The Sony Open aka The Hawaiian Open is the largest golf charity event in the Hawaiian Islands. Started in 1965 the tournament took on an official sponsor in 1999 and became the Sony Open, raising more than $15 million for more than 150 local charities.
The Waialae Country Club has hosted the event since it’s inception and recently celebrated 50 years as tournament host. 2018 will mark the 20th anniversary of Sony’s participation in this highly anticipated Golfing event held annually in Kahala on O’ahu’s South Shore.
Televised world wide to over 220 countries, the Sony Open is the most international event on the PGA tour attracting 144 of the best golfers in the world.
January 9 to January 15, 2017
The 2017 field to-date includes 10 past Sony Open champions including Fabian Gomez (2016), Jimmy Walker (2015/2014), Johnson Wagner (2012), Russell Henley (2013), Ryan Palmer (2010), Zach Johnson (2009), KJ Choi (2008), David Toms (2006), Vijay Singh (2005) and Jerry Kelly (2002). Other top-ranked PGA TOUR pros scheduled to appear include: Hideki Matsuyama, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Scott Piercy, Chris Kirk, Pat Perez, Luke List, Mackenzie Hughes, Keegan Bradley, Jason Dufner, Camilo Villegas, Bill Haas, Charles Howell III, Russell Knox, Davis Love III and Webb Simpson.
The PGA TOUR pros will be competing for a share of the $6 million purse (increased from $5.8 million last year) with Sunday's champion taking home $1,080,000 in prize money.
Waialae Country Club
4997 Kahala Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816 United States