The 2016 Mitsubishi Electric Championship begins today and will run until January 23, with a distinctive Saturday finish. The Championship will be held at the Jack Nicklaus designed Hualālai Golf Club on the Big Island of Hawai‘i for the 20th consecutive year, the second longest of any event at a single course on the PGA TOUR Champions.
Defending champion Miguel Ángel Jiménez will be teeing it up this afternoon along with other notables such as: Freddie Couples, Paul Goydos, Bernhard Langer, Corey Pavin and Vijay Singh, just to name a few.
Broadcast coverage will start this afternoon on Golf Channel at 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Hawaii Time) and continue each day at 2:00 p.m. until Final Round Saturday.
About the course:
The course is located in Ka’upulehu-Kona, Hawaii, situated in stunning black lava fields along the Big Island’s Kohala Coast. The Nicklaus course contains a variety of ocean views including from the course’s signature 17th hole which practically touches the sea. The Hualālai Golf Course is a semi-private course and is reserved exclusively for resort guests…
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Hawaii Tee Times would like to wish our local friend Michelle Wie the best of luck at the 2015 U.S. Women's Open which starts tomorrow, July 9th, at Lancaster Country Club, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania!
Michelle will be defending her title as the 2014 U.S. Women's Open winner! Good Luck Michelle from all of us at HTT!!
Michelle grew up right here in Oahu playing KoOlina, if you wish to play there too
The Champions Tour comes back to beautiful Oahu for the Pacific Links Championship.
The Pacific Links Championship will be a 3 day tournament beginning Sept 20-22. This will be the second time the event has
been played at Kapolei.
World Golf Hall of Famer Vijay Singh will make his Champions Tour debut next week at the Pacific Links Hawaii Championship at Kapolei Golf Club, tournament officials said Wednesday.
The “Big Fijian” played in 19 PGA Tour events this year, with his best finish at the Sony Open In Hawaii, where he tied for 20th.
“I am very pleased to be playing my first Champions Tour event in Hawaii at the Pacific Links Hawaii Championship,” Singh said in a statement.
Singh’s 21 years as a professional golfer have included 34 PGA Tour wins, including the 2000 Masters and the 1998 and 2004 PGA Championships.
VJ, has always been a great supporter of golf here in Hawaii. He has come back year after year for the Sony Open. VJ won the 2005 Sony Open at Waialea with a 11 under score of 269.
Next week’s tournament also features Kenny Perry, Bernhard Langer and David Frost, who are currently ranked first, second and third, respectively in the season-long Charles Schwab Cup standings, as well as Isao Aoki, Sandy Lyle, Tom Kite, Nick Price, Hale Irwin, and inaugural Pacific Links Hawaii Championship defending champion Willie Wood.
Come out and support some of the greatest golfers, the competition should be great and the course is in great condition.
Hawaii Tee Times will be out at the course over the weekend taking photos of the players.
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