Site: Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Course: PGA National Resort and Spa, The Champion (7,110 yards, par 70)
Purse: $6 million (winner's share: $1.08 million)
TV: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, noon-3 p.m., 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.) and NBC (Saturday-Sunday, noon-3 p.m.)
Last year: Rory McIlroy won to take the top spot in the world ranking from Luke Donald. McIlroy finished with a 69 to beat Tiger Woods and Tom Gillis by two strokes. Woods closed with a 62, his lowest final round ever.
Last week: Matt Kuchar won the Match Play Championship for his first World Golf Championships title, beating defending champion Hunter Mahan 2 and 1 in the final at Dove Mountain (Ariz.).
Notes: The top-ranked McIlroy and No. 2 Woods are coming off first-round loses in the Match Play Championship. Woods won the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in his last stroke-play event. ... McIlroy was the fifth straight international winner, following Ernie Els (2008), Y.E. Yang (2009), Camilo Villegas (2010) and Rory Sabbatini (2011).
HSBC WOMEN'S CHAMPIONS
Course: Sentosa Golf Club, The Serapong Course (6,606 yards, par 72)
Purse: $1.4 million (winner's share: $210,000)
TV: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 3:30-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Sunday, 4-6:30 p.m.)
Last year: Angela Stanford won her fifth tour title, beating Jenny Shin with a birdie on the third hole of a playoff at Tanah Merah. Shanshan Feng was eliminated on the first extra hole, and Na Yeon Choi dropped out on the second.
Last week: South Korea's Inbee Park won the LPGA Thailand when 17-year-old Thai Ariya Jutanugarn closed with a triple bogey to blow a two-stroke lead.
Note: Jiyai Shin won the season-opening Australian Women's Open.