The SONY Open in Hawaii - Final Round Today
Honolulu, Hawaii - Three-time PGA Tour winner Russell Henley is attempting to win his second Sony Open in Hawaii title (2013) and would become the sixth multiple winner of the event. He has a two stroke lead after posting a (67) on Saturday.
On the heels of the University of Georgia football team winning the National Championship for the first time since 1980, all 10 Georgia Bulldogs in the field made the cut, led by Henley, currently in 1st place (-18).
Hideki Matsuyama posted his 12th consecutive round in the 60s, the best active streak this season. He is two strokes off the lead
The only player without a bogey this week, 2019 Sony Open in Hawaii winner Matt Kuchar is bogey-free through 54 holes for the first time in his career and is T-3.
At 14-under 196, Irishman Seamus Power (T-3) tops previous-best low 54-hole score on Tour by two strokes (198/2016 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba/T-28). He is seeking his second career Tour win (2021 Barbasol Championship) and sixth top-25 finish in his last seven starts.
SONY Open Leaderboard - After Third Round
Russell Henley 62-63-67 – 192 (-18)
Hideki Matsuyama 66-65-63 – 194 (-16)
Adam Svensson 64-67-65 – 196 (-14)
Seamus Power 63-68-65 – 196 (-14)
Matt Kuchar 64-65-67 – 196 (-14)
Haotong Li 63-65-68 – 196 (-14)
The final round of the SONY Open starts with Tee Times at 7:55am (local)/12:50pm (ET) and the leaders at 1:15pm (local)/6:15pm (ET).
Weather: Sunny to mostly sunny skies with perfect temperatures 73-79 degrees. Winds low in the 2-6 mph range. (link)
PGATourBrunch will post a review of the SONY Open at Noon (ET) Monday.
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SONY Open in Hawaii
COURSE: Waialae Country Club - (Honolulu, Hawaii)
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $7,500,000/$1,350,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Kevin Na
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
OFFICIAL SITE: (SONY Open)
TV COVERAGE: Today, Sunday, January 16: With an NFL Super Wild Card triple-header dominating programming, the PGA Tour will be on Golf Channel from 6:00pm to 10:00pm (ET)
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING: ESPN+ will stream Sunday, coverage from at 12:45pm ET to10:00pm ET.
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: Final round coverage on Sirius XM Radio runs from 5:00pm to 10:00pm (ET). PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92 or online via PGATourcom.
How to Watch: In case of changes, visit: (PGATourCom)
SONY Open in Hawaii - Tee Times and Leaderboard:
Tee Times: (link)
SONY Open Leaderboard - (link)
What They’re Saying:
Henley Holds the Lead at SONY Open (ESPNcom/Associated Press)
Matsuyama Surge Keeps Pressure on Henley (PGATourCom)
Henley Heats Up Late in R-3 at SONY Open (Golf Week/USA Today)
SONY Open Sunday Tee Times, TV Info (Golf Week/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History:
January 16, 1980 - Ben Hogan, Bob Goalby, Don January, Julius Boros, Dan Likes and Gardner Dickinson held their first meeting to lay the ground-work for the Champions Tour. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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