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Tours at a Glance

February 22, 2001|Associated Press

Senior PGA

Mexico Senior Classic

* Site: Puebla, Mexico.

* Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

* Course: La Vista Country Club (7,091 yards, par 72).

* Purse: $1.5 million. Winner's share: $225,000.

* Television: PAX (Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.) and CNBC (Saturday-Sunday, 3-5 p.m.).

* Last year: Hubert Green closed with a 10-under 62 for a five-stroke victory over Jim Colbert, Doug Tewell and Dean Overturf.

* Last week: Bob Gilder won in his third senior start, beating Bruce Fleisher, Gil Morgan, Ray Floyd and Bobby Walzel by three strokes in the Verizon Classic in Lutz, Fla.

* Notes: Green tied for 53rd in the Verizon Classic at nine over. . . . The scenic Las Vista course is 7,300 feet above sea level. . . . The Toshiba Senior Classic is next week in Newport Beach.

* On the Net: http://www.pgatour.com

PGA

PGA European Tour/Asian PGA

Singapore Masters

* Site: Singapore.

* Schedule: Today-Sunday.

* Course: Singapore Island Country Club, Bukit Course (6,751 yards, par 71).

* Purse: $850,000. Winner's share: $142,400.

* Television: The Golf Channel (Tonight, 11:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 p.m.-1 a.m.).

* Last year: Inaugural event.

* Last week: Fiji's Vijay Singh won the Malaysian Open, holing a 15-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with Ireland's Padraig Harrington.

* Notes: Singh and Scotland's Colin Montgomerie top the field. Montgomerie won the Australian Masters last week in his 2001 debut. . . . India's Jyoti Randhawa won the Singapore Open in December on the Bukit course. . . . The Dubai Desert Classic is next week.

* On the Net:

http://www.europeantour.com

* Asian PGA site:

http://www.asianpgatour.com

LPGA

* Next event: Welch's/Circle K Championship, March 8-11, Tucson.

* Last week: Scotland's Catriona Matthew won the Hawaiian Ladies Open for her first LPGA Tour title, leading wire-to-wire for a three-stroke victory over Annika Sorenstam.

* On the Net: http://www.lpga.com

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