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LPGA TOUR

KRAFT NABISCO CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Rancho Mirage, Calif.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Mission Hills Country Club, Dinah Shore Tournament Course (6,738 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2 million. Winner’s share: $300,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, noon-3 p.m., 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 4:30-8:30 p.m.).

Last year: Stacy Lewis won the major for her first LPGA Tour title, beating 2010 winner Yani Tseng by three strokes.

PGA TOUR

HOUSTON OPEN

Site: Humble, Texas.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Redstone Golf Club, Tournament Course (7,457 yards, par 72).

Purse: $6 million. Winner’s share: $1.08 million.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m.) and NBC (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).

Last year: Phil Mickelson beat Chris Kirk and Scott Verplank by three strokes. Mickelson finished at 20-under 268.

Note: The Masters will be next week. This weekend’s winner, if not already exempt, will earn a spot at Augusta National.

Associated Press

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