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WHAT: Bay Hill Invitational.

WHEN: today-Sunday.

WHERE: Orlando.

COURSE: Bay Hill Club (7,196 yards, par 72).

PURSE: $1.5-million. Winner's share is $270,000.

TELEVISION: 4-6 p.m. today-Friday, USA; 4-6 p.m. Saturday, 3-6 p.m. Sunday, Ch. 8.

NOTES: Last year, Paul Goydos won his first PGA Tour title, closing with 5-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over Jeff Maggert. Last week, Australia's Stuart Appleby won the Honda Classic for his first tour title, shooting 67-71 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Payne Stewart and Michael Bradley. Stewart, who needs a victory in the next three weeks to qualify for the Masters, set the tournament record of 24-under 264 in 1987.


WHAT: Standard Register Ping.

WHEN: today-Sunday.

WHERE: Phoenix.

COURSE: Moon Valley Country Club (6,495 yards, par 73).

PURSE: $700,000. Winner's share is $105,500.

TELEVISION: 4-6 p.m. today, 3-5 p.m. Friday, 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, ESPN.

NOTES: Last year, English star Laura Davies won the tournament for the third straight year, finishing with 2-under 71 for a one-stroke victory over Kristal Parker-Gregory. Last week, Donna Andrews won the Welch's-Circle K Championship at Tucson, Ariz., closing with 4-under 68 for a one-stroke victory over Tina Barrett.


WHAT: Legends of Golf.

WHEN: Friday-Sunday.

WHERE: La Quinta, Calif.

COURSE: PGA West, Palmer Course (6,723 yards, par 72).

PURSE: $1.1-million. Winners shares: Legends Division, $100,000 each; Legendary Division (60-69), $20,000 each; Demaret Division (70 and over), $7,500 each.

FORMAT: two-man teams, best ball.

TELEVISION: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Chs. 28, 40.

NOTES: Last year, Lee Trevino and Mike Hill won for the second straight time and fourth in six years. Last week, Bob Murphy won the Toshiba Classic at Newport Beach, Calif., holing an 80-foot birdie putt on the tour-record ninth hole of a playoff with Jay Sigel. Sam Snead will team with E. Harvie Ward in the Demaret Division. Snead, 84, who won in 1978 with Gardner Dickinson and 1982 with Don January, also plans to play in The Tradition on April 3-6 at Scottsdale, Ariz.