Chan gets spot in US Amateur
Lorens Chan beat Alex Ching by three strokes over 36 holes to win the U.S. Amateur Sectional Qualifier at Makaha Resort Golf Course yesterday.
Chan was 5 under par and earns a spot in the U.S. Amateur Championship at Pinehurst, N.C., beginning Aug. 18.
Ching, who was 2 under par, is the first alternate, while Ryan Perez of Ewa Beach is the second alternate.
» Jeff Jackson shot a 69 to take the first-round lead in the Aloha Section PGA Senior Championship at the Mauna Lani Resort yesterday.
Defending champion Larry Stubblefield is two shots behind Jackson after shooting a 1-under-par 71.
The top five finishers who are qualified earn a spot in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship in October.
Pegasus sets record in Pacific Cup
Philippe Kahn's Pegasus arrived in Kaneohe with a record in the Pacific Cup Yacht race yesterday.
Pegasus was sailed from San Francisco double-handed, with Richard Clarke making up Kahn's crew. Pegasus' time of 7 days, 20 hours and 50 minutes broke the double-handed record set by Stan Honey and Paul Simonsen in 1992.
Rubicon III and Elise are among the boats expected to arrive today.
Hayashi hooks tourney's first fish
Hilton Grand Vacations Fishing Club landed the first tournament fish of the 49th Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament off Kona yesterday when Hidemi Hayashi hooked a Pacific blue marlin an hour into the contest.
Team Malaka of California shares the lead after the first day. Florida's Team Lantana boated the only Ahi.
Hawaii Pacific brings in soccer players
Corey Harding and Nathan Scott will join Hawaii Pacific's men's soccer team in the fall.
Harding comes from Barry University in Florida, where he was a midfielder. Scott, also a midfielder, arrives from Penn State.
The Sea Warriors were 6-9-1 last year.
Movers come back to beat Hawks
The Island Movers scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth and two more runs in the fifth and seventh to come back from behind to defeat the Hawks 5-4 at Les Murakami Stadium.
The Island Movers will face Osaka Gakuin University on Friday.
HPU pair moves on in Night Doubles
Stefan Pampulov and Henry Sommerville beat Luis Gonzaga and Stephen Royalty 6-3, 7-6, 7-5 in Blue Moon Night Doubles last night in Kailua.
Pampulov is the current HPU coach while Sommerville was the former coach at the school.
In other matches, Minh Le and Wei Yu Su beat Marti Ishida and Hiram Oyama 6-2, 6-2 while Michael Bruggemann and Erich Chen swept Kevin Konishi and Gregg Takata 7-5, 6-1.
Bradley Lum-Tucker and Jesse Paer beat Zach Hasenyager and Kevin Wong 6-4, 6-4.