Event: Texas Open.
Site: San Antonio.
Course: TPC San Antonio, Oaks Course (7,435 yards, par 72).
Purse: $6.2 million. Winner’s share: $1,116,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m., 9 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, 1-5 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m., 9 p.m.-2 a.m.) and NBC (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).
Last year: Scotland’s Martin Laird matched the course record with a 63 to beat Rory McIlroy by two strokes.
Last week: Matt Every won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for his first PGA Tour title, rallying to beat Keegan Bradley by a stroke.
Notes: Phil Mickelson is making his second appearance in the event. He tied for 47th at Oak Hills in 1992 in his 11th professional start on the PGA Tour. … Area resident Jimmy Walker has a tour-high three victories this season, winning the Frys.com Open, Sony Open and Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. … Zach Johnson, the 2008 and 2009 winner, won the Tournament of Champions in January. … Jeff Maggert is coming off a victory last week in Mississippi in his first start on the Champions Tour. … The Houston Open is next week, followed by the Masters.
Event: Kia Classic
Site: Carlsbad, Calif.
Course: Aviara Golf Club (6,593 yards, par 72).
Purse: $1.7 million. Winner’s share: $255,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 6:30-9 p.m.; Saturday, 3-4 a.m., 7-9 p.m.; Sunday, 7-9 a.m., 7-9 p.m.).
Last year: Spain’s Beatriz Recari won her second LPGA Tour title, making a birdie putt from the fringe on the second hole of a playoff with I.K. Kim.
Last week: Karrie Webb won the JTBC Founders Cup in Phoenix for the second time in four years, rallying for her second victory of the year and 41st on the LPGA Tour. The 39-year-old Hall of Famer matched the course record with a 9-under 63 to beat five players by a stroke.
Notes: The Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first major tournament of the year, is next week at Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage. … Yani Tseng won the 2012 tournament for the last of her 15 tour titles. She has dropped from first to 46th in the world in a year. Tseng missed the cut in Phoenix with rounds of 71 and 74. … Kia endorser Michelle Wie tied for 12th in Phoenix. … Inbee Park is ranked No. 1, followed by Suzann Pettersen, Stacy Lewis, 16-year-old Lydia Ko and Webb.
Next event: Greater Gwinnett Championship, April 18-20, TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, Ga.
Last week: Jeff Maggert won the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic to become the 17th player to win in his tour debut.