Sony Open In Hawaii 2012 To Begin January 9th
As Hawaii welcomes in the New Year 144 of the top golf professionals in the world are preparing for the Sony Open in Hawaii. This annual tournament hosted by Sony is a big event in Hawaii. It attracts players and fans from across the world, and is the largest charitable event that is hosted in Hawaii. Since 1999, when the tournament was first hosted, the Sony open has raised over $11 million that goes toward local not-for-profit organizations. From its small beginnings in 1999 the Sony open has grown significantly, now providing more than $1 million annually to benefit over 100 not-for-profits organizations here in Hawaii. The Sony Open will contribute some $100 million of marketing and economic impact in Hawaii, and it is a welcome boost for the local tourism industry. In 2007 Sony debuted live event coverage in China and India, as well as many other countries across the world, making it one of the most internationally-televised golf events in the world. The Sony open is looking for volunteersto help make the tournament a success. They are looking for dedicated, dependable, helpful, flexible, and most of all, volunteers with “aloha.”. You can find the list of positions they need here, and become a part of the Sony Open in Hawaii volunteer ohana. The first round of the Sony Open will begin on Thursday morning and continue through the weekend, with the final round on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased for single days, and for the entire week, and there will be a trolley service available from Waikiki for $2 each way to Waialae Country Club. The Sony Open is a major tournament in the golfing world because it attracts players from all over the world and it is the first full-field event of the PGA Tour.