Hilo's Christel Tomori was three strokes behind leader Jayne Lohr of Charleston, S.C., after the first round of the Futures Tour inaugural qualifying tournament at Lakeland, Fla., yesterday.
Tomori three shots
off pace in qualifying
Tomori shot a 1-under-par 71, putting her in a tie for fourth place.
Julie Miyagi of Honolulu posted a 73 for a share of 25th-place. Marie Miyashiro of Honolulu shot an 82 and Emily Gail of Kailua-Kona had an 86.
The first and second rounds are being played at The Club at Eaglebrooke, the home course of the SBC Futures Golf Tour, and Imperial Lakes Country Club.
After the 36-hole cut to 115 players and ties, the third and final rounds will be held at The Club at Eaglebrooke.
The top 46 finishers in the 244-player field at the 72-hole event will receive Priority 1 status for the 2000 season. All other contestants will receive Priority 2 status and be categorized according to their finish.
Commemorative state football tickets at ChevronSpecially printed commemorative Chevron State Football Championship tickets will be sold today through Dec. 4 at participating Chevron stations statewide.
With a minimum eight-gallon fill-up, customers can purchase the commemorative tickets at $1 off the regular price, up to four tickets. The regular ticket prices are $7 for adults and $5 for youth.
The tickets are good for Friday's quarterfinal games at Aloha Stadium, War Memorial Stadium on Maui and Vidinha Stadium on Kauai; for the Friday, Nov. 26, semifinal doubleheader at Aloha Stadium, and for the Dec. 4 championship game at Aloha Stadium.
Grand Slam tickets at siteTickets are still available for the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, featuring Tiger Woods, Jose Maria Olazabal, Paul Lawrie and Davis Love III, at the Poipu Bay Resort course on Kauai Nov. 22-24.
Tickets, available at the tournament, cost $40 for Monday's Pro-Am and the Tuesday-Wednesday Grand Slam, $20 for either Tuesday or Wednesday or $10 for the Pro-Am only.
Juniors (18-and-under) will be admitted free on any day if accompanied by a ticket-bearing adult.
UH coed sailors fifthThe University of Hawaii coed sailing team placed fifth last weekend at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate Yacht Racing Association North/South Intersectional at Ventura, Calif.
The regatta closed out the fall season.
UH's John Sharkey and Terry Mott earned 92 points in the A division in the seven-race event. In the B division, Molly O'Bryan, Sarah Hitchcock and Emi Tottori earned 42. Steve Brown had 24 in the C division and Adam Corpuz-Lahne 26 in the D division.
UC Santa Barbara won the regatta.