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December 13, 2016

2017 Sony Open in Hawaii

    Tokyo, Japan - Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced the overview of "Sony Open in Hawaii" to be held from Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at Oahu, Hawaii (US).
    The event is the largest charity golf event in Hawaii and every year all proceeds from this event are channeled back into the Hawaiian community since 1999. In just eighteen years, the Sony Open has emerged as a leader in charitable giving in the state. With a significant start of generating $256,000 for 43 charities in 1999, tournament charity proceeds now surpass the $1 million mark annually benefiting more than 150 not-for-profit organizations.

    • Tournament:
      Sony Open in Hawaii ("Sony Open")
    • Schedule:
      Thursday, January 12th, 2017 1st day First round
      Friday, January 13th, 2017 2nd day Second round
      Saturday, January 14th, 2017 3rd day Third round
      Sunday, January 15th, 2017 4th day Final round
    • Broadcast:
      The Golf Channel (US and International)
      First - third round: 7:00-10:30pm EST LIVE
      Final round: 6:00-10:00pm EST LIVE

      NHK BS-1 (Japan)
      Third round: January 15th 10:00am- JST LIVE
      Final round: January 16th 10:00am- JST LIVE

      Golf Network (Japan)
      First round: January 13th 9:00am-12:30pm JST LIVE
      Second round: January 14th 9:00am-12:30pm JST LIVE
      Third round: January 15th 9:00am-10:00am JST LIVE, 4:00pm-06:00pm JST
      Final round: January 16th 8:00am-10:00am JST LIVE, 4:00pm-07:00pm JST

    • Main players (subject to change):
      Stewart Cink / Jason Dufner / Bill Haas / Jerry Kelly / Hideki Matsuyama / Charl Schwartzel
      Webb Simpson / Brandt Snedecker / David Toms
    • Course:
      Waialae Country Club (Length 7,044 yards / Par 70)
    • Purse:
    • Champion's prize:
    • Defending Champion:
      Fabian Gomez
    • Host / Sponsor of Record:
      Friends of Hawaii Charities, Inc.
    • Title sponsor:
      Sony Corporation
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