John C. Rohrer has been named chairman of the Crosby Southern Pro-Am Golf Tournament, according to Ken Steelman, president of the 552 Club, a support group for Hoag Memorial Hospital. Rohrer, a Newport Beach resident, also served as chairman of the 1985 tournament, which raised $80,000 for the hospital.
The 1986 tournament is scheduled for Feb. 15-16 at the Irvine Coast Country Club. It will be the 12th annual event, with a field consisting of 72 professionals and 72 amateurs competing in a 36-hole competition.
A purse of $40,000 is available for the pros, while the amateurs will compete for 15 team awards and a number of prizes. The tournament is a satellite of the Bing Crosby National Pro-Am in Pebble Beach.
The world’s best women surfers will meet Sept. 21-22 at Church’s Beach in San Onofre to compete for $2,000 in prizes in the ALOE UP WISA Championships, the final event of the season in the WISA circuit.
Surfers include 1983-84 World Champion Kim Mearig of Santa Barbara, WISA Champion Tricia Gill of Huntington Beach and Debbie Beacham, defending champion of the event. Hermosa Beach’s Liz Benavidez and Australians Jodie Cooper, Pam Burridge and Tony Sawyer will also compete.
Group W Cable television, serving Fullerton, Buena Park and Placentia, will provide tape delay coverage of 10 high school football games involving six local teams this fall.
The schedule: Anaheim vs. Fullerton, tonight; El Dorado vs. Troy, Thursday; Valencia vs. El Dorado, Sept. 27; Valencia vs. Troy, Oct. 4; Sweetwater vs. Fullerton, Oct. 11; Buena Park vs. Fullerton, Oct. 18; La Habra vs. Buena Park, Oct. 25, and Sunny Hills vs. Buena Park, Nov. 1.
Group W will also carry two other regular season games, on Nov. 8 and 15, as well as four playoff games on Nov. 22 and 29 and Dec. 6 and 13.