With a $7 million purse and $1.2 million to the winner, the HSBC Champions already has a major-quality purse with inflections of the self-conscious gravitas that marks major championships, writes ESPN.com's Farrell Evans.
Victories come in all shapes and sizes. Some, like Rory McIlroy's triumph in China, end with trophies. Others, like Erik Compton's journey, result in PGA Tour cards. ESPN.com's Farrell Evans shares the five things he learned this week.