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December 17, 2015

2016 Sony Open in Hawaii

    Tokyo, Japan - Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced the overview of "Sony Open in Hawaii" to be held from Thursday, January 14th, 2016 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 seventeen 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 $1million mark annually benefiting more than 150 not-for-profit organizations.

    • Tournament:
      Sony Open in Hawaii ("Sony Open")
    • Schedule:
      Thursday, January 14th, 2016 1st day First round
      Friday, January 15th, 2016 2nd day Second round
      Saturday, January 16th, 2016 3rd day Third round
      Sunday, January 17th, 2016 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 17th 10:00-11:49am JST LIVE
      Final round: January 18th 10:00-11:49am JST LIVE

      Golf Network (Japan)
      First round: January 15th 9:00am-12:30pm JST LIVE
      Second round: January 16th 9:00am-12:30pm JST LIVE
      Third round: January 17th 11:00pm-12:00am JST
      Final round: January 18th 11:00pm-12:00am JST
    • Main players (subject to change):
      Jason Day / Zac Johnson / Adam Scott
      Daisuke Kataoka / Satoshi Kodaira / Yusaku Miyazato / Toshinori Muto / Hideto Tanihara
    • Course:
      Waialae Country Club (Length 7,044 yards / Par 70)
    • Purse:
    • Champion's prize:
    • Defending Champion (2014 & 2015):
      Jimmy Walker
    • Host / Sponsor of Record:
      Friends of Hawaii Charities, Inc.
    • Title sponsor:
      Sony Corporation
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