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 Dates: Thursday, January 11th through Sunday, January 14th
 Sites: Omni Tucson National Golf Resort and Spa (Orange and Gold nines),
        The Gallery Golf Club, Tucson, Arizona
 Course Architect: Robert von Hagge and Bruce Devlin (1960) - Tuscon National
                   John Fought and Tom Lehman (1998) - Gallery Golf Club
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,148 (Tucson National)
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 410 Yds       10 - Par 4 456 Yds
               2 - Par 5 495 Yds       11 - Par 5 515 Yds
               3 - Par 4 377 Yds       12 - Par 3 182 Yds
               4 - Par 3 170 Yds       13 - Par 4 406 Yds
               5 - Par 4 395 Yds       14 - Par 4 405 Yds
               6 - Par 4 426 Yds       15 - Par 5 663 Yds
               7 - Par 3 202 Yds       16 - Par 4 427 Yds
               8 - Par 5 528 Yds       17 - Par 3 186 Yds
               9 - Par 4 440 Yds       18 - Par 4 465 Yds
                   -------------            -------------
                    36 3,443 Yds             36 3,705 Yds
 
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,435 (Gallery Golf Club)
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 399 Yds       10 - Par 4 461 Yds
               2 - Par 4 422 Yds       11 - Par 5 558 Yds
               3 - Par 3 179 Yds       12 - Par 3 239 Yds
               4 - Par 4 464 Yds       13 - Par 4 455 Yds
               5 - Par 4 434 Yds       14 - Par 4 422 Yds
               6 - Par 5 553 Yds       15 - Par 3 198 Yds
               7 - Par 3 197 Yds       16 - Par 5 550 Yds
               8 - Par 4 382 Yds       17 - Par 4 336 Yds
               9 - Par 5 725 Yds       18 - Par 4 461 Yds
                   -------------            -------------
                    36 3,755 Yds             36 3,680 Yds
 
 Annual: 55th
 2000 Champion: Jim Carter
 Runner-up: Chris DiMarco, Jean Van de Velde, Tom Scherrer
 Tournament Record: 263 (Lloyd Mangrum, 1949; Phil Rodgers, 1962;
                         Johnny Miller, 1975)
 54-Hole Record: 194 (Joe Campbell, 1959)
 36-Hole Record: 126 (Johnny Palmer, 1948)
 Tournament 18-hole Record: 60 (David Frost, 1990 - Randolph North)
 Tucson National Course Record: 61 (Johnny Miller, 1975)
 Total Purse: $3,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $540,000; 2nd Place - 324,000; 3rd Place - 204,000
 
                             2000 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Jim Carter             269               Steve Jones             272
 Chris DiMarco          271               Steve Lowery            273
 Jean Van de Velde      271               Kirk Triplett           273
 Tom Scherrer           271               Woody Austin            273
 Rick Fehr              272               Steve Flesch            273
 
         Past Touchstone Energy Tucson Open Winners and Runners-Up
         --------------------------------------------------------
 
 2000 -- Jim Carter (269) -- Chris DiMarco, Jean Van de Velde, Tom Scherrer
 1999 -- *Gabriel Hjertstedt (276) -- Tommy Armour III
 1998 -- David Duval (269) -- Justin Leonard, David Toms
 1997 -- Jeff Sluman (275) -- Steve Jones
 1996 -- Phil Mickelson (273) -- Bob Tway
 1995 -- Phil Mickelson (269) -- Jim Gallagher, Jr., Scott Simpson
 1994 -- Andrew Magee (270) -- J.Don Blake, L.Roberts, V.Singh, S.Stricker
 1993 -- Larry Mize (271) -- Jeff Maggert
 1992 -- Lee Janzen (270) -- Bill Britton
 1991 -- @Phil Mickelson (272) -- Tom Purtzer, Bob Tway
 1990 -- Robert Gamez (270) -- Mark Calcavecchia, Jay Haas
 1989 -- Not held due to schedule change
 1988 -- David Frost (266) -- Mark Calcavecchia, Mark O'Meara
 1987 -- Mike Reid (268) -- C.Beck, M.Calcavecchia, H.Sutton, F.Zoeller
 1986 -- Jim Thorpe (67) -- Scott Simpson
 1985 -- Jim Thorpe (4 & 3) -- Jack Renner
 1984 -- Tom Watson (2 & 1) -- Gil Morgan
 1983 -- *Gil Morgan (271) -- Curtis Strange, Lanny Wadkins
 1982 -- Craig Stadler (266) -- Vance Heafner, John Mahaffey
 1981 -- Johnny Miller (265) -- Lon Hinkle
 1980 -- Jim Colbert (270) -- Dan Halldorson
 1979 -- Bruce Lietzke (265) -- Buddy Gardner, Jim Thorpe, Tom Watson
 1978 -- Tom Watson (276) -- Bobby Wadkins
 1977 -- *Bruce Lietzke (275) -- Gene Littler
 1976 -- Johnny Miller (274) -- Howard Twitty
 1975 -- Johnny Miller (263) -- John Mahaffey
 1974 -- Johnny Miller (272) -- Ben Crenshaw
 1973 -- Bruce Crampton (277) -- George Archer, Gay Brewer, Labron Harris, Jr.
 1972 -- *Miller Barber (273) -- George Archer
 1971 -- J.C. Snead (273) -- Dale Douglass
 1970 -- *Lee Trevino (275) -- Bob Murphy
 1969 -- Lee Trevino (271) -- Miller Barber
 1968 -- George Knudson (273) -- Frank Beard, Frank Boynton
 1967 -- Arnold Palmer (273) -- Chuck Courtney
 1966 -- *Joe Campbell (278) -- Gene Littler
 1965 -- Bob Charles (271) -- Al Geiberger
 1964 -- Jack Cupit (274) -- Rex Baxter
 1963 -- Don January (266) -- Gene Littler, Phil Rodgers
 1962 -- Phil Rodgers (263) -- Jim Ferrier
 1961 -- *Dave Hill (269) -- Tommy Bolt, Bud Sullivan
 1960 -- Don January (271) -- Bob Harris
 1959 -- Gene Littler (266) -- Joe Campbell, Art Wall
 1958 -- Lionel Hebert (265) -- Don January
 1957 -- *Dow Finsterwald (269) -- Don Whitt
 1956 -- Ted Kroll (264) -- Dow Finsterwald
 1955 -- Tommy Bolt (265) -- Bud Holscher, Art Wall
 1954 -- Not held
 1953 -- Tommy Bolt (265) -- Chandler Harper
 1952 -- Henry Williams (274) -- Cary Middlecoff
 1951 -- Lloyd Mangrum (269) -- J.Burke, Jr., J.Turnesa, L.Worsham
 1950 -- Chandler Harper (267) -- Sam Snead
 1949 -- Lloyd Mangrum (269) -- Al Smith
 1948 -- Skip Alexander (264) -- Johnny Palmer
 1947 -- Jimmy Demaret (264) -- Ben Hogan
 1946 -- Jimmy Demaret (264) -- Herman Barron
 1945 -- Ray Mangrum (268) -- Byron Nelson
 
 * - Won in playoff
 @ - Amateur
 
 Note: Formerly called Tucson Chrysler Classic (1997-98), Nortel Open (1996),
       Northern Telecom Open (1991-95), Northern Telecom Tucson Open (1988-90),
       Seiko-Tucson Open (1987), Seiko-Tucson Match Play Championships
       (1984-86), Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (1977-83), NBC Tucson Open (1976),
       Dean Martin Tucson Open (1973-75), Tucson Open (1962-72), Home of the
       Sun Invitational (1961), Tucson Open (1945-60).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 John Daly         - Finished 188th on money list last year with no top-10's
 Steve Elkington   - Made 14 of 17 cuts in 2000 with one top-10 finish
 Mark Calcavecchia - 23rd on 2000 money list with two seconds and two thirds
 Fred Couples      - Posted five top-10's last year in just 19 events
 Steve Flesch      - Finished 13th on last year's money list, 13 top-10's
 Lee Janzen        - Two-time U.S. Open champion, only 2 top-10's in 2000
 P-Ulrik Johansson - Recorded five top-10 finishes on European Tour last year
 Bernhard Langer   - Second on the all-time wins list in Europe with 37
 Casey Martin      - Received sponsor exemption, made 14 of 29 cuts last year
 Bob May           - 2000 highlight was runner-up to Tiger at PGA Championship
 Billy Mayfair     - Struggled last year finishing 106th on money list
 Craig Stadler     - Lost to Els in quarterfinals at Match Play Championship
 Toru Taniguchi    - Defeated Els in consolation match in Australia last week
 

 

 

 

 

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