FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CYR TAKES ONE-STROKE LEAD
HEADING INTO FINAL ROUND OF MID-PACIFIC OPEN
LANIKAI, HAWAII – APRIL 21, 2018 – Morning showers sprinkled the fairways and greens during Round 3 of the 2018 Mid-Pacific OPEN. Past-champion Samuel Cyr carded an impressive three-under par (69) giving him a one-stroke lead heading into the final round. Round 2 leader, Brent Grant, posted fifteen pars today shooting a one-over par (73). Defending champion, Jared Sawada, carded the low-round score today of a five-under par (67). He currently sits at (-3) for the tournament, tied for 6th place.
After posting a two-under par (70), Tyler Ota is currently leading the Championship Division with a tournament total of (72+71+70= 213). Ota is now six strokes in front of Punahou senior Remington Hirano.
Howard Miao still sits at the top of the leaderboard for A-Flight at (+17), just two strokes ahead Skyler Uehara (+19). Christopher Han is leading B-Flight at (245).
Tomorrow’s tee times will begin at 6:50 AM off the 1st and 10th tee. Spectators are welcome to follow the players and experience the beauty of Mid-Pacific Country Club. Following the final round tomorrow, all players are invited to attend the awards banquet in the main ballroom of the Clubhouse.
OFFICIAL CUT SCORES
PROFESSIONAL – 152
CHAMPIONSHIP – 160
A-FLIGHT – 171
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.
Visionary Video – Kona, Hawaii will be providing tournament footage and interviews during the event on behalf of the committee.
Executive Director / C.E.O.
PGA of America – Aloha Section