A look at golf tournaments with the PGA Tour resuming
CHARLES SCHWAB CHALLENGE
Site: Fort Worth, Texas.
Course: Colonial CC. Yardage: 7,209. Par: 70.
Purse: $7.5 million. Winner's share: $1.35 million.
Television: Thursday, noon to 4 p.m. (Golf Channel-PGA Tour Live); Friday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel-PGA Tour Live), 3-6 p.m. (CBS).
Defending champion: Kevin Na.
FedEx Cup leader: Sungjae Im.
Last tournament: Tyrrell Hatton won the Arnold Palmer Invitational on March 8.
Notes: The PGA Tour returns after 90 days from the COVID-19 pandemic. ... The PGA Tour will not have spectators for five weeks upon resuming its schedule. ... Every player, caddie and essential personnel will be tested upon arrival and have their temperatures taken daily. ... Colonial originally was scheduled for May 21-24. The last time Colonial hosted a PGA Tour-sanctioned event in June was the 1941 U.S. Open. ... The top five in the world ranking have entered the tournament, along with seven of the top 10. ... Tiger Woods decided not to play. His lone appearance at Colonial was in 1997 when he was going for a third straight victory, shot 72 on Sunday and finished three shots behind. ... Of the top 50 in the world, the only Americans not playing at Colonial are Woods, Patrick Cantlay and Brandt Snedeker. ... Among the PGA Tour Champions players in the field are past champions Olin Brown and Steve Stricker, Bernhard Langer and Scott McCarron, ... The last PGA Tour round was March 12 at The Players Championship. Hideki Matsuyama led after a 63. Matsuyama is not expected to play until next week.
Next week: RBC Heritage Classic.
KORN FERRY TOUR
KORN FERRY CHALLENGE
Site: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Course: TPC Sawgrass (Dye's Valley Course). Yardage: 6,847. Par: 70.
Purse: $600,000. Winner's share: $108,000.
Defending champion: New tournament.
Points leader: Mito Pereira.
Last tournament: David Kocher won the El Bosque Mexico Championship on March 1.
Notes: The developmental tour returns with two new tournaments that will be played only this year, both in northeast Florida. ... Dye's Valley Course is adjacent to the Stadium Course and was designed by Pete Dye. It previously hosted the Web.com Tour Championship. ... The Korn Ferry Tour is now a two-year rolling season because of the tournaments lost to the pandemic. There will be no Q-school this year, and no one will lose their cards. ... Among those in the field are Sean O'Hair, James Hahn, Mike Weir and Robert Allenby.
Next week: The King & Bear Classic.
Last tournament: Inbee Park won the Women's Australian Open on Feb. 16.
Next tournament: Marathon Classic on July 23.
Race to CME Globe leader: Inbee Park.
Last tournament: Jorge Campillo won the Qatar Masters on March 8.
Next tournament: British Masters on July 22.
Race to Dubai leader: Patrick Reed.
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS
Last tournament: Ernie Els won the Hoag Classic on March 8.
Next tournament: The Ally Challenge on July 31.
Charles Schwab Cup leader: Bernhard Langer.
Korean LPGA: S-Oil Championship, Elysian Jeju GC, Jeju Island, South Korea. Defending champion: Hiejin Choi. Online: www.klpga.co.kr