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Kenny Perry leads Hope Classic

Jan. 22, 2004 at 7:47 PM

LA QUINTA, Calif., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Kenny Perry, who contended for 2003 Player of the Year honors, shot an 8-under 66 Thursday to move in front after two rounds of the Bob Hope Classic.

Perry said earlier this week that he was worn out from a busy December of golf, brought on by his success last season. But he opened a one-shot lead with a 36-hole total of 130 in the five-round tournament.

Phil Mickelson, making his first appearance of the year, produced a bogey-free 63 and was tied at 131 with Skip Kendall and Kirk Triplett.

Mickelson missed a six-foot eagle putt at the final hole.

Paul Azinger was among those at 132 and 50-year-old Jay Haas was part of the group at 133.

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