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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Tuesday, May 4, 1999

Meyer wins playoff
for GTE golf crown

Greg Meyer of Pearl Country Club beat John Freitas of Hualalai Golf Club on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff for the GTE Hawaiian Tel Hall of Fame golf championship at Kapalua's Plantation Course yesterday.

Meyer, who shot a final-round 71, and Freitas, who had a 73, tied for first place with 36-hole totals of 145.

Kevin Hayashi, Mark Chapleski, Brendan Moynahan and Ben Hongo finished one stroke behind the leaders.

Four UH volleyball signees

Eyal Zimet, a 6-foot-3 outside hitter from Israel, and Stefan Krejci, a 6-3 setter from Austria, have signed letters of intent to play volleyball for Hawaii, along with 6-2 Tony Ching and 6-1 Trapper Perkins of Kamehameha Schools, coach Mike Wilton announced yesterday.

Zimet, Ching and Perkins will be UH freshmen this fall and Krejci will be a sophomore.

Zimet has been a starter on the Israeli national team. Krejci played on the same Austrian club team as former Rainbow Nikolas Berger.

Wright's 71 paces 'Bows

Hawaii's Van Wright shot a 1-under-par 71 in yesterday's first round of the Western Athletic Conference men's golf tournament at Pebble Beach, Calif., and was just two strokes off the individual pace.

The Rainbows were tied with San Jose State for sixth place among the 16 WAC teams with a 302 aggregate, 17 shots behind front-running Brigham Young.

BYU's Billy Harvey and Manuel Merizaide shared the individual lead with Michael Kirk of UNLV at 3-under 69.

Hawaii's Jarrod Mizusawa and Louis Mexia, shot 4-over 76 and were tied for 25th.

UH ticket-price hearing

The public will have a chance to comment on University of Hawaii football ticket prices during a meeting of the UH Athletics Advisory Board Sub-Committee at 6 p.m. tomorrow in the Stan Sheriff Center Hospitality Room.

Those wishing to comment at the meeting will be asked to register and provide written copies of their remarks and to hold their testimony to three minutes.

Rahal car at Blaisdell

The Bobby Rahal/Miller Lite Indy Champ Car, representing the first $10-million Hawaiian Super Prix, to be run at Barbers Point in November, will be on display tomorrow at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall during the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii's annual Small Business on the Move show.

Rahal is a retired former Indy 500 winner and CART national champion.

The Blaisdell show is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow. Admission is free.

Navy-Marine golf

The 47th annual Navy-Marine Men's Invitational golf tournament will take place Friday through Sunday at the Navy-Marine course, with competition in Championship, A and Senior flights.

Among the top isle golfers scheduled to play are state amateur champion Regan Lee and Pearl Open low amateur Del-Marc Fujita.



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the [Scoreboard] section.



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