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December 12, 2018
Tokyo, Japan – Sony Corporation (“Sony”) today announced the overview of “Sony Open in Hawaii” to be held from Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at Oahu, Hawaii (US).
The Sony Open has been continuously sponsored by Sony since 1999. Every year, all proceeds from this event are channeled back into the Hawaiian community and donated to charitable organizations that support children, women, the elderly, and the poor. With a significant start of generating $256,000 for charities*1 in 1999, the tournament charity proceeds have surpassed the $1 million mark annually since 2005. With a total of approximately $18 million donated to 350 charities, the tournament is the largest charity sports event in Hawaii. We are now aiming for the tournament charity proceeds to be $1.2 million, to annually benefit more than 150 not-for-profit organizations.
|Thursday,January 10th, 2019||1st day First Round|
|Friday,January 11th, 2019||2nd day Second round|
|Saturday,January 12th, 2019||3rd day Third round|
|Sunday,January 13th, 2019||4th day Final Round|
Bryson DeChambeau, Charles Howell III, Defending Champion Patton Kizzire, Satoshi Kodaira, Hideki Matsuyama, Ian Poulter, Adam Scott, Webb Simpson, Vijay Singh, Steve Stricker, Jimmy Walker, Shugo Imahira, Yuki Inamori, Yuta Ikeda, Rikuya Hoshino, Takumi Kanaya (Amateur)
(In addition to professional golfers, this year’s lineup will also feature Takumi Kanaya, an amateur golfer and sophomore at Tohoku Fukushi University. Mr. Kanaya’s impressive resume includes first place at the 2018 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship. Sony supports his dream of one day competing in the PGA Tour, and we are proud to welcome him to this year’s Sony Open.)