> PGA Tour
Event: Zurich Classic.
Site: Avondale, La.
Course: TPC Louisiana (7,425 yards, par 72).
Purse: $6.4 million. Winner's share: $1,152,000.
TV: Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-3:30 a.m., 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30-3:30 a.m., 1-2:30 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday,
Last year: Bubba Watson won the second of his two 2011 PGA Tour titles, beating Webb Simpson with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.
Last week: Ben Curtis won the Texas Open for his fourth PGA Tour title and first since 2006, holding off Matt Every and John Huh by two strokes.
Notes: Watson is making his first start since winning the Masters. At Augusta National, he beat Louis Oosthuizen with a par on the second hole of a playoff. Watson hooked a gap wedge off pine needles from 155 yards to about 10 feet to set up his winning two-putt par. He's fourth in the world ranking. Curtis is in the field along with second-ranked Luke Donald, No. 7 Steve Stricker (7) and No. 10 Justin Rose. The Wells Fargo Championship is next week at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, N.C., followed by The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
> LPGA Tour
Event: Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.
Site: Mobile, Ala.
Course: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Magnolia Grove, The Crossings (6,521 yards, par 72).
Purse: $1.25 million. Winner's share: $187,500.
TV: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, midnight-3 a.m., 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 12:30-3 a.m.).
Last year: Sweden's Maria Hjorth took advantage of Lexi Thompson's collapse, rallying to beat Song-Hee Kim by two strokes. Thompson, tied for the lead entering the final round, had a 78 to tie for 19th.
Last week: Japan's Ai Miyazato won the LPGA LOTTE Championship in Hawaii for her eighth LPGA Tour title, birdieing three of the last six holes for a four-stroke victory. She also has 15 Japan LPGA victories.
Notes: Miyazato and top-ranked Yani Tseng are skipping the tournament. Tseng has won three of the first seven events this year. Thompson won the Navistar LPGA Classic in September in Prattville, Ala., to become the youngest LPGA Tour winner at 16. She also won the Ladies European Tour's Dubai Ladies Masters in December. Se Ri Pak won the 2010 tournament for the last of her 25 LPGA Tour titles. The two-day HSBC LPGA Brazil Cup is next week in Rio de Janeiro. The next official event is the Sybase Match Play Championship in New Jersey on May 17-20.
> Champions Tour
Next event: Insperity Championship, May 4-6, The Woodlands Country Club, The Woodlands, Texas.
Last week: David Frost and Michael Allen won the Legends of Golf in Savannah, Ga., beating John Cook and Joey Sindelar by a stroke in the better-ball event. Allen also won the previous week at TPC Tampa Bay.
> Area holes in one
Rory Allen, on the 194-yard, fifth hole at The Links at Ivy Ridge using a 7-iron.
Doug Schimano, on the 135-yard, 13th hole at Gowanda using a 9-iron.