Site: San Martin
Schedule: Thursday through Sunday
Course: CordeValle Golf Club (7,368 yards, par 71)
TV: Golf Channel (Thursday-Sunday, 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m.)
Purse: $5 million
Winner's share: $900,000
Last year: Jonas Blixt of Sweden won his first PGA Tour title with a final-round 68 for a 16-under-par 268 total. The tour rookie holed a 4-foot par putt on the final hole to win by one stroke over Tim Petrovic and Jason Kokrak.
Tickets: 408-487-4653 or visit www.frysopengolf.com/tickets.
Notes: The course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. ... The Frys.com Open leads the reconfigured 2013-14 PGA Tour season as part of a six-tournament fall schedule (three domestic, three international). ... The winner will receive full FedExCup points and an invitation to the Masters. ... Japanese wunderkind Hideki Matsuyama, 21, at No. 30 in the world rankings, is among three Presidents Cup International participants in the field, along with two-time major winner Angel Cabrera of Argentina and Marc Leishman of Australia. Matsuyama tied for 10th in the U.S. Open, tied for sixth in the British Open and tied for 19th in the PGA Championship. ... Two-time U.S.Open winner Retief Goosen, three-time major winner Vijay Singh, and 20-time tour winner and former PGA Championship winner Davis Love III are among the better-known participants.
Other notables: Masters winners Trevor Immelman of South Africa and Mike Weir of Canada, along with rising star Brooks Koepka of Florida State, and former British Open champions Stewart Cink and Ben Curtis; and tour winners Tim Clark and Rory Sabbatini, of South Africa; Stuart Appleby, John Senden and Robert Allenby, of Australia; Carl Pettersson of Sweden; Stephen Ames, David Hearn and Brad Fritsch, of Canada; and Camilo Villegas of Colombia. ... U.S. Walker Cup players Max Homa, an NCAA champion out of Cal, and Justin Thomas have received sponsor exemptions and will make their professional debuts.
Charities: Proceeds will benefit the American Institute of Mathematics, The First Tee of Silicon Valley, American Cancer Society, Special Olympics Northern California, Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and Ballet San Jose.
-- MATT SCHWAB