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Golf Glance

January 1, 2019

PGA TOUR

SENTRY TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS

Site: Kapalua, Hawaii.

Course: The Plantation Course at Kapalua. Yardage: 7,518. Par: 73.

Purse: $6.5 million. Winner’s share: $1.3 million.

Television: Thursday-Friday, 6-10 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 4-6 p.m. (NBC), 6-8 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 6-10 p.m. (Golf Channel).

Defending champion: Dustin Johnson.

FedEx Cup leader: Charles Howell III.

Last tournament: Charles Howell III won the RSM Classic on Nov. 18.

Notes: The field of 2018 winners on the PGA Tour has 34 players, missing only Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Justin Rose. ... Two of the last three tournaments at Kapalua have been won by eight shots. ... All the major champions are at Kapalua for the first time since 2016. ... Bryson DeChambeau had four victories in 2018, the most of anyone in the field. ... Rory McIlroy is among nine players who are at Kapalua for the first time. ... Charles Howell III won at Sea Island to end 2018 on the PGA Tour and is back at Kapalua for the first time since 2008. ... Dustin Johnson, a two-time winner at Kapalua, is one of only three former champions in the field. The others are Justin Thomas and Patrick Reed. ... Geoff Ogilvy (2009-10) is the last back-to-back winner of the Tournament of Champions. ... Brooks Koepka could lose the No. 1 ranking if he doesn’t finish in at least the top 10.

Next week: Sony Open.

Online: www.pgatour.com

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LPGA TOUR

Next tournament: Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions on Jan. 17-20

Online: www.lpgatour.com

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EUROPEAN TOUR

Last tournament: David Lipsky won the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Dec. 16.

Race to Dubai leader: David Lipsky.

Next tournament: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Jan. 17-20.

Online: www.europeantour.com

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PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS

Next tournament: Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai on Jan. 17-19.

Online: www.pgatour.com/champions

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