CHAMPIONS TOUR

CHARLES SCHWAB CUP CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: San Francisco

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday

Course: TPC Harding Park (7,127 yards, par 71)

Purse: $2.5 million (winner's share: $440,000)

TV: Golf Channel (Thursday-Sunday, 1:30-4 p.m., 4:30-7 p.m.)

Last year: Tom Lehman won at Desert Mountain (Ariz.) to become the first player to win the season points title two straight years. He birdied four of the last five holes for a six-shot victory.

Last week: Kenny Perry won the AT&T Championship in San Antonio for his third title of the year, making a 10-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff against Bernhard Langer.

Notes: The top 30 on the money list advanced to the season-ending event. ... Perry leads the Charles Schwab Cup standings, 612 points ahead of Langer. They're the only players with a shot at the $1 million annuity for the points title. ... Langer leads the money list with $2,234,095 -- $106,657 ahead of Perry.

WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

HSBC CHAMPIONS

Site: Shanghai

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday

Course: Sheshan International Golf Club (7,199 yards, par 72)

Purse: $8.5 million (winner's share: $1.4 million)

TV: Golf Channel (Wednesday, 8 p.m.-midnight; Thursday-Friday, midnight-1 a.m., 8 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, 8 p.m.-midnight)

Last year: Ian Poulter won at Mission Hills (China), rallying for a two-shot victory.

Last week: Ryan Moore won the CIMB Classic on Monday in Malaysia for his third tour title, beating Gary Woodland with a birdie on the first playoff hole. ... Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano won the European Tour's BMW Masters by a stroke at Lake Malaren (Shanghai).

Notes: The tournament is a regular-season PGA Tour event for the first time. It's in its ninth season and fifth as a WGC event. ... Rory McIlroy beat Tiger Woods 67-69 on Monday in an exhibition match at Mission Hills. Woods is skipping the WGC event. He'll play next week in the European Tour's Turkish Airlines Open.

LPGA TOUR

Next event: Mizuno Classic, Nov. 8-10, Kintetsu Kashikojima Country Club, Shima, Japan.

Last week: Suzann Pettersen successfully defended her title at the LPGA Taiwan Championship, beating European Solheim Cup teammate Azahara Munoz by five shots.

-- ASSOCIATED PRESS