Event: WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, Wednesday through Sunday.
TV: Wednesday and Thursday, 4-10 p.m., Golf Channel; Friday, 5-10 p.m., Golf Channel; Saturday, 3-7:30, Golf Channel and 7:30-11 p.m., NBC; and Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Golf Channel and 2-6 p.m., NBC.
Last Year: Jason Day of Australia outlasted Victor Dubuisson of France by sinking a 3-foot birdie putt on the 23rd hole – the fifth hole of a playoff – to take the tile at Dove Mountain in Arizona. The Aussie won the first two holes and never let Dubuisson take the lead, but the Frenchman simply would not go away, getting up and down several times to stay alive with his remarkable short game. Day took a 3-up lead after nine holes and was at 2 up after 16 holes. However, Dubuisson made a 15-foot birdie putt on the 17th and a 4-footer for par on the 18th to force extra holes. Dubuisson’s best chance to win came when he missed a 10-foot birdie putt on the 22nd hole. In the consolation match, Rickie Fowler beat Ernie Els with a birdie on the first playoff hole.
Event: Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands Country Club in The Woodlands, Texas, Friday through Sunday.
TV: Friday, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 5-7 p.m.; Golf Channel.
Last Year: Bernhard Langer of Germany, despite making two bogeys on the last three holes, closed with a 1-under-par 71 to claim a one-stroke victory over Fred Couples. Langer, who added three titles later in the season en route to capturing the Charles Schwab Cup, won the Insperity for the third time and became the 10th golfer to win 20 times on the Champions Tour. Langer, a two-time Masters champion, took a three-stroke lead into the final round and padded it with four birdies in the first seven holes Sunday. However, he didn’t card another birdie the rest of the way, and Couples made it interesting by making an eagle on the first hole and adding five birdies in a closing 67.
Event: Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, Texas, Thursday through Sunday.
TV: Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Friday, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1-3 p.m.; and Sunday, 3-5 p.m.; Golf Channel.
Last Year: Stacy Lewis, who grew up in Texas and was playing before a gallery of family and friends, posted her second 7-under-par 64 of the week and coasted to a six-stroke victory over Meena Lee of South Korea. The 30-year-old Lewis, who also shot 64 in the second round, earned the first of her three LPGA Tour titles in 2014; she has 11 in her career. She recorded an eagle on the seventh hole, added six birdies and made her only bogey on the 11th hole. Lewis, who finished second six times in her previous 16 tournaments without winning, won for the first time since capturing the 2013 Women’s British Open at St. Andrews.
Frank Marracino, on the 155-yard 12th hole at Harvest Hill with a 7 iron.
Bob Moody, on the 151-yard 17th hole at Brighton Park with a 6 iron.