Maui 2010 Golf Tournaments – Part 2

From sideline spectating at PGA TOUR events that attract some of the biggest names in the sport . . . to teeing off in neighborly contests with a quintessential island character, Maui’s courses provide a wealth of golf experiences amid the world’s most scenic surroundings.

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maui's golf coursesPro & Pro-Am

Kapalua Clambake Pro-Am
Bay & Plantation Courses
July 2–4
Four-person teams compete in a tourney benefiting Maui Special Olympics, Lahainaluna Golf Team and the Hawai‘i State Junior Golf Association. Highlights include an awards ceremony and clambake at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. Information: (808) 669-8044; www.kapalua.com.

Aloha Section
Pro-Pro Championship
Ka‘anapali Golf Resort
July 18–19
The state’s golf pros compete in a two-day, two-person team event. Information: (808) 661-3691.

Maui Open
The Dunes at Maui Lani, Kahului
August 7–8
Professionals and amateurs compete in multiple divisions on a challenging links-style course. Thirty-six-hole stroke play. Entries close July 15. Information: (808) 873-0422; www.dunesatmauilani.com.

VISA Hall of Fame
Championship & Pro-Am
Plantation Course
August 21–23
Now in its nineteenth year, the tournament welcomes amateurs and Aloha Section PGA golf pros. Information: (808) 669-8044. Pro-Am entry form: www.kapalua.com.

SBS Championship
Plantation Course, Kapalua
January 3–9, 2011
Seoul Broadcasting System sponsors the 2011 PGA TOUR’s season    opener. Nearly three-dozen tournament winners compete for a share   of the $5.6 million purse. At press time, qualifying players included Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, Steve Stricker, Ian Poulter, Jim Furyk, Tim Clark, and Geoff Ogilvy, 2010’s SBS Championship winner. Practice rounds January 3 and 4; Pro-Am January 5. Information: (808) 665-9160. Tickets: (877) 772-5425; www.kapalua.com.

Amateur

Maui Hospitality
Sales & Marketing
Scholarship Golf Tournament
Makena North Course
June 19
Three-person scramble; 7:30 a.m. shotgun start. Proceeds fund scholarships for Maui County graduating seniors and the Maui Culinary  Academy. Information & entry form: www.hsma-maui.org/golf.html.

Kahili Wahine Classic
Kahili Course, Waikapu
September 11
Two-woman teams compete in this amateur competition. One-better-ball format, 7 a.m. shotgun start. Information: Assistant golf professional Frank Luchowski, (808) 242-4653 (242-GOLF).

Roy’s Tournament
Ka‘anapali Golf Resort
September 17
A benefit for the Imua Foundation. For information, contact Priscilla Veilleux: (808) 244-7467, ext. 222; pveilleux@imuafamilyservices.org.

Kidney Foundation Tournament
Old Blue Course, Wailea
September 25
7:30 a.m. shotgun start. Information:
Pat Presti, (808) 986-1900.

Boys & Girls Club of Maui
Golf Tournament
Makena North Course
October 30
A fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Maui. Information: Gina McLain, (808) 242-4363, ext. 322.

Tommy Bahama Paradise Classic
Makena North Course
November 15
A benefits Habitat for Humanity. Information: (808) 875-9983.

Golf for the Whales Tournament
Makena North Course
November 27
Tourney benefits the Pacific Whale Foundation. Information: (808) 249-8811, or register online at www.active.com.

Hawai‘i State Junior Golf Association
Tournament of Champions
Wailea Emerald Course
December 4–5
Boys and girls seven to eighteen years old compete. Information & registration: www.HSJGA.org.

Lahainaluna Stadium Fundraiser
Ka‘anapali Golf Resort
December 12
Information: Richard “Noosh” Nishihara: nosh.shore2shore@gmail.com.


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