Hawaii Championship Won by Paul Goydos at Kapolei Golf Course

Congratulations to Paul Goyos, who on Sunday won his first champions tour title, winning the Hawaii Championship with four consecutive birdies at Kapolei Golf course, Oahu Hawaii.

Making his fifth start of the 50-and-over tour since turning 50 in June, Paul Goydos closed with a 4-under 68 at Kapolei Golf Club for a tournament-record 19-under 197 total. He opened with rounds of 66 and 63 for a share of the second-round lead with Fred Funk. Fred Funk finished with a 69 to tie for second with Scott Dunlap. The 58-year-old Funk had a hole-in-one on No. 16, using a 4-hybrid on the 200-yard hole.

After birdieing Nos. 14-17 to take a two-stroke lead, Goydos scrambled for bogey on the par-4 18th after flying his approach well above the green and through trees to the left of the grandstand. Goydos started the birdie run with a 6-footer on the par-5 14th, hit a 140-yard shot to an inch on the par-4 15th, holed a 15-footer on the 16th and made a 6-footer on the par-5 17th.

The putt on 16 gave broke a tie with Funk and Dunlap.

Goydos won twice on the PGA Tour, the last in the 2007 Sony Open in Hawaii.  "I love it over," Goydos said. "It's a great place to play golf."

If you would like to play Kapoeli golf course, you can book this fantastic golf course with Hawaii Tee Times.



Carl Murphy


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