This week in golfby Tucson Citizen on Nov. 12, 2008, under Sports
THIS WEEK IN GOLF
What: Lorena Ochoa Invitational
Site: Guadalajara, Mexico
Course: Guadalajara Country Club (6,573 yards, par 72).
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-Saturday, 1:30-4 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-4 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m.)
Last week: South Korea’s Shin Ji-yai won the Mizuno Classic in Japan for her second LPGA Tour title and 10th international victory of the year, shooting a 5-under 67 to beat Mayu Hattori by six strokes. Shin won the Women’s British Open in August.
Notes: Ex-Arizona Wildcat Ochoa grew up playing at Guadalajara Country Club, still her home course. The tournament host has seven victories in 20 tour starts this year. She leads the money list with $2,738,888.
What: Singapore Open
Course: Sentosa Golf Club (6,972 yards, par 71)
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; 10:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m; Saturday, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 8 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)
Last week: Sergio Garcia won the rain-delayed HSBC Champions on Monday in China to take the No. 2 spot in the world ranking behind Tiger Woods. Garcia beat Oliver Wilson with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.
The Associated Press