winner: $1,026,000.
TV: Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Friday, midnight-3 a.m., 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2-5 a.m., 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30-11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30-11:30 p.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).
Last year: Jim Furyk won the second of his three 2010 titles. He won on the first playoff hole after Brian Davis called a two-stroke penalty on himself for moving a loose impediment in a hazard during his backswing.
Last week: Rookie Brendan Steele won the Texas Open, closing with a 1-under 71 in windy conditions for a one-stroke victory over Kevin Chappell.
Chip shots: In 2009, Brian Gay finished with a 7-under 64 for a tournament-record 10-stroke victory. Gay also broke the event scoring record, finishing at 20-under 264. He opened with rounds of 67, 66 and 67. Boo Weekley won in 2007 and 2008 at Pete Dye-designed Harbour Town. Five-time champion Davis Love III is making his 26th straight appearance in the event. Love last won at Hilton Head in 2003, beating Woody Austin on the fourth hole of a playoff. The Zurich Classic is next week in Avondale, La., followed by the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, N.C.
Event: Legends of Golf.
Site: Savannah, Ga.
Course: The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa (7,087 yards, par 72).
Purse: $2.7 million. Winner: $230,000 each.
Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday, midnight-2 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m.).
Last year: Mark O'Meara won for the first time on the Champions Tour, teaming with Nick Price to beat John Cook and Joey Sindelar on the second hole of a playoff.
Last week: Cook won the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am at TPC Tampa Bay for his second victory of the year.
Notes: Sam Snead and Gardner Dickinson won the inaugural event in 1978 at Onion Creek in Austin, Texas, sparking interest that led to the creation of the senior tour. Fred Couples withdrew Monday because of back pain. Jim Rutledge took Couples' place with partner Jay Haas. The tour is off next week. Play will resume with the Regions Tradition on May 5-8 at Shoal Creek in Birmingham, Ala.
Next event: Avnet LPGA Classic, April 28-May 1, Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Magnolia Grove, The Crossings, Mobile, Ala.
Last event: Stacy Lewis won the Kraft Nabisco Championship on April 3 for her first LPGA Tour title. Yani Tseng was second, three strokes back.