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2015 Hyundai Tournament to Reward Par-3 Hole-in-One

December 12, 2014, 6:55 AM HST
* Updated December 12, 6:59 AM
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2015 Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Resort, Jan. 8-12. File photo by Getty Images.

By MauiNow Staff

The 2015 Hyundai Tournament of Champions will be giving away two band new vehicles to the player — and his caddie — who makes a hole-in-one on No. 8 during any of the four days of competition.

This is the first time on the PGA Tour that an automobile sponsor has provided this opportunity to the competitors.

If a hole-in-one is made, Hyundai will award the player a 2015 Genesis 5.0, and the caddie will receive a 2015 Santa Fe Sport.

The eighth hole at the Kapalua Resort Plantation Course is a 203-yard par 3 over a canyon that is protected by five green-side bunkers. Lucas Glover is the only player to record a hole-in-one during the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at the Kapalua Resort, which he made on the eighth hole with a 5-iron during the third round in 2006.

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The Hyundai Tournament of Champions Official Pro-Am takes place Jan. 7-8 and is the only Pro-Am on the PGA Tour that guarantees participants will be paired with a tournament winner. For more information, please contact Nancy Cross at (808) 665-9160 or [email protected]

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All four competitive rounds will be broadcast on Golf Channel. Follow the tournament on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HyundaiTOC or on Twitter and Instagram @HyundaiTOC to get updates and a behind-the-scenes look at the tournament preparations.

SCHEDULE: JANUARY 8-12, 2015

Gate Information – Tentative Schedule

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Thursday, Jan. 8

– Gate times: 7am – Pro-Am

Friday, Jan. 9

– Gates times: 9am – First Round

Saturday, Jan. 10

– Gates times: 7am – Second Round

Sunday, Jan. 11

– Gates times: 9am – Third Round

Monday, Jan. 12

– Gates times: 8am – Final Round

Special Events and Information

Aloha Kick-Off Ceremony – Friday, January 9

A traditional Hawaiian blessing will take place followed by Hawaiian entertainment.

Free Public Parking and Shuttles 

Free public parking and shuttles at Honua Kai Resort in Kaanapali

First shuttle departs Honua Kai 15 minutes prior to gate times and runs continuously throughout the day

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