Sony Open tees off at Waialae Country Club

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Sony Open Championship started Thursday at the Waialae Country Club.

It is one of four professional golf tournaments that will generate millions of dollars for Hawaii's economy.

The Sony Open is also the first full field event of the PGA Tour this season.

This week's field features nine players who have won major championships, eight past Sony Open champions and the highest ranked U.S. golfer in the world, Steve Stricker.


Copyright 2012 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.