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SONY OPEN RELATED STORIES






DATES:  Thursday, January 15th through Sunday, January 18th
SITE:  Waialae Country Club, Honolulu, Hawaii
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Seth Raynor (1927), Rick Smith (1999)
PAR:  70
YARDAGE:  7,044
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 480 Yds 10 - Par 4 351 Yds
2 - Par 4 423 Yds 11 - Par 3 194 Yds
3 - Par 4 422 Yds 12 - Par 4 440 Yds
4 - Par 3 204 Yds 13 - Par 4 477 Yds
5 - Par 4 467 Yds 14 - Par 4 430 Yds
6 - Par 4 460 Yds 15 - Par 4 398 Yds
7 - Par 3 176 Yds 16 - Par 4 417 Yds
8 - Par 4 454 Yds 17 - Par 3 194 Yds
9 - Par 5 506 Yds 18 - Par 5 551 Yds
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35 3,592 Yds 35 3,452 Yds
Annual: 44th
Defending Champion: K.J. Choi
Runner-Up: Rory Sabbatini
Tournament Record: 260 (John Huston, 1998; Brad Faxon, 2001)
54-Hole Record: 194 (John Huston, 1998; Brad Faxon, 2001)
36-Hole Record: 128 (Davis Love III, 1994; John Huston, 1998;
Paul Azinger, 2000; Brad Faxon, 2001;
John Cook, 2002)
18-Hole Record: 60 (Davis Love III, 1994 - Par was 72)
Course Record: 61 (David Toms, 2006)
Total Purse: $5,400,000
Shares: 1st Place - $972,000; 2nd Place - $583,200; 3rd Place - $367,200
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
K.J. Choi 266 Kevin Na 272
Rory Sabbatini 269 Steve Marino 272
Jerry Kelly 270 Tom Pernice Jr 273
Steve Stricker 272 Troy Matteson 273
Pat Perez 272 Seven players at 274
Past Sony Open in Hawaii Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 K.J. Choi (266) -- Rory Sabbatini
2007 Paul Goydos (266) -- Luke Donald, Charles Howell III
2006 David Toms (261) -- Chad Campbell, Rory Sabbatini
2005 Vijay Singh (269) -- Ernie Els
2004 *Ernie Els (262) -- Harrison Frazar
2003 *Ernie Els (264) -- Aaron Baddeley
2002 Jerry Kelly (266) -- John Cook
2001 Brad Faxon (260) -- Tom Lehman
2000 Paul Azinger (261) -- Stuart Appleby
1999 Jeff Sluman (271) -- Chris Perry, Len Mattiace, Jeff Maggert,
Tommy Tolles, Davis Love III
1998 John Huston (260) -- Tom Watson
1997 *Paul Stankowski (271) -- Jim Furyk, Mike Reid
1996 *Jim Furyk (277) -- Brad Faxon
1995 John Morse (269) -- Tom Lehman, Duffy Waldorf
1994 Brett Ogle (269) -- Davis Love III
1993 Howard Twitty (269) -- Joey Sindelar
1992 John Cook (265) -- Paul Azinger
1991 Lanny Wadkins (270) -- John Cook
1990 David Ishii (279) -- Paul Azinger
1989 #Gene Sauers (197) -- David Ogrin
1988 Lanny Wadkins (271) -- Richard Zokol
1987 *Corey Pavin (270) -- Craig Stadler
1986 Corey Pavin (272) -- Paul Azinger
1985 Mark O'Meara (267) -- Craig Stadler
1984 *Jack Renner (271) -- Wayne Levi
1983 Isao Aoki (268) -- Jack Renner
1982 Lanny Wadkins (280) -- Scott Simpson
1981 Hale Irwin (265) -- Don January
1980 Andy Bean (266) -- Lee Trevino
1979 Hubert Green (267) -- Fuzzy Zoeller
1978 *Hubert Green (274) -- Bill Kratzert
1977 Bruce Lietzke (273) -- Don January, Takashi Murakami
1976 Ben Crenshaw (270) -- Hale Irwin, Larry Nelson
1975 Gary Groh (274) -- Al Geiberger
1974 Jack Nicklaus (271) -- Eddie Pearce
1973 John Schlee (273) -- Orville Moody
1972 *Grier Jones (274) -- Bob Murphy
1971 Tom Shaw (273) -- Miller Barber
1970 Not Held
1969 Bruce Crampton (274) -- Jack Nicklaus
1968 Lee Trevino (272) -- George Archer
1967 Dudley Wysong (284) -- Billy Casper
1966 Ted Makalena (271) -- Gay Brewer, Billy Casper
1965 *Gay Brewer (281) -- Bob Goalby
* - Won in Playoff
# - Rain Shortened
Note: Formerly called United Hawaiian Open (1991), Hawaiian Open (1965-90),
United Airlines Hawaiian Open (1992-98).



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