Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Grand Slam of Golf
tickets now available

Tickets for the PGA Grand Slam of Golf on Kauai are now on sale.

The event, which features a matchup of the winners of the four majors, will be played at Poipu Bay Resort Golf Course on Nov. 20-21. There will be a Pro-Am tournament on Nov. 19.

Tickets are $10 for the Pro-Am, $20 for each of the two days of the Grand Slam tournament or $40 for all three days.

Three-time defending Grand Slam of Golf champion Tiger Woods returns this year, along with David Duval, Retief Goosen and David Toms.

The tournament purse is $1 million, with the winner taking home $400,000.

Woods won this year's Masters to become just the second player to earn five trips to the PGAGrand Slam.

Duval won the British Open, Goosen won the U.S. Open and Toms triumphed at the PGAChampionship. All three were first-time major winners.

Hawaiian Islanders holding tryouts Saturday

The Hawaiian Islanders will hold tryouts on Saturday at 9 a.m. at Central Oahu Regional Park. The tryouts are expected to last until noon.

"I've been getting an overwhelming response at the office and even at home from players interested in joining our squad," Islanders coach Guy Benjamin said.

The Islanders are one of 37 arenafootball2 teams.

Pre-registration is $25 and the Saturday registration is $35.

For more information, call 67-ARENA or log on to

UH coed sailing second at Sloop Championships

The Hawaii coed sailing team placed second at the PCIYRA Pacific Coast Sloop Championships last weekend, behind Southern California.

Steve Brown, Adam Corpuz-Lahne, John Sharkey and Joey Pasquali sailed for Hawaii.

See line scores and results in
the [Scoreboard] section.

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