2019 Sony Open

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Tee times https://www.pgatour.com/tournaments/sony-open-in-hawaii/tee-times.html



Waialae Country Club

Par 70

7044 yards



built by the great Seth Raynor and opened in 1927





Purse $6,400,000



OWGR looking to be about 50-52 points for the winner, slightly better than last year.



Notables



Jordan Spieth

Justin Thomas

Bubba Watson

Patrick Reed (playing with Bubba in the GolfWRX Forum featured group)

Adam Scott

Zach Johnson

Bryson DeChambeau

Vijay Singh

Jimmy Walker

Brandt Snedeker

Luke Donald

Gary Woodland

Davis Love III

Steve Stricker

Ian Poulter

Jason Dufner

Keegan Bradley

Charles Howell III

Matt Kuchar

YE Yang

Paul Casey

Hideki Matsuyama (5 other Japanese players in the field this week to share press interest with Hideki)

Marc Leishman

Si Woo Kim

Stewart Cink

Pat Perez

Cameron Champ

Cameron Smith

Shugo Imahira: leader in the Japanese Order of Merit in 2018 and got a special invite to The Masters today

Defending Champion Patton Kizzire



and with a spiffy new Slovak flag in front of his name Rory Sabbatini





from 1983



http://youtu.be/sdQFVTmqLl4
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  • OldTomMorrisOldTomMorris Edinburgh, ScotlandMembers Posts: 2,255 ✭✭
    edited Jan 9, 2019 3:59am #2
    Always enjoyed this event but the time difference isn't great for watching it live in the UK. Good field.
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  • KrazyTrain18KrazyTrain18 Members Posts: 3,164 ✭✭
    Season debut for Adam Scott, looks like he has the Rombax back in the 3 wood this week.
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  • gatorMDgatorMD Hacker-in-Chief ClubWRX Posts: 4,564 ClubWRX
    Come on JT
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  • ea19ea19 future hall of famer Members Posts: 394 ✭✭
    Did I see somewhere where Mac O’Grady was trying to Monday qualify?
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  • OldTomMorrisOldTomMorris Edinburgh, ScotlandMembers Posts: 2,255 ✭✭
    edited Jan 9, 2019 1:36pm #6
    ea19 wrote:


    Did I see somewhere where Mac O'Grady was trying to Monday qualify?




    Thats a blast from the past. I'm sure he coached Seve at one point, probably briefly.



    I wonder if he is going right or or lefty?
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  • hebsanhebsan Members Posts: 841 ✭✭
    Looking at the forecast, there will be basically no wind. Expect low scores.
  • RainShadowRainShadow Tucson AZ (for now)Members Posts: 3,688 ✭✭
    LOL ---- GolfWRX featured group...Nice!
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  • Creedo77Creedo77 Members Posts: 738 ✭✭
    ea19 wrote:


    Did I see somewhere where Mac O’Grady was trying to Monday qualify?




    That’s correct he was in the field Monday
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  • Santiago GolfSantiago Golf I Strive to make you Better Members Posts: 4,997 ✭✭
    gatorMD wrote:


    Come on JT




    I wanna him get the w. Would love to watch him and spieth duke it out in a final pairing
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  • DE-ILLINIDE-ILLINI Members Posts: 328 ✭✭
    Like to see Spieth get off to a fast start in 2019.
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  • ObeeObee ClubWRX Posts: 3,716 ClubWRX
    Brent Grant, who joined my former club, Bear Creek, a year or more ago, Monday'd into the Sony.



    I would not at all be surprised to see him make the cut, if not contend. Kid is GOOD.
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  • 00steven00steven Members Posts: 195 ✭✭
    Cam Champ ftw
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  • b.heltsb.helts Members Posts: 2,842 ✭✭
    00steven wrote:


    Cam Champ ftw




    Just came in here to say your username is awesome!
  • andrieddleandrieddle Members Posts: 1,798 ✭✭
    I hope Luke Donald makes the cut
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  • OldTomMorrisOldTomMorris Edinburgh, ScotlandMembers Posts: 2,255 ✭✭
    andrieddle wrote:


    I hope Luke Donald makes the cut




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  • HankshankHankshank Members Posts: 1,564 ✭✭
    Whats the" GolfWRX Forum featured group"?
  • agolf1agolf1 Members Posts: 801 ✭✭
    Hankshank wrote:


    Whats the" GolfWRX Forum featured group"?


    I'm not sure either. It seems like its for the least liked players on tour though.
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  • the bishopthe bishop Members Posts: 3,231 ✭✭
    agolf1 wrote:

    Hankshank wrote:


    Whats the" GolfWRX Forum featured group"?


    I'm not sure either. It seems like its for the least liked players on tour though.


    Give Elk a sponsor's exemption and pair him with Bubba.
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  • MilkyButterCutsMilkyButterCuts Members Posts: 848 ✭✭
  • Darth PutterDarth Putter Members Posts: 4,766 ✭✭
    Hankshank wrote:


    Whats the" GolfWRX Forum featured group"?




    The group most likely to produce nasty comments on this forum.



    Bubba AND Reed? That's an entire lake of potential haterade.
    swing is irrelevant, score is everything

    just say NO.... to practice swings
  • ObeeObee ClubWRX Posts: 3,716 ClubWRX
    John Chin, who I've played with a bunch at Bear Creek, is on the leaderboard! This is his first year on the big Tour.
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  • 4rheel4rheel OC, CaliforniaMembers Posts: 1,824 ✭✭
    Where is Reid with the Sony Open pics? Lol
  • ShilgyShilgy Members Posts: 11,394 ✭✭
    DE-ILLINI wrote:


    Like to see Spieth get off to a fast start in 2019.
    A T55 and MC to start his season..today he is +2 through 11 and already -1.753 SG putting. Not quite what you asked for.
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  • MitchellGolfingMitchellGolfing Members Posts: 1,306 ✭✭
    Spieth not starting with a bang in 2019.
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  • bscinstnctbscinstnct Members Posts: 26,404 ✭✭
    What's the deal with this? Did they play already or are they just starting now?
  • ObeeObee ClubWRX Posts: 3,716 ClubWRX
    edited Jan 10, 2019 7:37pm #27
    hebsan wrote:


    Looking at the forecast, there will be basically no wind. Expect low scores.




    Except by Spieth.... ;-)


    bscinstnct wrote:


    What's the deal with this? Did they play already or are they just starting now?




    It's in Hawaii. Pretty sure it's currently 1:36 PM there on Thursday, January 10, 2019.



    Where are you?
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  • bscinstnctbscinstnct Members Posts: 26,404 ✭✭
    Obee wrote:

    hebsan wrote:


    Looking at the forecast, there will be basically no wind. Expect low scores.




    Except by Spieth.... ;-)


    bscinstnct wrote:


    What's the deal with this? Did they play already or are they just starting now?




    It's in Hawaii. Pretty sure it's currently 1:36 PM there on Thursday, January 10, 2019.



    Where are you?




    NY. You gonna answer my question or what?



    Ohee! It seems like some people playe d and now these are new people?



    Anyway, CChamp gotta unbutton that top button on his shirt.
  • JagpilotohioJagpilotohio 45+ inch drivers are evil. Columbus, OHMembers Posts: 7,224 ✭✭
    edited Jan 10, 2019 7:56pm #29
    Awesome. Champ just hit it over the 333 yard 10th. They were yelling for it to sit down! LOLOLOLOL!!! Love it.



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  • ObeeObee ClubWRX Posts: 3,716 ClubWRX
    Boom, John Chin!!!!



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  • JagpilotohioJagpilotohio 45+ inch drivers are evil. Columbus, OHMembers Posts: 7,224 ✭✭
    El Camarón is -3 thru 8!, Go shrimp!!
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