Grant Captures 61st Mid-Pacific Open
LANIKAI, HAWAII – APRIL 28, 2019 – Sunny skies peaked out just in time for Round 4 of the 2019 MID PACIFIC OPEN. After a record breaking first round, Brent Grant was able to hold on to his four-day lead and capture the 2019 Mid Pacific Open title. After a rocky start in the final round, Grant was able to steady his play carding a one under (71). With the title, Grant will take home the $15,000 payout. Past champion Jared Sawada made a strong run in his final round but came up one stroke short, firing an impressive four under (68).
In Championship Flight, defending champion Tyler Ota carded a one under (71) to end up in a tie with overnight leader Matt Ma. Ultimately, Tyler would again capture the low amateur title, birdieing the first playoff hole over Matt’s par.
In A-Flight, Tim McClaren held onto his four-day lead to capture the A-Flight Champion title. McClaren dominated the field, finishing with a four-day total of (312). Russ Fitton finished in 2nd place, thirteen strokes back with a total of (325). In B-Flight, Ka’ena Kaulia would go on to win his flight after posting a four-day total of (331).
Concluding on Friday, David Ishii, PGA won the Senior Professional flight, with a +5 (149) total. In Senior Amateur flight, Kim Perry beat the competition after posting a +10 (154) total.
On behalf of the ALOHA SECTION PGA, we would like to thank the members of Mid-Pacific Country for sharing their golf course with all of us over the last five days. We look forward to having you join us again in April 2020 for at the 62nd MID-PACIFIC OPEN.
OFFICIAL CUT SCORES
PROFESSIONAL – 158
CHAMPIONSHIP – 163
A-FLIGHT – 172
About Mid-Pacific Country Club: Located in the world renowned community of Lanikai on Oahu’s picturesque windward side, the private Mid Pacific Country Club has provided its members with spectacular views, first class golf and a retreat from everyday life for over 88 years. The highly acclaimed golf course has hosted some of the finest golfers in the world and the large Clubhouse provides unrivaled entertainment venues. Nestled between the Ko’olau Mountains and iconic Mokulua Islands, “Mid-Pac” is truly a very special place for the young at heart.
About the Aloha Section PGA: The Aloha Section PGA was established in 1976, and today is comprised of over 230 golf Professionals working at over 90 facilities within the Section. The mission of the Aloha Section (ASPGA) is that purpose of the PGA of America, to promote the enjoyment and involvement in the game of golf and to contribute to its growth by providing services to golf professionals and the golf industry. The ASPGA provides competitive playing opportunities, educational seminars, and growth of the game initiatives, within the state of Hawaii.
Executive Director / C.E.O.
PGA of America – Aloha Section