Calip, Jaffurs advance to Manoa Cup Finals

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The final match-up for the 106th Manoa Cup has been set.

Hawaii's oldest golf tournament started Wednesday at Oahu Country Club with 64 competitors from across the state.

Only two remain as University of Hawaii Hilo's Issac Jaffurs will take on UH Manoa's Nainoa Calip for the title.

In the quarterfinals, Jaffurs defeated Cole Shintaku to advance to the semi-finals. The Vulcan went on to knock-off Doug Williams, winning holes 14 and 15 to close out the match.

Nainoa Calip sailed to the final round, first taking down Kengo Aoshima in the quarterfinals.

In the semis, the Big West championship runner-up birdied hole 17 to earn the victory over fellow Rainbow Warrior Scotty Yamashita.

Jaffurs and Calip will tee off for the first 18 holes at 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning, with the second set of 18 to follow.

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