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 Dates: Thursday, January 25th through Sunday, January 28th
 Site: Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale (Stadium Course), Scottsdale, AZ
 Course Architect: Jay Morrish and Tom Weiskopf (1986)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 7,089
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 410 Yds       10 - Par 4 403 Yds
               2 - Par 4 416 Yds       11 - Par 4 469 Yds
               3 - Par 5 554 Yds       12 - Par 3 195 Yds
               4 - Par 3 175 Yds       13 - Par 5 595 Yds
               5 - Par 4 453 Yds       14 - Par 4 444 Yds
               6 - Par 4 409 Yds       15 - Par 5 501 Yds
               7 - Par 3 215 Yds       16 - Par 3 162 Yds
               8 - Par 4 470 Yds       17 - Par 4 332 Yds
               9 - Par 4 448 Yds       18 - Par 4 438 Yds
                   -------------            -------------
                    35 3,550 Yds             36 3,539 Yds
 
 Annual: 66th
 Defending Champion: Tom Lehman
 Runner-up: Rocco Mediate, Robert Allenby
 Tournament Record: 258 (Steve Jones, 1997)
 54-Hole Record: 191 (Steve Jones, 1997)
 36-Hole Record: 126 (Steve Jones, 1997)
 Course Record: 60 (Grant Waite, 1996)
 9-Hole Record: 29 (Payne Stewart, 1987; Bob Lohr, 1988; Steve Elkington and
                    Davis Love III, 1989, Mark Lye, 1991; Dillard Pruitt, 1992;
                    Hal Sutton, 1993; Grant Waite, 1996; Scott Verplank, 1998)
 Total Purse: $4,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $720,000; 2nd Place - 432,000; 3rd Place - 272,000
 
                             2000 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Tom Lehman             270               Hal Sutton              272
 Rocco Mediate          271               Edward Fryatt           273
 Robert Allenby         271               Mark Calcavecchia       273
 Brandt Jobe            272               Steve Flesch            273
 Kirk Triplett          272               Eight players at        274
 
            Past Phoenix Open Winners and Runners-up
            ----------------------------------------
 
 2000 -- Tom Lehman (270) -- Rocco Mediate, Robert Allenby
 1999 -- Rocco Mediate (273) -- Justin Leonard
 1998 -- Jesper Parnevik (269) -- T.Armour III, B.Geiberger, S.Pate, T.Watson
 1997 -- Steve Jones (258) -- Jesper Parnevik
 1996 -- *Phil Mickelson (269) -- Justin Leonard
 1995 -- *Vijay Singh (269) -- Billy Mayfair
 1994 -- Bill Glasson (268) -- Bob Estes
 1993 -- Lee Janzen (273) -- Andrew Magee
 1992 -- Mark Calcavecchia (264) -- Duffy Waldorf
 1991 -- Nolan Henke (268) -- Gil Morgan, Curtis Strange, Tom Watson
 1990 -- Tommy Armour III (267) -- Jim Thorpe
 1989 -- Mark Calcavecchia (263) -- Chip Beck
 1988 -- *Sandy Lyle (269) -- Fred Couples
 1987 -- Paul Azinger (268) -- Hal Sutton
 1986 -- Hal Sutton (267) -- Calvin Peete, Tony Sills
 1985 -- Calvin Peete (270) -- Morris Hatalsky, Doug Tewell
 1984 -- Tom Purtzer (268) -- Corey Pavin
 1983 -- *Bob Gilder (271) -- Rex Caldwell, Johnny Miller, Mark O'Meara
 1982 -- Lanny Wadkins (263) -- Jerry Pate
 1981 -- David Graham (268) -- Lon Hinkle
 1980 -- Jeff Mitchell (272) -- Rik Massengale
 1979 -- #Ben Crenshaw (199) -- Jay Haas
 1978 -- Miller Barber (272) -- Lee Trevino, Jerry Pate
 1977 -- *Jerry Pate (277) -- Dave Stockton
 1976 -- Bob Gilder (268) -- Roger Maltbie
 1975 -- Johnny Miller (260) -- Jerry Heard
 1974 -- Johnny Miller (271) -- Lanny Wadkins
 1973 -- Bruce Crampton (268) -- Steve Melnyk, Lanny Wadkins
 1972 -- Homero Blancas (273) -- Lanny Wadkins
 1971 -- Miller Barber (261) -- Billy Casper, Dan Sikes
 1970 -- Dale Douglass (271) -- Howie Johnson, Gene Littler
 1969 -- Gene Littler (263) -- Miller Barber, Don January, Billy Maxwell
 1968 -- George Knudson (272) -- Julius Boros, Sam Carmichael, Jack Montgomery
 1967 -- Julius Boros (272) -- Ken Still
 1966 -- Dudley Wysong (278) -- Gardner Dickinson
 1965 -- Rod Funseth (274) -- Bert Yancey
 1964 -- Jack Nicklaus (271) -- Bob Brue
 1963 -- Arnold Palmer (273) -- Gary Player
 1962 -- Arnold Palmer (269) -- B.Casper, D.Fairfield, B.McCallister, J.Nicklaus
 1961 -- *Arnold Palmer (270) -- Doug Sanders
 1960 -- *Jack Fleck (273) -- Bill Collins
 1959 -- Gene Littler (268) -- Art Wall
 1958 -- Ken Venturi (274) -- Walter Burkemo, Jay Hebert
 1957 -- Billy Casper (271) -- Cary Middlecoff, Mike Souchak
 1956 -- Cary Middlecoff (276) -- Mike Souchak
 1955 -- Gene Littler (275) -- Billy Maxwell, Johnny Palmer
 1954 -- *Ed Furgol (272) -- Cary Middlecoff
 1953 -- Lloyd Mangrum (272) -- Johnny Bulla, Ted Kroll, Bo Winiger
 1952 -- Lloyd Mangrum (274) -- E.J. Harrison
 1951 -- Lew Worsham (272) -- Lawson Little
 1950 -- Jimmy Demaret (269) -- Sam Snead
 1949 -- *Jimmy Demaret (278) -- Ben Hogan
 1948 -- Bobby Locke (268) -- Jimmy Demaret
 1947 -- Ben Hogan (270) -- Lloyd Mangrum, Ed Oliver
 1946 -- *Ben Hogan (273) -- Herman Keiser
 1945 -- Byron Nelson (274) -- Denny Shute
 1944 -- *Harold McSpaden (273) -- Byron Nelson
 1943 -- Not Held due to World War II
 1942 -- Herman Barron (276) -- Henry Picard
 1941 -- Porkie Oliver (275) -- Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson
 1940 -- Ed Oliver (205) -- Ben Hogan
 1939 -- Byron Nelson (198) -- Ben Hogan
 1938 -- Not Held due to recession
 1937 -- Not Held due to recession
 1936 -- Not Held due to recession
 1935 -- Ky Laffoon (281) -- Craig Wood
 1934 -- Ky Laffoon (Pro-Am) -- Johnny Revolta
 1933 -- Harry Cooper (281) -- Horton Smith, Ray Mangrum
 1932 -- Ralph Guldahl (285) -- John Perelli
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 # - Rain Shortened.
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Tom Lehman        - Defending champion, already two top-10's in 3 events
 Robert Allenby    - Two-time winner last year, finished 16th in money
 Stuart Appleby    - Finished 24th on money list in 2000 with 5 top-10's
 David Duval       - Finished 7th at Mercedes in his only 2001 start
 Ernie Els         - Has registered three top-five's in three starts in 2001
 Carlos Franco     - Made 20 of 24 cuts in 2000 with one win and six top-10's
 Sergio Garcia     - Posted five top-10's in 16 events last year, 2 missed cuts
 Miguel A. Jimenez - Finished 11th on 2000 Order of Merit, six top-10's
 Phil Mickelson    - Four-time winner and three-time runner-up in 2000
 Jose M. Olazabal  - Had one win and seven top-10's last year on European Tour
 Jesper Parnevik   - Posted a pair of wins last year on PGA Tour
 Nick Price        - Finished second twice and third three times in 2000
 Vijay Singh       - 9th on money list with one top-10, 3 for 3 in cuts made
 Steve Stricker    - Won the World Match Play Championship in Australia
 Hal Sutton        - Two wins and 11 top-10's in 2000, 4th on money list
 Mike Weir         - Finished 6th on 2000 money list with one win, 8 top-10's
 Tiger Woods       - Tied for 8th in his first start of the season in Hawaii
 

 

 

 

 

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