The Aloha Section PGA and Kapalua Golf are proud to announce the partnership with Visa Worldwide as a major sponsor of the Visa Hall of Fame Championship. PLAYED SINCE 1988, the Hall of Fame tournament is a major event for the Aloha Section PGA and consists of three flights and a purse of $26,500. The first tee time for Round #1 will be at 11:40AM on Sunday (August 24) on the Bay Course at Kapalua.
Pairings for Round #2 (August 25) will be available approximately 45 minutes after the last group finishes. The first tee time for Round #2 will be 7:00AM. Players will be paired by their gross score from Round #1, with the leaders teeing off last within each flight. The tee time rotation for Round #2 will be as followed; Super Senior, Senior, and Championship Flight.
Eligible players will also be playing for a separate purse and three qualifying spots in 2014 Aloha Senior Section Championship. In order to be eligible for event players must be at least 50 years old and play in the Senior Division of the Visa Hall of Fame. The eligible Champion and two additional qualifiers will earn a spot in the 26th Senior PGA Professional National Championship which will be held on November 13-16, 2014 at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
The Hall of Fame tournament has been played at Kapalua since 1988 starting with GTE as the major sponsor before being bought by Hawaiian TELCOM and Verizon. The tournament was then sponsored by Visa for a few years and now Visa has signed an agreement with Kapalua to be a “Proud Sponsor” of the resort allocating money to support the traditional Hall of Fame Championship and PRO-AM, and the Annual Food and Wine Festival at Kapalua. The history of the tournament draws players from throughout the state to participate. Because it is a sanctioned event of the Aloha Section PGA, players must be PGA Class-A members (Professionals who have obtained membership from the PGA of America through their management program).