2011-2012 Golf Tournament Preview

Kraft Nabisco Championship


Palm Springs Playboy Golf Scramble -  Nov. 11-12, 2011
Eagle Falls Golf Course

The event features celebrities, a putting contest, and the Girls of Playboy Golf. Open to the public, but space is limited. 

Palm Springs Amateur - Jan. 12-15, 2012

PGA West/ La Quinta Resort & Club

The 54-hole net, stroke-play tournament crowns champions in multiple classes.

Humana Challenge - Jan. 16-22, 2012

La Quinta Country Club/ PGA WEST/SilverRock Resort,

Formerly the Bob Hope Classic, this is the only PGA Tour stop to sport a four-course, five-day format.

Frank Sinatra/Starkey Hearing Foundation Celebrity Invitational — March 1-3, 2012

Eagle Falls Golf Course

Tournament play consists of two days of competition, with five-player teams featuring one celebrity paired with four amateurs.

Kraft Nabisco Championship - March 26-April 2, 2012
Mission Hills Country Club,

The ladies’ first major of the season, the Kraft last year introduced a new program, which opens the tournament with a two-day celebrity pro-am.

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