Big Island resident Kevin Hayashi captured the 2001 Match Play Championship yesterday at the Makena North Course by defeating Todd O'Neal 6 and 5.
Hayashi beats ONeal
to win match play
Hayashi built a comfortable lead over the first 18 holes by shooting a blistering 69. O'Neal struggled to a 74. Hayashi's biggest lead was eight holes, but O'Neal cut it to six after 30, before losing on the 32nd with a par.
Seasiders get even with Yellow JacketsBrigham Young-Hawaii beat host Montana St.-Billings yesterday in PacWest women's volleyball, 30-21, 26-30, 30-27, 30-21.
The Yellow Jackets beat the Seasiders on Tuesday.
In last night's match, Xu Don led BYUH with 15 kills and Ashley Moeai added 14 more.
The Seasiders limited the Yellow Jackets to a .099 hitting percentage.
BYUH improved to 5-2 (1-1) and Billings fell to 6-3 (1-1).
Hickam golf tournament to be rescheduledThe Hickam Invitational golf tournament scheduled this week has been postponed due to the acts of terrorism in New York and Washington, D.C. The tournament will be rescheduled sometime in November or December.
For more information, contact Mamala Bay Course director of golf Tom Stanfill at 449-8048.
Toms final participant for Grand Slam of GolfPGA champion David Toms, who captured his first major championship Aug. 19, has earned the final berth of the elite foursome of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf played on Kauai.
Toms is one of three rookies making their debut in the season-ending event that brings together the winners of the year's four major championships.
The 2001 PGA Grand Slam of Golf is Nov. 20-21, and will be conducted for the eighth consecutive time at Popu Bay Golf Course. Toms will be joined by Masters champion Tiger Woods, winner of three consecutive PGA Grand Slam titles, U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen and British Open winner David Duval.
They will contend for a total purse of $1 million. The PGA Grand Slam of Golf champion will earn $400,000.
Irwin commits to play at Turtle Bay tournamentHale Irwin is the latest to commit to the inaugural $1.5 million Senior PGA Tour event that will be played Oct. 1-7 at the North Shore Turtle Bay Resort.
Irwin has compiled one of the most successful runs in Senior Tour history by winning 31 events and $13 million in only six-and-a-half years. He already has won twice this year and will be one of six top 10 money leaders scheduled for the event. For more information, contact 545-1588.
Entries due Saturday for grand prix eventPlayer entries for the 49th annual Dillingham Tennis championships are due this Saturday at 5 p.m. Hawaii's top professionals, collegiate, and amateur players will compete in one of Hawaii's top tennis tournaments.
Qualifying rounds will be held Sept. 29-30 with the finals set for Oct. 6-8. Admission is free. For more information, contact the Punahou School tennis office at 944-5835.