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December 10, 2021

2022 Sony Open in Hawaii

    Tokyo, Japan - Sony Group Corporation ("Sony") today announced details for the "Sony Open in Hawaii" *1 golf tournament to be held from Monday, January 10 th to Sunday, January 16 th, 2022 in Oahu, Hawaii (US).
    As announced on November 8th, *2 it was decided to provide the title sponsor's exemption spots to the Japan Golf Association and the Japan Golf Tour Organization through the "Sony Open Challenge", and Keita Nakajima and Takumi Kanaya have been chosen to participate.

    Sony has sponsored the Sony Open in Hawaii continuously since 1999, and has extended its sponsorship contract for another four years until 2026. Each year, all proceeds from this event are channeled back into the Hawaiian community through partner Friends of Hawaii Charities to support children, women, the elderly, and the economically disadvantaged. With a total of approximately $22 million donated*3 to over 350 charities to date, the tournament is the largest charity sports event in Hawaii.

    • Tournament:
    • Schedule:
      Thursday,January 13th, 2022 1st day First round
      Friday,January 14th, 2022 2nd day Second round
      Saturday,January 15th, 2022 3rd day Third round
      Sunday,January 16th, 2022 4th day Final round

    Broadcast:

    The Golf Channel (US and International)

    • First – third round
      January 13th – 15th 7:00pm-10:30pm EST LIVE
    • Final round
      January 16th 6:00pm-10:00pm EST LIVE

    NHK BS-1 (Japan)

    • Third round
      January 16th 10:00am-12:30pm JST LIVE
    • Final round
      January 17th 10:00am-12:00pm JST LIVE

    Golf Network (Japan)

    • First round
      January 14th 9:00am-12:30pm JST LIVE
    • Second round
      January 15th 9:00am-12:30pm JST LIVE
    • Third round
      January 16th 9:00pm-12:45am JST LIVE
    • Final round
      January 17th 8:00am-12:15am JST LIVE

    Coverage of the Sony Open will be available on the streaming service GOLFTV powered by the PGA TOUR where all PGA TOUR tournaments are streamed live with Japanese commentary. By creating an account, you can access contents on your smartphone, tablet, PC, TV and other devices.

    GOLFTV

    • First round
      January 14th 9:00am-12:30pm JST LIVE
    • Second round
      January 15th 9:00am-12:30pm JST LIVE
    • Third round
      January 16th 9:00pm-12:30am JST LIVE
    • Final round
      January 17th 8:00am-12:00am JST LIVE

    Notable players (subject to change):

    Past Champions Patton Kizzire, Ryan Palmer, Jimmy Walker, Johnson Wagner, Jerry Kelly.
    Also, Hideki Matsuyama, Rory Sabbatini, Billy Horschel, Stewart Cink, Luke Donald,
    Jason Dufner, Takumi Kanaya, Chan Kim, Ryosuke Kinoshita, Rikuya Hoshino, Keita Nakajima

    • Course:
      Waialae Country Club (Length 7,044 yards / Par 70)
    • Purse:
      $7,500,000
    • Champion’s prize:
      $1,350,000
    • Defending Champion:
      Kevin Na
    • Host / Sponsor of Record:
      Friends of Hawaii Charities, Inc.
    • Title sponsor:
      Sony Group Corporation
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