Pang, Calgiuri top Kaua‘i-Am finals at Puakea

Clesson Pang of Kapa‘a fired a one-over par 73, Sunday to win the Championship Flight of the Kaua‘i Am Championship which wrapped up at the Puakea Golf Course.

Pang opened with an opening day 74, net 73, to finish the two-day tournament with a 147, six strokes ahead of Bronzen Winters (72-81) of Princeville and Pono Tokioka (76-77) of Lihu‘e, both golfers tying for second with a two-day total of 153.

Michael Garcia of Lihu‘e finished with a two-day total of 155 (77-78) for third, just a stroke ahead of Ben Ellsworth of Lihu‘e (81-75-156) to round out the leaders of the flight.

Tammy Calgiuri of Koloa dropped three strokes off her Saturday game to finish with an 80, Sunday, but was able to clinch the top spot in the Ladies Championship Flight with a two-day 157 (77-80) over Joan Dickerson of Princeville who picked up the runner-up berth with a two-day 174 (88-86).

Pearl Ferguson (88-87-175) of Kapa‘a and Amy Stewart (98-101-199) of Lihu‘e rounded out the flight.

Cynthia Swain of Kapa‘a fired a two-day 169 (83-86) to win the Ladies Senior Flight over Mae Sperry (124-122-246) of Kapa‘a.

Steve Crago of Kapa‘a was a stroke better than Alan Garcia of Lihu‘e, ending with an 81 to Garcia’s 82, Sunday to capture the top spot in the Men’s A Flight with a two-day 162 (81-81), three strokes better than Garcia’s 165 (83-82).

Keith Yamamoto (81-85) of Koloa, Dana Palama (86-80), also of Koloa, finished in a tie for third at a two-day 166.

Steve Mickle (79-90) of Kilauea and Chris Burkart (85-88) of Lihu‘e finished in a tie for fourth at a two-day 169 followed by Mario Ruiz (85-88) and Foe Auau (87-86) of Koloa tying at a two-day 173 to round out the leaders.

George Pasley of Anahola carded a four-over par 76, Sunday to lock up the Men’s Senior Flight with a two-day 154 (78-76) followed by Bill Kessler of Kalaheo (87-84-171), Curtis Law of Kapa‘a (81-93-174) and Mike Ferguson of Kapa‘a (84-90-174).

• Dennis Fujimoto can be reached at 245-3681 (ext. 253) or dfujimoto@


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