February 13, 1985
The Andy Williams-San Diego Open begins today with the pro-am over the north and south courses at Torrey Pines Golf Course. Tee times range from 6:42 a.m. to 12:01 p.m. Gary Koch, the defending champion, is scheduled to play with host Andy Williams at 8:03 on the south course. Other featured pairings: --Tom Watson, the top money-winner in 1984, at 10:40 on the south. --Mark O'Meara, winner of the Crosby and Hawaiian Open, at 8:03 on the north.
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April 7, 1989 |
He's not sure why, but Orange County Superior Court Judge David G. Sills seems to have a habit of falling prey to mistaken identity. A former Irvine mayor, Sills said that even today he is sometimes confused with a mayoral successor who shot his wife a few years back. When introduced as a one-time mayor of Irvine, Sills makes a point of stressing to inquisitive strangers that he is not "that mayor."
April 8, 1990 |
It was almost inevitable that when Tony Sills broke through to win his first PGA tournament, the golfing world would be looking the other way. When Sills ended nearly 20 years of frustration and adversity with a playoff victory over Gil Morgan last Sunday in the Independent Insurance Agent Open at The Woodlands, Tex.
March 31, 1990 |
Independent Insurance Agent Open was reduced to a 54-hole event Friday after rain resulted in two delays. P.H. Horgan III had a one-shot lead with a six-under-par 66 after the first round finally was completed. Twenty-four players had not completed the first round Friday when PGA Tournament Director Mike Shea suspended play shortly after three groups had started the second round. Those players later returned to complete the first round. The second round will begin at 7 a.m.
September 27, 1986 |
Mark Calcavecchia and Paul Azinger each shot a 70 Friday to tie for the second-round lead at 138 in the $400,000 Southwest golf tournament at Abilene, Tex. The co-leaders were two shots ahead of Morris Hatalsky, who had a 74, and Jack Renner, who had the day's low round of 69 over the Fairway Oaks Golf Club course. Bob Eastwood (73), Tom Gleeton (72) and Jeff Maggert (73) were at 141.
October 23, 1988 |
Tom Byrum shot a 7-under-par 65 Saturday, and his 3-round total of 201 gave him a 4-stroke lead over 4 other golfers in the $400,000 Pensacola Open at Gulf Breeze, Fla. Bruce Lietzke, Andrew Magee, Ray Stewart and Ken Green were tied for second place at 205. Four other players were at 206 on the 7,033-yard course at Tiger Point Golf and Country Club--John Cook, Tony Sills, Bobby Wadkins and Lance Ten Broeck. Byrum's round was the second-best score of the tournament. His 64 Friday was the best.