About the Event

Each January the Sony Open in Hawaii attracts 144 of the world's greatest golf professionals to the Waialae Country Club on the island of Oahu. The event is the largest charity golf event in Hawaii and has raised over $14 million dollars for the local not-for-profits since 1999.

In just sixteen years, the Sony Open has emerged as a leader in charitable giving in the state. With a significant start of generating $256,000 for 43 charities in 1999, tournament charity proceeds now surpass the $1 million mark annually benefiting more than 150 not-for-profit organizations.

Global impact of the event reaches over 560 million homes in some 220 countries via multiple national and international broadcast networks, and contributes an estimated $100 million in marketing and economic impact to Hawaii. One of the most international events on the PGA TOUR schedule, the Sony Open showcases international golf talent and camaraderie against the backdrop of Hawaii's natural beauty to the world.

 

Dates

January 12 – 18, 2015

Site

Waialae Country Club, Honolulu, Oahu
Par 70 (35-35); 7,044 yards

Purse

$5,600,000

Champion’s Prize

$1,008,000

Title Sponsor

Sony Corporation

Host / Sponsor of Record

Friends of Hawaii Charities, Inc.

Charity Partner

The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.

Defending Champion

Jimmy Walker

 

 

Past Champions

2014

Jimmy Walker

2013

Russell Henley

2012

Johnson Wagner

2011

Mark Wilson

2010

Ryan Palmer

2009

Zach Johnson

2008

K.J. Choi

2007

Paul Goydos

2006

David Toms

2005

Vijay Singh

2004

Ernie Els

2003

Ernie Els

2002

Jerry Kelly

2001

Brad Faxon

2000

Paul Azinger

1999

Jeff Sluman