May 26, 1991 |
UCLA's LaRee Sugg made a mistake but made San Jose State pay for it. Sugg was assessed a two-stroke penalty for teeing off in front of the 13th-hole tee markers, but redeemed herself with playoff birdie to give UCLA the team title Saturday at the NCAA women's golf championship at Ohio State's Scarlet Course. San Jose State's Pat Hurst called the penalty, which also required replaying the 170-yard, par-three hole. "I was really mad after that, but not at Pat," she said.
May 5, 1991 |
It was a typical scene: Four golfers standing at a tee on the Harding course at Griffith Park shouting at the foursome ahead to play faster. Their entreaties went unheeded. So the frustrated foursome walked off the course with four holes to play. They were prepared for a four-hour round, but not five hours or longer.
August 12, 1993 |
Debbi Koyama sees the end as a new beginning. Koyama is playing this week in the U.S. Women's Amateur golf championship at San Diego Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, the final tournament of Koyama's successful amateur career. Later this month, Koyama will attend the LPGA qualifying school in Florida, where she hopes to take the first step toward earning her tour card and beginning her professional career. Thereafter, she hopes to play for pay.
August 5, 1993 |
Debbi Koyama sees the end as a beginning. Beginning on Monday, Koyama will play in the U.S. Women's Amateur golf championship at San Diego, the final tournament of Koyama's successful amateur career. Later this month, Koyama will attend the LPGA qualifying school in Florida, where she hopes to take the first step toward earning a tour card and beginning a professional career. Koyama, a 25-year-old Monrovia resident, has already proven that she can compete with the pros.
August 11, 1998 |
The NBA sent out a signal Monday that the lockout could last for months, announcing that season-ticket payments will be refunded with interest if the dispute forces the cancellation of games. "Regrettably, after last week's negotiating session there seems to be a greater likelihood that the season may not start on time," Deputy Commissioner Russ Granik said in a news release announcing the refund policy.
May 11, 1999 |
UCLA's 20th-place finish at the NCAA West Regional women's golf tournament last weekend at Houston ended the Bruins' season. It also ended the 22-year Hall-of-Fame career of Coach Jackie Tobian-Steinmann. Tobian-Steinmann led the Bruins to 43 tournament victories and a national championship in 1991. She was the National Golf Coaches Assn. coach of the year in 1996 and LPGA coach of the year in 1989. But, she admits, she is ready for a change.