The Open purse stands at $5.5 million, an increase of $500,000 over last year's amount. First-place money is $1 million. The Open will be played from June 13-16, 2002, at Bethpage State Park (Black Course) in Farmingdale, N.Y.
The Women's Open money total was increased by $100,000 to $3 million, with a first prize of $535,000. The championship will be played from July 4-7 at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kan.
The Senior Open purse was increased by $100,000 to $2.5 million, with first place worth $450,000. The championship will be held from June 27-30 at Caves Valley Golf Club in Baltimore, Md.
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