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Teeing it up for March 4

PGA Tour

WGC-Cadillac Championship on the TPC Blue Monster at Trump National Doral in Miami, Thursday through Sunday.

TV: Thursday and Friday, 1-6 p.m., Golf Channel; Saturday, noon-3 p.m., Golf Channel and 3-6 p.m. on NBC; and Sunday, 1-3 p.m., Golf Channel and 3-7 p.m. on NBC.

Last Year: Patrick Reed, playing in the tournament for the first time, closed with an even-par 72 and held on for a one-stroke victory over Bubba Watson and Jamie Donaldson of Wales, winning for the third time in 14 months. Reed made three birdies on the first four holes of the final round and held a four-stroke lead at one stage, then survived despite making two bogeys down the stretch. Watson, who would win his second Masters in three years about a month later, closed with a 68 that included two late birdies, but he missed a 13-foot birdie putt at No. 17 and scrambled for par on the last hole. Donaldson, who finished with a 70, tied for the lead with a birdie on the 17th hole, but he took three shots to reach the final green and missed a 13-foot par putt that would have forced a playoff.

Puerto Rico Open at Trump International Golf Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Thursday through Sunday.

TV: Thursday and Friday, 6-8:30 p.m.; Friday, 6-9 p.m. and Sunday, 7-10 p.m., Golf Channel.

Last Year: Rookie Chesson Hadley claimed the first victory of his PGA Tour in his 13th start, finishing birdie-birdie to close out a second straight 5-under-par 67 and beat Danny Lee by two strokes. Hadley, who was a three-time All-American at Georgia Tech, birdied three of the first five holes in the final round to take the lead. His final surge held off Lee, who won the 2008 U.S. Amateur Championship at Pinehurst No. 2. Hadley, who opened with scores of 68-65, set a tournament record of 21-under 267, one shot better than Scott Brown’s winning total two years ago. Lee carded three birdies on the last four holes to finish with a 68.


HSBC Women’s Champions at Sentosa Golf Club’s Serapong Course in Singapore, Thursday through Sunday.

TV: Wednesday (in the United States), 11 p.m.-3 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 4:30-7:30 a.m.; and Sunday, 5-7:30 a.m., Golf Channel.

Last Year: Paula Creamer sank an unlikely 75-foot eagle putt on the second playoff hole to stun Azahara Munoz of Spain and claim her first victory on the LPGA Tour since the 2010 U.S. Women’s Open. Creamer, who has 10 victories on the circuit, started the final round four strokes behind leader Karrie Webb but holed a 12-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole to pull even with Webb while closing with a second straight 3-under-par 69. Munoz finished with a 70 that included a 12-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole, but she missed a 15-footer to win the tournament on the final hole. Webb, who led most of the way after opening with a 66, had a chance to join the playoff, but she drove into a bunker on No. 18 and needed two shots to get out of the sand en route to a bogey that left her with a 74.

Champions Tour

Next Event: Tucson Conquistadores Classic at the Catalina Course at Omni Tucson National Resort in Tucson, Ariz., March 20-22.