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SHIMOMURA WINS ASSISTANTS CHAMPIONSHIP

 Honolulu,Hawaii – Kevin Shimomura of (Pearl City, Hawaii) won the National Car Rental Aloha PGA Assistant Championship Tuesday, August 19 at Pearl Country Club in Aiea, Hawaii.

 

 “This tournament is a great opportunity for us (assistants)”, said Shimomura, an assistant at Ko Olina Golf Club. “We appreciate National Car Rental’s support for this event.” By winning, Shimomura qualified for the 38th National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship, Oct.  30 – Nov. 2, at PGA Golf Club (Wanamaker Course) in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The facility will be hosting its nineteenth consecutive PGA Assistant Championship.

 

 Shimomura, (31), posted a final-round (74) for a tournament total of (148) and a (3)-stroke victory over Brandon Nahale, Juan Rodriguez and Jason Jakovac.

 

 “The course was tough and I thought I played well but he (Kevin) just played better”, said Nahale who is an assistant at Waialae Country Club. Nahale earned the spot as first alternate from the Aloha Section.

 

As the two eligible qualifiers from the Aloha Section, Shimomura and Nahale, will earn bonus money of $800 and $400 respective from National Car Rental for their finish in the tournament. 

 

The 126-man field for this year’s 38th edition of the PGA Assistant Championship consists of the top-4 finishers from last year’s Championship, if eligible, as well assistant’s and apprentices from a weighted average of total entries of the 41 PGA Sections. 

 

The winner of the 38th National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship earns $9,000 out of a total purse of $100,000. The top-70 finishers and ties after the second round will make the cut. 

 

The Aloha Section would also like to thank Pearl Country Club for hosting this year’s tournament.

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RODRIGUEZ AND SHIMOMURA TIED FOR LEAD AT ASSISTANTS CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

The first round of the 2014 Aloha Section National Car Rental Championship finished with great weather conditions today at Pearl Country Club.

 Round #1 finished today with Kevin Shimomura (Ko Olina Golf Club) and Juan Rodriguez (Nanea Golf Club) tied for the lead at 2-over (74). Just two strokes back of the leaders is Waialae Country Club’s Brandon Nahale at (76). The eligible winner of this tournament will earn a spot in the 38th National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship, at PGA Golf Club, Port St. Lucie, Florida on October 30 – November 2, 2014.

 Tee times for tomorrow morning will begin at 8:24 AM at Pearl Country Club.

 

 

 

 

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The 2014 Aloha Section National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship, will be held at Pearl Country Club on Monday August 18-19. The eligible winner for this event will advance to the 38th National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship , at PGA Golf Club, Port St. Lucie, Florida on October 30 – November 2, 2014

 

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TEAM HAWAII DECLARED CHAMPIONS AT 42ND JUNIOR AMERICA’S CUP

 

On behalf of the Aloha Section PGA Board of Directors it gives me great pleasure to share with all of you the exciting news of Team Hawaii’s victory last week at the 42nd Annual Junior America’s Cup in Vancouver, British Columbia – Canada.

PGA Professional Rick Castillo has been captain of Team Hawaii since 2006 and led the boys on their journey to Canada. The members of this year’s team were Kyle Suppa, Kyosuke Hara, Spencer Dunaway, and Shawn Lu. Shawn was the “rock” of the team posting 73-72-70 = 215 at Shaughness Golf and Country Club. Shawn’s 2-under par finish on the final round would give him a 3-stroke lead to capture the Sally Pini trophy for the individual championship. 

Attached is a picture of Team Hawaii at the awards ceremony. From left to right: Kyle Suppa, Spencer Dunaway, Shawn Lu, Kyosuke Hara and Captain Rick Castillo, PGA.

We would like to express our sincerest ‘Mahalo nui loa’ to Rick for his stewardship of Team Hawaii and encourage each of you to congratulate these men on their victory

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MASON SETS TOURNAMENT RECORD TO WIN HILO INVITATIONAL

Congratulations to Nick Mason — 2014 Hilo Invitational Champion

In its seventeen year history, Nick Mason’s impressive score of 16-under par (126) is now the official tournament record. Playing partners Jared Sawada and Max Bonk watched Mason as his smashed his way around the course to post a final round score of (65) today even with a double bogey on the 17th hole.  Bonk ended up six strokes back of Mason at (132) after posting a Round #2 total of (66) and Jake Grodzinsky finished three strokes back at (135).

Corey Kozuma captured this year’s amateur title finishing 2-under par at (140), just one stroke ahead of Isaac Jaffurs (141). The amateur flight rounded out a three way tie for third place with Ric Yamamoto, Trevor Hirata and Tommy Yamashita all finishing at (142).

On behalf of the Hilo Invitational committee we would like to thank all of our sponsors especially Puna Rock, Co., Big Island Candies, County of Hawaii, Big Island Junior Golf Association and the staff at the Hilo Municipal Golf Course. We would also like to express our appreciation to the players that participant in our tournament every year.

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