Category Archives: Tournament News

BRAXTON AND NELSON WIN BIG ISLAND CANDIES TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Congratulations to David Braxton and Kirk Nelson for winning the 2014 Big Island Candies team championship at Hokuli’a this year. Braxton and Nelson posted an impressive (34-33=67), fighting their way to first after a 5th place finish in Round #1. For their first place finish Braxton and Nelson earn a team prize of $3,000.

 Defending champions Lance Taketa and Kevin Hayashi finished tied at 134 with Darren Sayre and Chris Keiter. Last year these two teams ended up in a 6-hole playoff which Taketa and Hayashi won with a 60 foot putt.

 On behalf of the Aloha Section PGA we would like to recognize The Club at Hokuli’a and its members for hosting this annual event for the Section. We are also grateful for the support of Big Island Candies (Allan Ikawa) for their continued sponsorship.

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SEKI AND GOUVEIA HEAT UP THE FIRST ROUND AT HOKULI’A

Fifteen teams from across the islands teed it up today at The Club at Hokuli’a to kick off the 2014 Aloha Section PGA tournament season in the Big Island Candies Team Championship. In its 16th year, Big Island Candies continues its sponsorship of this 2-day/36-hole team competition exclusively for PGA members and apprentices of the Aloha Section.

With a team score of (63) Elliot Gouveia/Mark Seki are the leaders in the clubhouse after Round #1. Hot on their heels by one stroke at (64) are the teams of David Havens/Stephen Sanchez, Justin Williams/Kevin Shimomura, and Kevin Hayashi/Lance Taketa. The first group will tee off tomorrow at 8:00 AM with the leaders teeing off last at 9:10 AM. The format for the final round tomorrow will be Best Ball.

On behalf of the Aloha Section PGA, we would like to express our appreciation to Big Island Candies for their continued support of this exclusive member/apprentice event.

TOURANMENT INFORMATION

PAIRINGS

SCORING

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The month of April kicks off with the 2014 BIG ISLAND CANDIES TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP at Hokuli’a. Sponsored by Big Island Candies this 2-player team event is hosted by the members of Hokuli’a. On Monday the players will tee off at 12:00PM in a team scramble format. The second round will start 8:00AM and will be Best Ball format.

 The Aloha Section PGA is proud to partner up with Big Island Candies to host this annual tournament at Hokuli’a. Information regarding tee times and scores can be found on the links provided below.

 

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2014 SONY OPEN IN HAWAII MONDAY QUALIFIER

 

It was another beautiful morning at Turtle Bay’s as the sun stretched its rays across the lush fairways of the Arnold Palmer course. Gentle trade winds allowed players to go low today as Corey Renfrew and Jeffrey Hamm posted today low score of (66).

The top forty (40) players plus ties have advanced to tomorrow’s Monday Qualifier. Players that shot 74 and better have qualified for Monday’s round.

Below are the tee times for tomorrow.

TOURNAENT INFORMATION

PAIRINGS — MONDAY QUALIFIER —- PRINT

 RESULTS —- MONDAY QUALIFIER

 

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2014 SONY OPEN IN HAWAII — PRE-QUALIFIER

As the New Year begins the first event starts at Turtle Bay’s Arnold Palmer course for the 2014 SONY OPEN in HAWAII’s Pre-Qualifier (Sunday 1/5) and Monday Qualifier (1/6). There are 75 professionals and amateurs teeing it up for the Pre-Qualifier and the top forty 40 (plus ties) will advance to the Monday Qualifier.

 

The first tee time will be at 7:30 AM off the 1st tee and 10th tee. Attached are pairings for the Sunday’s event. Following the completion of the round tee times will be published for Monday’s Qualifier which will begin at approximately 7:30 AM off the 1st and 10th tee of the Arnold Palmer course. The top four finishers from Monday’s Qualifier will advance to the 2014 SONY OPEN IN HAWAII.

 For more information about the Pre-Qualifier or the Monday Qualifier, please email me at wwailehua@pgahq.com or contact the Section office at 808-593-2230.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

PAIRINGS – Pre-QualifierPRINT

RESULTS – Pre-Qualifier

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