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Four strokes behind at the start of the final round, Jim Furyk made a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to win the Mercedes Championships yesterday at the Plantation Course in Kapalua, Maui.

Gregory Yamamoto • The Honolulu Advertiser

Furyk wins Mercedes by one shot
Jim Furyk's persistent excellence in paradise, and possibly his wisdom, was worth $630,000 yesterday as he won the Mercedes Championships by a shot over Rory Sabbatini.

Gabrielova lifts Hawai'i over UTEP
Janka Gabrielova, Hawai'i's leader in assists per game, put on an impressive offensive display during the first half of yesterday's 63-42 basketball victory over Texas-El Paso.

Advertiser Special: The Sony Open
See a special section on the Sony Open in Hawai'i 2001, complete with hole-by-hole descriptions, information on parking and bus service, as well as stories on defending champion Paul Azinger and the comeback of Scott Simpson.

Hawai'i Sports Calendar
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New Year's Grand Sumo Tournament
Musashimaru, Takanohana tied for

Yokozuna Musashimaru (Wai'anae's Fiamalu Penitani) and fellow yokozuna Takanohana won to remain undefeated and tied for the lead. Musashimaru forced out Kotonowaka, while Takanohana forced out Tamakasuga.
Isle File
Honoka'a 4-0 in basketball

The undefeated Honoka'a High Dragon team swept St. Joseph, 49-35, and Pahoa, 74-53, this past weekend to improve to 4-0 in Big Island Interscholastic Federation boys' basketball.
Weinke won't play in Senior Bowl

After playing the final half of this past season on an injured foot, Florida State quarterback Chris Weinke did not want to risk his professional future on it.
Ferd Lewis
Open and shut case for Ishii
You can see David Ishii in ads for the Johnny Bellinger Shoot-Out that is part of the Sony Open in Hawai'i. But whether you'll be able to actually see him play in either of those events this week is up in the air.
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