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January 24, 2002|Associated Press

This Week

PGA TOUR

Phoenix Open

When: Today-Sunday.

Where: TPC of Scottsdale, Ariz. (7,059 yards, par 71).

Purse: $4 million. Winner's share: $720,000.

TV: USA (today-Friday, 4-6 p.m.), Channel 2 (Saturday, noon-3 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m.).

Last year: Mark Calcavecchia shot 65-60-64-67 to set tour 72-hole event records for scoring (256) and birdies (32) and match mark for relation to par (28 under). Rocco Mediate finished second, eight back.

Last week: Phil Mickelson won Bob Hope Classic in first start in five months, with birdies on final three holes of regulation and first of playoff with David Berganio Jr.

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SENIOR PGA TOUR

Senior Skins Game

When: Saturday.

Where: Wailea Resort, Gold Course (6,936 yards, par 72); Wailea, Hawaii.

Purse: $600,000 (Nos. 1-6, $20,000 each; Nos. 7-12, $30,000 each; Nos. 13-17, $40,000 each; No. 18, $100,000).

TV: Channel 7 (Saturday, noon-3 p.m.; Sunday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (nine holes daily.)

Players: Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Hale Irwin and Fuzzy Zoeller.

Last year: Irwin, given a second chance when Nicklaus birdied No. 18, birdied the first extra hole to win with $320,000. Nicklaus would have won with $260,000 if he missed four-footer that matched Gary Player's birdie and sent all four players to playoff.

Last week: Tom Kite won season-opening MasterCard Championship in Kaupulehu-Kona, leading wire-to-wire.

On Net: www.pgatour.com.

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