This week's tournaments

April 22, 1999

PGA Tour

Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic

Site: Greensboro, N.C.

Schedule: Today-Sunday.

Course: Forest Oaks Country Club (7,062 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2.6 million.

Winner's share: $468,000.

TV: The Golf Channel and Fox Sports Net (today-tomorrow, 4-6: 30 p.m.) and CBS (Saturday, 4-6 p.m.; Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).

Last year: Trevor Dodds won on the first playoff hole against Scott Verplank.

Last week: Glen Day won the MCI Classic in a one-hole playoff with Payne Stewart and Jeff Sluman for his first PGA Tour win.

Notes: Sam Snead is the only player to win consecutive Greensboro titles. He won eight overall, repeating in 1950 and 1956. Dodds' winner's share of $396,000 last year was more then he had won in any of his year's on the tour. Next is the Shell Houston Open, followed by the COMPAQ Classic of New Orleans.

LPGA Tour

Chick-fil-A Charity Championships Site: Stockbridge, Ga.

Schedule: Tomorrow-Sunday.

Course: Eagles Landing Country Club.

Purse: $800,000.

Winner's share: $120,000.

TV: ESPN2 (tomorrow, 1-3 p.m.; Saturday, 2-4 p.m.; Sunday, 2: 30-4: 30 p.m.).

Last year: Liselotte Neumann defeated Lorie Kane and Dottie Pepper by three strokes.

Last week: No event scheduled.

Notes: The LPGA Tour resumes in Stockbridge, Ga. after a two week break. The victory was Neumann's 12th career title. Laura Davies holds the 54-hole tournament record of 201 (-15). Next is the City of Hope Myrtle Beach Classic in Murrells Inlet, S.C. followed by the Mercury Titleholders Championship in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Senior PGA Tour

The Home Depot Invitational

Site: Charlotte, N.C.

Schedule: Tomorrow-Sunday.

Course: Tournament Players Club at Piper Glen.

Purse: $1.2 million.

Winner's share: $180,000.

TV: ESPN (tomorrow 3-5 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 5: 30-7 p.m.).

Last year: Jim Dent defeated Bob Charles on the second playoff hole for his second consecutive win at Piper Glen.

Last week: Allen Doyle shot an 8-under-par 64 Sunday to make up a four-shot deficit and finish at 14-under 274. It was the best final round in the tournament's 60-year history to win his first Senior Tour major.

Notes: Dent has won an event in five straight seasons and in eight of his 10 years on the tour. He has 12 titles overall. Both of Dent's wins at Piper Glen have come in two-hole playoffs. Doyle jumped to the money-leaders list with his victory last week. Bruce Fleisher is second. Fleisher leads five out of 10 statistical categories.

Pub Date: 4/22/99

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