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         *** PGA - Bob Hope Chrysler Classic Preview ***

 Dates: Wednesday, January 19th through Sunday, January 23rd

 Sites: Bermuda Dunes Country Club, Palm Springs, California

        Indian Wells Country Club

        PGA West (Arnold Palmer Private Course)

        La Quinta Country Club

 Course Architects: W.F. Bell (Bermuda Dunes);

                    Eddie Susalla (Indian Wells);

                    Arnold Palmer (PGA West);

                    Frank and Lawrence Hughes (La Quinta)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 6,927 (Bermuda Dunes)

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 538 Yds       10 - Par 4 414 Yds

               2 - Par 4 418 Yds       11 - Par 4 382 Yds

               3 - Par 4 377 Yds       12 - Par 3 160 Yds

               4 - Par 3 209 Yds       13 - Par 5 564 Yds

               5 - Par 4 432 Yds       14 - Par 4 385 Yds

               6 - Par 4 368 Yds       15 - Par 4 399 Yds

               7 - Par 3 176 Yds       16 - Par 4 451 Yds

               8 - Par 5 540 Yds       17 - Par 3 212 Yds

               9 - Par 4 389 Yds       18 - Par 5 513 Yds

                   -------------            -------------

                    36 3,447 Yds             36 3,480 Yds

 

 Yardage: 6,478 (Indian Wells)

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 388 Yds       10 - Par 4 396 Yds

               2 - Par 4 355 Yds       11 - Par 4 398 Yds

               3 - Par 4 382 Yds       12 - Par 4 393 Yds

               4 - Par 3 162 Yds       13 - Par 3 197 Yds

               5 - Par 5 517 Yds       14 - Par 5 483 Yds

               6 - Par 3 140 Yds       15 - Par 3 163 Yds

               7 - Par 4 338 Yds       16 - Par 4 354 Yds

               8 - Par 5 515 Yds       17 - Par 4 398 Yds

               9 - Par 4 398 Yds       18 - Par 5 501 Yds

                   -------------            -------------

                    36 3,195 Yds             36 3,283 Yds

 

 Yardage: 6,931 (PGA West, Palmer Course)

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 427 Yds       10 - Par 4 455 Yds

               2 - Par 5 512 Yds       11 - Par 5 512 Yds

               3 - Par 3 180 Yds       12 - Par 3 201 Yds

               4 - Par 4 385 Yds       13 - Par 4 446 Yds

               5 - Par 3 236 Yds       14 - Par 5 571 Yds

               6 - Par 5 560 Yds       15 - Par 3 155 Yds

               7 - Par 4 439 Yds       16 - Par 4 364 Yds

               8 - Par 4 358 Yds       17 - Par 3 132 Yds

               9 - Par 4 456 Yds       18 - Par 5 532 Yds

                   -------------            -------------

                    36 3,553 Yds             36 3,368 Yds

 

 Yardage: 6,901 (La Quinta)

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 382 Yds       10 - Par 4 393 Yds

               2 - Par 4 433 Yds       11 - Par 5 530 Yds

               3 - Par 3 186 Yds       12 - Par 3 200 Yds

               4 - Par 4 397 Yds       13 - Par 5 540 Yds

               5 - Par 5 498 Yds       14 - Par 4 436 Yds

               6 - Par 5 521 Yds       15 - Par 3 194 Yds

               7 - Par 3 174 Yds       16 - Par 4 420 Yds

               8 - Par 4 391 Yds       17 - Par 4 419 Yds

               9 - Par 4 391 Yds       18 - Par 4 396 Yds

                   -------------            -------------

                    36 3,373 Yds             36 3,528 Yds


 Annual: 41st

 Defending Champion: David Duval

 Runner-up: Steve Pate

 Tournament Record: 325 (Tom Kite, 1993)

 72-Hole Record: 261 (Mark Calcavecchia, 1997)

 54-Hole Record: 195 (Andrew Magee, 1998)

 36-Hole Record: 128 (Scott Hoch, 1994)

 Course Records: 59 (David Duval, 2000 - PGA West, Palmer Course)

                 61 (Bert Yancey, 1974; David Edwards, 1987 - Indian Wells)

                 61 (Lennie Clements, 1994 - La Quinta)

                 62 (Jim Gallagher, Jr. 1994 - Bermuda Dunes)

 Total Purse: $3,000,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $540,000; 2nd Place - 324,000; 3rd Place - 204,000

                             2000 Finish

                             -----------

 Player                Score              Player                 Score

 ------                -----              ------                 -----

 David Duval            334               Skip Kendall            340

 Steve Pate             335               Jeff Maggert            341

 John Huston            336               Paul Goydos             342

 Bob Estes              339               Jeff Sluman             342

 Fred Funk              339               Kevin Sutherland        342

         Past Bob Hope Chrysler Classic Winners and Runners-Up

         -----------------------------------------------------

 2000 -- David Duval (334) -- Steve Pate

 1998 -- *Fred Couples (332) -- Bruce Lietzke

 1997 -- John Cook (327) -- Mark Calcavecchia

 1996 -- Mark Brooks (337) -- John Huston

 1995 -- Kenny Perry (335) -- David Duval

 1994 -- Scott Hoch (334) -- L.Clements, J.Gallagher, Jr., F.Zoeller

 1993 -- Tom Kite (325) -- Rick Fehr

 1992 -- *John Cook (336) -- Rick Fehr, Tom Kite, Mark O'Meara, Gene Sauers

 1991 -- *Corey Pavin (331) -- Mark O'Meara

 1990 -- Peter Jacobsen (339) -- Scott Simpson, Brian Tennyson

 1989 -- *Steve Jones (343) -- Paul Azinger, Sandy Lyle

 1988 -- Jay Haas (338) -- David Edwards

 1987 -- Corey Pavin (341) -- Bernhard Langer

 1986 -- *Donnie Hammond (335) -- John Cook

 1985 -- *Lanny Wadkins (333) -- Craig Stadler

 1984 -- *John Mahaffey (340) -- Jim Simons

 1983 -- *Keith Fergus (335) -- Rex Caldwell

 1982 -- *Ed Fiori (335) -- Tom Kite

 1981 -- Bruce Lietzke (335) -- Jerry Pate

 1980 -- Craig Stadler (343) -- Tom Purtzer, Mike Sullivan

 1979 -- John Mahaffey (343) -- Lee Trevino

 1978 -- Bill Rogers (339) -- Jerry McGee

 1977 -- Rik Massengale (337) -- Bruce Lietzke

 1976 -- Johnny Miller (344) -- Rik Massengale

 1975 -- Johnny Miller (339) -- Bob Murphy

 1974 -- Hubert Green (341) -- Bert Yancey

 1973 -- Arnold Palmer (343) -- Johnny Miller, Jack Nicklaus

 1972 -- Bob Rosburg (344) -- Lanny Wadkins

 1971 -- *Arnold Palmer (342) -- Ray Floyd

 1970 -- Bruce Devlin (339) -- Larry Ziegler

 1969 -- Billy Casper (345) -- Dave Hill

 1968 -- *Arnold Palmer (348) -- Deane Beman

 1967 -- Tom Nieporte (349) -- Doug Sanders

 1966 -- *Doug Sanders (349) -- Arnold Palmer

 1965 -- Billy Casper (348) -- Tommy Aaron, Arnold Palmer

 1964 -- *Tommy Jacobs (348) -- Jimmy Demaret

 1963 -- *Jack Nicklaus (345) -- Gary Player

 1962 -- Arnold Palmer (342) -- Jay Hebert, Gene Littler

 1961 -- Billy Maxwell (345) -- Doug Sanders

 1960 -- Arnold Palmer (338) -- Fred Hawkins

 * - Won in Playoff.

 
 Note: Formerly called Bob Hope Classic (1984-85), Bob Hope Desert Classic

       (1965-83) and Palm Springs Golf Classic (1960-64).


                      Top Contenders in the Field

                      ---------------------------

 David Duval       - Defending Champion, 3rd at Mercedes Championship

 Fred Couples      - Won this event in 1998, 14 career PGA wins

 Fred Funk         - Shot opening 66 last week, failed to break par next 3 round

 Scott Hoch        - 1994 winner of this tournament, 8 career wins

 John Huston       - Tied for 3rd last week with final round of 67

 Justin Leonard    - Playing in first event of the year, 8th on 2000 money list

 Casey Martin      - PGA TOUR rookie making his fourth career start

 Phil Mickelson    - Finished 14th on money list last year without a win

 Jesper Parnevik   - Has already posted two top-10 finishes this year in 2 event

 Hal Sutton        - Finished 6th on 2000 money list with one victory

 Mike Weir         - 11th on money list with a top-10 finish at Mercedes

 

 

 

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