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GOLF / SHAV GLICK : Stroke Play to Decide Sectional PGA Title

July 01, 1990|SHAV GLICK

Southpaw Phil Mickelson of San Diego and Arizona State heads the 1990 College All-American team after winning his second consecutive NCAA championship and leading the Sun Devils to the team championship. Others selected: Chris DiMarco and Dudley Hart, Florida; David Duval, Georgia Tech; Craig Hainline and Kevin Whitworth, Oklahoma State; Scott Medlin, Miami, and Chris Patton, Clemson. . . . The women's first team included Brandie Burton and Amy Fruhwirth of Arizona State and Tracy Nakamura of USC. Cathy Mockett of Newport Beach and Tulsa, winner of the U. S. Women's Public Links title last week, was a second-team selection, along with Dana Arnold of USC and Jean Zedlitz of UCLA.

Hale Irwin's consecutive victories in the U.S. Open and Westchester Open moved him up to 20th in the world rankings. Greg Norman continues to be No. 1, followed by Nick Faldo, J.M. Olazabal, Payne Stewart, Seve Ballesteros, Paul Azinger, Curtis Strange, Ian Woosman and Tom Kite. . . . Riviera CC members will establish a scholarship in the memory of Oneil Hadnott, a former club champion who died March 15. A fund-raising tournament will be held July 11. Eddie Koblitz, who shot an 88 for a net 65, won the Riviera seniors championship, a title Hadnott once held. It was Koblitz's first tournament victory since 1967, when he was at Lake Arrowhead CC. Another Riviera senior, Walter Keller, is 81 and plays to a six handicap.

John Wilson of Palm Desert, fresh from consecutive victories in the Mission Hills and Greater Palm Springs Opens, will set his sights on the Las Vegas Open, starting Wednesday at the Legacy course in Henderson, Nev., and the Soboba Springs Shootout July 12-13 at Soboba Springs CC in Hemet. Wilson, with $25,333 in earnings, is the leading money-winner of the Spalding Golden State Players Tour. The tour will also be at Shadowridge CC in Vista Monday. . . . Entertainment and sports celebrities will participate in the third annual Defeat Diabetes Invitational on July 16 at Riviera CC, with proceeds going to the American Diabetes Assn. Tickets are $350 or $1,400 for a foursome.

For the women: The 19th SoCal Women's Masters will be played on July 9 at Industry Hills, July 10 at California CC and July 11 at Sierra La Verne. The defending champion is Julie Lynd, a former professional from Lake Arrowhead. Other favorites include Linda Pearson of La Canada, Sue Ewart of Old Ranch, Millie Stanley of Wilshire, Jodie Kulp of Candlewood and Marie Kuhn of Sepulveda. . . . Players West pros will play a 54-hole tournament July 9-11 at Canyon Crest CC in Riverside. . . . Sectional qualifying for the U.S. Women's Open will be held Monday at Hillcrest CC. The Open is July 12-15 at the Atlanta Athletic Club course. . . . The California Junior Girls' Championships will be played July 9-13 at Monterey Peninsula CC in Pebble Beach. . . . After winning 32 consecutive El Caballero CC club championships, Helen Knight finished in a tie for second place with Lee Cone this year, as Daryl Gerber was the winner.

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