this week's tournaments



Site: Shenzhen, China.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Mission Hills Golf Club, Olazabal Course (7,320 yards, par 72).

Purse: $7 million.

Winner's share: $1.2 million.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 6-11 a.m., 8 p.m.-1 a.m.; Saturday, 5-11 a.m., 8-11 p.m.; Sunday, 5-10 a.m.).

Last year: Germany's Martin Kaymer rallied to win at Sheshan International, birdieing nine of the final 12 holes for a 9-under 63 and a three-stroke victory over Sweden's Fredrik Jacobson.

Notes: Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are skipping the event. ... The tournament is in its eighth season and fourth as a WGC event. The winner will get credit for an official PGA Tour victory and, if he is a regular PGA Tour member, will receive a three-year tour exemption. The prize money doesn't count in the PGA Tour official earnings. ... The PGA Tour's season-ending event is next week in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. ... The European Tour will remain in Asia the next few weeks for events in Singapore and Kong Open.



Site: Scottsdale, Ariz.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.


Course: Desert Mountain Club, Cochise Course (7,026 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2.5 million.

Winner's share: $440,000.

Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Saturday, 1:30-4 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 12:30-3 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m.).

Last year: Jay Don Blake won the season-ending tournament by two strokes at Harding Park in San Francisco. Tom Lehman took the season points title and $1 million annuity.

Notes: The top 30 on the money list qualified for the event. ... Bernhard Langer leads the Charles Schwab Cup standings, 211 points ahead of Tom Lehman.



Site: Shima, Japan.

Schedule: Friday-Sunday.

Course: Kintetsu Kashikojima Country Club (6,506 yards, par 72).

Purse: $1.2 million.

Winner's share: $180,000.

Last year: Japan's Momoko Ueda beat China's Shanshan Feng with a birdie on the third hole of a playoff. Ueda also won the 2007 event.

Notes: Japanese star Ai Miyazato, a two-time winner this season on the LPGA Tour, is skipping the tournament. Pettersen also is taking the week off. ... Top-ranked Yani Tseng is in the field along with No. 2 Stacy Lewis, No. 3 Na Yeon Choi, No. 4 Inbee Park, No. 5 Feng, No. 7 Jiyai Shin and No. 10 Mika Miyazato.